Community in Palestine

Webster defines community as ‘a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood); a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc.’ By this definition alone, the majority of our team could be classified as they were part of the running community having spent […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
Bethlehem, Palestine: An Unexpected Teacher of Community

My journeys in Palestine have plunged me into new territories of community, acting as a loyal and loving but demanding teacher. The first day I crossed the checkpoint into Palestine in 2012, I felt a bit nervous in the taxi. How did the taxi driver know where to go? I had not told him. He […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
The Resiliency of Community in the Holy Land

We have talked about “place” a lot in past issues of the commonGood newsletter. While there are many avenues through which community may be formed, a physical place, a piece of earth, is the oldest, most enduring thing around which a community coalesces. So it begs the question of what to do when two seemingly […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright