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Jan 2019
Summary of 2018 Zen Peacemakers Auschwitz-Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreat

OŚWIĘCIM, POLAND. In November 2018, 50 people from 10 different countries gathered in Krakow at the Royal Hotel Conference Room to begin the twenty-third Zen Peacemakers Auschwitz-Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreat. Before the retreat began, workshops were held on the Three Tenets– the principles of the Zen Peacemakers –and on the basis for the design of the Bearing Witness retreat. The day before the retreat began, Bernie Glassman passed away.  Bernie was the founder of Zen Peacemakers, and he initiated and designed the Bearing Witness Retreat at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1996.  The retreat staff......

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