Tag Archives: Middle East

Peace to thee

A friend of mine just returned from a Holocaust conference in Germany. He briefed me on it over lunch today, not only on Nazi atrocities but on the uncongenial relationships between Europeans and Jews in history. Another friend of mine … Continue reading

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The Beheading

This poem is a re-post from last year, in honor of the 21 Coptic martyrs who were killed by ISIS on this date in 2015. The Beheading Their faces held no fear. A solemn gaze, Grave as the fabled majesty … Continue reading

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The Beheading

One year ago today, on Feb. 15, 2015, ISIS released a video showing the beheading of 21 Christian young men, whom it had executed for the faith of Jesus Christ.  Many of these men died while calling audibly on the … Continue reading

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