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[23 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Thank You and Happy Holidays

Many of us are celebrating winter holidays this week and next, or ringing in the new year.  At Peace X Peace we’ll be taking a bit of a breather next week, and so will Peace Links.  We’ll be back on January 6th.  Thank you all for a great year, and for reading this new feature!  Please let me know if you have any suggestions or questions (, and I look forward to sharing some great links in 2012.  Cheers!

Big shout out to Hilary Clinton this week and last.  Between the …

Be the Change: Person X Person »

[19 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Who’s a terrorist, Newt?

By Patricia Smith
Founder, Peace X Peace
Editor, Sixty Years, Sixty Voices: Israeli and Palestinian Women
“I am almost daily stunned by the gap between what is in our media and, thus, in some of our attitudes, and the truth.”

Newt Gingrich is a phenomenon that baffles and stuns me.  I was willing to let it slide and trust the American people to see and reject his hypocrisy, financial and ethical wrongdoing, megalomania, and opportunistic deception.  Last week, however, he overstepped my patience when he referred to Palestinians as an “invented people” …

Connection Point »

[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Taking Back My Voice

Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviews Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah, Palestinian art photographer, curator, and art for social change enthusiast.
What sparked your interest in art for social change?
As an undergraduate at George Mason University I took a course on Art as Social Action, and was able to shape my degree around this idea. My courses involved reflecting on how artists speak about topics including race, class, gender and environment. One of the projects that influenced me was related to the role of photography in media and propaganda, and how it can be a …

Inside Peace X Peace »

[21 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Friday Peace Links: How Does One Man’s Death Change Prospects for Peace?

Here is some of what we’ve been reading this week:
Not much analysis yet on how the death of Gaddafi will affect peacebuilding, but here’s where you can find the latest updates.  And here’s an opinion that killing people is never good policy. Have you come across anything interesting relating to this bit of news?  If so, link to it in the comments, or send it to us! (caroline(a)
On nonviolence and Occupy Wall Street.
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that military service is ubiquitous in Israel – here’s a piece on contentious …