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Who Moved My Cheese?

"The cheese is gone, someone came in and stole the cheese."
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Support Israeli Conscientious Objectors -- Free the Shministim

I've been thinking a lot about courage. See that fresh-faced, bold young woman on the right? Her name is Raz Bar-David Varon. She's an 18-year-old Israeli who just graduated from 12th grade. And as I write this, she's sitting in jail in Tel Aviv because she refuses to join the Israeli army.
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Your Photo Memos to Barack Obama

They say a picture is worth a thousand words

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India's 9/11

Many in India and across the world saw last week's hostage situation as In
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'Elders' Refused Entry to Zimbabwe as Cholera Claims Lives

"Either they don't know or they don't care." -Gracia Machel, referring to the government attitude on the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe.
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Continuing the Abortion Conversation

This is the sequel to the original
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World AIDS Day: Mourning, Celebration, and Rededication

Yesterday our nation and world commemorated the 20th global observance of World AIDS Day.
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Obama's Ethic of Responsibility

In a recent interview with Barbara Walters, President-elect Obama said,
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Video: Indigenous Theologians Discuss Christianity and Culture

As we reflect on the history, meaning, and mythologies surrounding the season of Thanksgiving, indigenous theologians Richard Twiss, Raymond Aldred, and Terry LeBlanc offer their perspectives on the interaction between Christian faith and Native American identity, and how religions, culture, and the Gospel interact.

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