Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery

 
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 1 donation
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 1 donation
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Pluralistic Spiritual Center Update 7/10/14
    By - AFNSWAS - Pluralistic Spiritual Center Update 7/10/14
    Special Projects at The Pluralistic Spiritual Community Center Masa – Massar This program for Palestinian and Israeli youth changed direction this year towards seeking to build an ongoing cadre of young people that would meet throughout the year. The project is conducted jointly with the Open House, Ramle. We...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Voices of Peace: How Massa-Massar Has Changed Lives
    By - Alex Lewin - AFNSWAS Grant Writer
    Since 2009, Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has affected the lives — and enlarged the perspectives — of many Israeli and Palestinian teens. With its focus on leadership, the Massa-Massar program equips its young participants with tools, and provides them with experiences, that enable them to move beyond...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 1 donation
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Why 2013 Was a Landmark Year for Massa-Massar
    By - Alex Lewin - AFNSWAS Grant Writer
    We changed the world in 2013. The Massa-Massar youth leadership program enjoyed its most productive, most robust, most far-reaching year yet. And with the help of collaborators across the world, we made Massa-Massar a fixture in the program of peace-building activities centered in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the Oasis of...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 1 donation
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    The Journey youth leadership program
    By - Bob Fenton - Communication and Development Staff
    The Pluralistic Community Spiritual Center began the year with a community “Iftar” Ramadan Break-fast holding two evening ‘pot-luck’ dinners. One was with music and a singer, and the second, Imad Jabareen who performed a one man show with the poems of Mahmoud Darwish. The event was attending by...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 2 donations
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Young Leadership Seminar for Peace
    By - Dafna Karta Schwartz - Diector
    Young Leadership Seminar for Peace  Humanizing the "other"… The Pluralistic Spiritual Center at NeveShalom/Wahat al-Salam has extended the work of Massa/ Massar program to gobeyond the connections of religion, geography and history for two peoples. On April11-14, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center hosted their...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Massa/Massar is a journey of discovery
    By - Deborah First - American Friends of Neve Shalom Wahat al Salam
    Massa/Massar is a journey of discovery, of identity and of connection and compassion. While the next Massa/Massar journey is being planned, we want to share with you other journeys that are created at the Pluralistic Spiritual Center at Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam. Below are three recent journeys of the spirit that grew out...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    The Journey Continues
    By - Natasha Esther - Project Leader
    This school year, partly thanks to a donation from the Global Network of Religions for Children, the Massa Massar (Journey) program continues.  The three day leadership workshop was a collaboration between The Pluralistic Spiritual Centre of WAS-NS, The Sulha Peace Project and the Open House in Ramle. Its intention was...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 10 donations
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    A new director for the Pluralistic Spiritual Center
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Executive Director, American Friends of NSWAS
    A few months after the passing of Abdessalam Najjar who headed the Pluralistic Spiritual Center of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, we are happy to announce that Dafna Karta-Schwartz will now be leading the Center. Dafna is a teacher, therapist and facilitator for groups in conflict. She has a long experience in spiritual...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Preparing next year journey
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    The Pluralistic Spiritual Center and the Massa-Massar project recently faced the tragic loss of the Center's Director, Abdessalam Najjar. Abdessalam had been the first Arab to join the unique Jewish-Palestinian community of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam in the 1970s. He was instrumental in the creation of the various...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Sharing experiences from past Journeys
    By - Dort Shippin - Project Director
    As the staff is working on preparing the next Massa-Massar Journey, we wanted to share what Dorit Shippin, who is in charge of the project, wrote after the last day of a previous Journey: "The concluding session was, fittingly, a farewell session. Statements by the participants suggest that they underwent a meaningful...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 10 donations
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Pushing the new Massa-Massar to the coming school year
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    Due to lack of sufficient funding, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center has decided to push the next Massa-Massar to the 2011/2012 school year. It is now working with American, European and Japanese supporters to raise the amount needed for a new journey.  Your support is important and helps us gather additional gifts....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Preparing the next Journey
    By - Perrine Vaillant - American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    The staff at the  Pluralistic Spiritual Center has been facing a tough fundraising season and has decided to conduct the next Massa-Massar Journey in cooperation with other organizations that pursue similar goals. Thank you for all of you who support this meaningful project! They are now finishing the recruiting phase...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Partnership for Change: an interfaith workshop
    By - Howard Shippin - Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
    Over three days from Thursday, December 16 to Saturday, December 19, a group of 25 young people, Israelis and Palestinians, gathered in the Arab~Jewish village of Wahat al-Salam~Neve Shalom for a dialogue around the theme: “partnership for change”. The purpose was to encourage the participants to find ways and...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    The Human Rights Journey Continues
    By - Ahmad Hijazi - Project coordinator
    Twenty-two 15-17 years old Jews and Palestinians are still participating in the project. After the recruitment phase in February, they met in April during an introductory and dialogue workshop for two days. In May they had a two-day workshop in Nazareth in which they received training on human rights issues by the Arab...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 6 donations
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    New Massa-Massar program started in April
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Assistant Executive Director
    This year, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center is teaming up with the School for Peace in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam to run a new Massa-Massar program focusing on Human Rights. Nine Jews and thirteen Palestinians from different high schools (age 15-17) are participating in this program, which includes one encounter every month...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery posted a progress report
    Massa-Massar: looking back and forward
    By - Perrine Vaillant - Assistant Executive Director
    Last summer, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center in cooperation with the “Open House” of Ramle organized its third “Massa-Massar: a Journey of Discovery” program. 20 participants, aged 15-17 went on a 6-day journey, starting in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam. They visited Jerusalem while learning about human rights issues...
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Massa-Massar: A Journey of Discovery has received 7 donations
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Abir Elzowidi

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Sherman Oaks, CA Israel

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