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  • Ancient cemetery of Sephardic refugees restored in France

    August 23, 2013 | 10:44 am

    A municipality in southern France has begun renovating an ancient Sephardic cemetery.
    The first stage of the restoration of the 17th century cemetery in Bidache, 130 miles south of Bordeaux, began last week and will focus on a large arch built on the premises, the...
  • Does Buddhist Hold Mideast Peace Key?

    By Ruth Mason

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    While news of the Geneva accords hit the headlines, a group of Palestinians and Israelis were trying to make a different kind of peace -- with the help of Buddhists in southern France.

    Thich Nhat Hanh -- Vietnamese Zen master, poet and Nobel Peace Prize nominee -- has been inviting...