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Jun 2010
Local Western Massachusetts Paper Lauds Zen House

From the Recorder: “On Saturday the Zen Peacemakers Center in Montague hosted its third community meal (at the quiet, rural setting near North Leverett. Here Ben and Jerrys ice cream, which (supports the centers work, is served for dessert; at left Nan Niederlander, of Leverett is (served by Eve Marko, head teacher of the Zendo. MONTAGUE — The menu last week included not only barbecued hamburgers and fresh, local greens, but also rice and lentil dhal, cucumber and feta salad, veggie noodle salad and deviled eggs.” read more...

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June 04, 2010

My Murmurs Over the Marmara by Rabbi Ohad Ezrahi

Rabbi Ohad Ezrahi has represented the Jewish tradition at Auschwitz Bearing witness retreats for many years. He studies Zen with Bernie Glassman and is a peace activist. He wrote the following article on recent events:...

May 28, 2010

Second Life Activism by Kate Crisp

Virtual Second Life Free Tibet meditation vigil (video) Virtual Second Life chain in support of Burmese monks (video) Using the avatar Vivienne, Peacemaker Institute and Prison Dharma Network director Kate Crisp organized hourly meditations to...