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Gwendolyn Rachel Ackerman has covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the first Palestinian uprising broke out in 1988. Along the way, she has met amazing people who opened their hearts and shared their experiences -- for which she will be eternally grateful. She wishes with all her heart that age-old grievances will eventually be put aside to create the possibility of a less violent future. 


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Reading in Jaffa

Reading from Goddess of Battle at the Jaffa book store, probably the most appropriate place on earth to talk about a book that seeks to promote reconciliation. A big thank you to owner Michel, all my friends and family who came, and to Heidi Levine for the great photographs.

In a class I took last semester as part of a masters degree in creative writing, I presented the wise women of the book of Samuel ...


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