The Sorrow of Survival

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Dr. Riad schrieb mir diese Reflektion in der Hoffnung, dass es die Letzte zu diesem Krieg sei… The Krehs are a dear German family that lived and served with us for three years told me that people congratulate them on returning on time from Lebanon before the start of the war. Although this family is weiterlesen…

Civilized Discrimination!

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Eine weitere Email von unserem Freund Dr. Riad Khassis: Imagine a Red Cross worker saying to a severely wounded person agonizing under the rubbles of a destroyed building: “Show me your passport. If you hold a foreign passport I will help you, if not go to hell!” Such a response from a Red Cross worker weiterlesen…

What can I say? Nothing!

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Unser Freund George hat uns eine weitere Email aus der Bekaa-Ebene geschrieben. Gestern wurde das Nachbardorf angegriffen… Dear Friends, As we start the second month of this sixth Israeli war on Lebanon I am helpless to find any words to describe the situation. What can I say when near my village when a convey of weiterlesen…

Home, sweet home!

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Eine weitere Email von Dr. Riad Kassis: Almost every time we, as a family, return from a wonderful vacation, as we enter our home we say: Home, sweet home! No place is like home! I am sure that you have had the same feelings in many occasions. However, imagine being forced to leave suddenly your weiterlesen…

Email von George aus der Beqaa-Ebene

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Es folgt eine weitere Email von unserem Freund George, der uns seit Kriegsbeginn ueber das Geschehen im Libanon und speziell in der Beqaa-Ebene berichtet: Dear Friends and Family, Peace greetings from the land of strife and violence! I am close to my computer now trying to find some encouragement from friends like you. My hands weiterlesen…

A „Prayer to Ms. Rice“

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Es folgen weitere Gedankengaenge meines Freundes Dr. Riad Khassis, dem Direktor einer Schule im Libanon: Normally children pray brief and sweet prayers before they go to bed. This evening my seven year old daughter, a Lebanese, and her four year old cousin, an American, stood side by side, stretched up their hands, and prayed. It weiterlesen…