OŇöWIńėCIM, POLAND. This November 2017, 65 people gathered at the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp for the twenty-second gathering of Zen Peacemakers at the site.
JAPAN. Bernie's Photo Album¬†is a new series on our journal that shares the stories behind old photos in the Zen Peacemaker collection.¬† In the first installment, ZPI staff member Anthony Saracino interviews Bernie on a...
November 21, 2017
in Bernie Glassman, Legacy, News
KRAKOW, POLAND. Prior to plunging into 2017 Zen Peacemakers Auschwitz Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreat, Bernie conducted a ceremony recognizing¬†Roland Wegm√ľller,¬†Francisco Lugovina¬†and¬†Fleet Maull¬†as Zen Masters in his lineage.
November 20, 2017
in Bearing Witness, News, Video
SREBRENICA, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA. On October 15, 2017, a new, Dutch documentary on Zen Peacemaker work was released.¬† Created by Pat Van Boeckel and produced by Karin van der Molen,¬†Vrede Vinden in Srebrenica is an¬†hour-long...
November 14, 2017
Bearing Witness at Bear Butte: Reflection from The Wounded Knee Massacre Descendants Conference, October 2017
BEAR BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. In October 2017, Lakota elders organized a conference of Wounded Knee Massacre descendants in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Following from the connections made during the ZPI Native...
November 07, 2017
BELGRADE, SERBIA.¬†In late June, ahead of the yearly commemoration of the Srebrenica genocide on July 11, Mirko Gaspari gave a public talk on his experience in the '17 Bosnia-Herzegovina Bearing Witness at the local branch...
October 25, 2017
HELSINKI, FINLAND. In 2017 Zen Peacemaker Mikko Ij√§s contacted Roshi Frank DeWaele, asking him to lead the first Street Retreat in Helsinki, Finland.¬†
October 03, 2017
OSWEICIM, POLAND. With more than two decades of bearing witness practice at Auschwitz, Roshi Gauntt offers a brief, potent reflection on this Bearing Witness Retreat.
September 26, 2017
The Horizon Greets You From Every Side: Reflection on 2017 Zen Peacemakers Week of Service, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation
CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX TRIBE RESERVATION, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. In August of 2017, thirty non-Native American Zen Peacemakers conducted two weeks of programs as another step in a years-long-arc of developing relationship and appreciation with the...
September 19, 2017
BERLIN, GERMANY. German Zen Peacemaker Gabriele Blankertz supports resettled refugee women from Syria with facilitated community circles. "To be with what is going on now includes silence as well as talking and laughing and crying....