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Israel Series

by Teju Adisa-Farrar

Israel Series: a series of reflections about positive ecological communities and community building in a country with such a violent and volatile conflict.

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Why I’m Going to Israel Right Now: Can Positivity Prevail in an Unjust Society?

In All, teju, The Story by Teju Adisa-Farrar

In a couple weeks I will begin the last semester of my European Masters program in Madrid. But before I go to Spain, tonight I am going to Tel Aviv, Israel. Much of the media is currently focused on Trump, his Executive Orders and administration appointments that undermine progress, neglect equality and justice. Protestors and a few legislators are voraciously opposing …

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Conclusion – Positivity is an Illusion: Peace is a Project

In All by Teju Adisa-Farrar

The Art of Building Barriers I met a German man whose been living in Spain while on my tour in Jordan, his name is Jense. He was driving up North from Eilat the next day. Since I needed to head all the way north to Tel Aviv I decided to ride with him as far as he goes and then …

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Part II – Shalom, Salaam, Peace

In All, The Story by Teju Adisa-Farrar

It started with Israelis, Palestinians, American Jews, Europeans, one guy from Japan, and me standing around a bonfire… Sulha Once a month an organization called Sulha, made up of Israelis and Palestinians, gathers together to practice peace and “meet to encounter the other in our full humanity.” At each meeting they choose a topic, this month was gender, and have …