By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director
“Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.” (Matt. 5:9)
In the aftermath of another deadly shooting at a synagogue, this time not far from where I lived (and still have family) in Southern California, I felt moved to do something. But it’s hard to know what to do, how to help, in the midst of such pointless violence. Jesus says, “Blessed are the peacemakers,” but what does this really mean?
“They dress the wound of my people
as though it were not serious.
‘Peace, peace,’ they say,
when there is no peace.” (Jer. 6:14)
Faith Seeking Mutual Understanding
We painfully know too well that we live in a fallen world. When it comes to those of the Jewish faith, it is evident how much suffering they have endured over the centuries. This is especially apparent in recent attacks…
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