January 9, 2014

(Pareve or meat) 2  3⁄4 cups chicken broth, pareve or regular 1⁄2 cup cooked barley or white or mixed wild rice 1  8-ounce can chick peas, drained 1  8-ounce can sliced carrots, drained and slightly mashed 1  8-ounce can mushrooms, stems and pieces, drained 4- to 8-ounce frozen mixed vegetables, optional Salt and pepper to CONTINUE »

There are many different types of intentional communities. Here is a short list:
January 8, 2014

• Agricultural communities: Communities promoting living on (and off of) the land. • Co-housing: Old-fashioned neighborhoods that bring together the value of private homes with the benefits of more sustainable living. That means common facilities and good connections with neighbors. • Eco-village: Intentional communities where the goal is to become more socially, economically and ecologically CONTINUE »

Selected list of Maryland intentional communities
January 8, 2014

Bird River Oasis, Middle River (forming) Catholic Worker Community, Silver Spring (forming) Co-op Housing University of Maryland, College Park Eastern Village Cohousing, Silver Spring Fiopa Community/Fiopa Consensus Collective, Takoma Park (forming) Greenhouse Group Senior Cohousing, Annapolis Heathcote Community, Freeland Liberty Village Cohousing, Libertytown Long Ridge Lane, Bowie Madison Street House, Hyattsville Maitri House, Takoma Park CONTINUE »

January 2, 2014

Suggestions for how you can be a part of the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue: >> Access the American Israel Public Affairs Committee at aipac.org. >> Visit J Street at jstreet.org. >> Fax or email a letter to your representatives in Congress and the Senate. Their contact information can be found at usa.gov/Contact/ Elected.shtml. >> Participate in the dialogue, Talking About CONTINUE »

Analysts look at what might happen if the peace talks fail
BY Maayan Jaffe
January 2, 2014

While the politicians pingpong about the peace process, analysts are looking at what might be the results of failed negotiations. “A true lover of Israel cannot afford to sit back and watch how the Israeli right and their supporters in the Diaspora are undermining the hope for peace. Israel is strong enough to take the CONTINUE »