Resist in Peace

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Right now there is so much happening in our world. And resistance seems to be the theme of much of our actions and efforts. There is no doubt that many of these issues need our resistance (and persistence) — issues like standing up for refugees, protecting the rights of our LGBTI communities, the rights of laborers to organize, the reproductive rights of women and families and the rights of all of us to speak up and participate in our democracy. And yet, there is another reality that we must bring in to our efforts — Continue reading

Darkness Into Light

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Marchers in the Unity march on Saturday, December 10, 2016

Marchers in the Unity march on Saturday, December 10, 2016

We are in the darkest days of the natural year. And talking to many of you, there is a feeling of darkness surrounding the current political days. And our “darkness” cannot begin to compare to the heartbreak that the people of Syria are suffering now. Continue reading

Love…What the World Needs Now

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JRPC Invites You to Take Action for Peace and Love. In the wake of the 2016 election results there has been a huge increase in incidents of racist attacks and hate literature all over the United States. Even here in Missoula, there have been reports of anti-Semitic literature spread in some neighborhoods and threats to Har Shalom. Now more than ever before people of peace must be willing to stand up against hatred and bigotry to show solidarity with all people under threat. Continue reading

Thankful!

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving – a perfect time for me to say thank you for the contributions of time, money and ideas you make each year to keep us going strong.  However you choose to spend the day, let us all remember those among us who are Continue reading