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  • Teshuva in Liberia: Moving from ruin to reconciliation

    July 5, 2012 | 4:19 pm

    Sometimes, when you visit a place that is full of so much pain, the stories — and days — begin to bleed into one another. 

    The stories of the people of Liberia, whose ferocious civil war ended only nine years ago, reveal horrifying trends through 14 years of fighting. Scant...

  • Jewish group appeals to Obama on Sudan

    June 23, 2011 | 3:43 pm

    The American Jewish World Service joined an appeal to President Obama to add sanctions to the incentives he has offered Sudan’s government to comply with peace deals.

    “President Obama, When will you impose serious consequences for ethnic cleansing and mass atrocities?” said an ad...