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12/20/13

The Wish List

by Johanna Mitscherlich


When I was a child I used to write a wish list before Christmas. A few days before Christmas Eve I put it on the table of our terrace and shouted “Santa Read More

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12/9/13

Change and Forgiveness

by Christine Munalula


Elizabeth* is a young widow. At the age of 18, she married a man who abused her, but she misses him now. Before his death, her husband changed. By then, he Read More

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11/27/13

Syrian Refugee Crisis: A day in the life of a refugee volunteer worker

On International Volunteer’s Day (December 5th), the international aid organization CARE shines a light on the crucial role which Syrian volunteers play in supporting refugees from Syria in Read More

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10/31/13

Progress Positive, but Refugees Can’t Be Forgotten

By Kadry Furany

Despite positive news regarding Syria’s chemical weapons, the refugee situation resulting from this conflict remains a crisis. Kadry Furany, vice president of Read More

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10/22/13

Crisis in Syria: What Remains Unsaid

By Johanna Mitscherlich, October 2013

 

On a dusty road in the city of Irbid in the north of Jordan, about an hour's drive from the Syrian border, box-shaped Read More