conflict

Find Your Mercy

I think we could all use a little more mercy and compassion. Day after day, the news is filled with ...

Reconciliation Within the Family and Beyond the Family

The Book of Genesis is nothing if not a story of dysfunctional families. Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Hagar, ...

If a Chicken and a Half….

 If a chicken and half takes a day and a half to lay an egg and a half, and if an eastbound train ...

Big Questions Vs. Hard Questions

At this year’s ISJL Education Conference, I helped lead a session about “Conflict Transformation.” The term is used to describe ...

My Friends in Israel Are Not All Israeli

With the recent violence and escalation in the Middle East, my mind is on Israel. With every report of a ...

Empathy and Conflict

It seems to me that it’s hard for a feeling, empathetic person to know where to place himself in the ...

How Should We Talk About Science and Religion?

As someone who loves both religion and science, I often struggle with how they interact. Are they in opposition to ...