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Showing posts from March 24, 2024

Good Friday Stations of the Cross, Interfaith Ceasefire

 Carrie Schuchardt of House of Peace, Ipswich, holding a symbolic baby, in solidarity with Gaza mothers mourning the lost lives of their infants. Banner "We Repent the Sin of Violence" held by John Schuchardt and Emily Hankle with daughters at the Good Friday Stations of the Cross gathering organized by Agape in front of the Massachusetts State House. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley attending the Interfaith Ceasefire event at Faneuil Hall, Boston. Professors Neto Valiente and Catherine Mooney (center) of Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. CR Spicer (MTS '15) with Professors Mary Jo Iozzio and Neto Valiente of Boston College School of Theology and Ministry in front of the Federal Building. Committing to endurance, the assembly charged Senators Warren and Markey with complicity in war crimes (or should have).

Another Jew for Ceasefire

Author with State Senator Pat Jehlen and husband Alain Jehlen in Davis Square. Published 20 March 2024   Somerville Times here Another Jew for Ceasefire C.R. Spicer March 8 Yellow tulips for International Women’s Day were distributed to participants after thirty-five had gathered in Somerville at Davis Square to mourn the indiscriminate killing in Gaza. Alain Jehlen, attending the protest on Friday said “Ceasefire is the only way to be human.” “Already 1 percent of the population is dead,” Sen. Pat Jehlen said. “That’s thirty million Americans. 700 in Somerville.” “I’m so appalled,” said Nancy Murray, Cambridge resident who worked for the ACLU, She has visited all the refugee camps including Jabalia recalling the 2,000 lb. bomb Israel dropped there. As more than 9,000 women have been killed in Gaza, the death toll was dramatized by a reading of names and ages of Palestinian victims. “The names we just read included several families,” remarked Amina, a student wearing a Kafiya and black