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LOS ANGELES, CA – “Survival of the fittest” assumedly wins the individual battle, but “survival of the kindest” may replace the theory of who wins – through uniting, not dividing. Unity and compassion are at the forefront of the second annual Peace Walk slated to take place September 20, 2015. Community members from across Los Angeles and bordering communities will start at the Veterans Park in Granada Hills to begin a one-mile journey together – celebrating peace, and one another, through unity -- in a month Read more »
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is excited to bring you the 2nd Annual Granada Hills Peace Walk.Come Out Sept 20 2015 at NOON and Walk with your community to celebrate the International Day of Peace 9-21, & honor 9-11 The Day of service. Wear all white and walk in Peace and unity. Children & pets Welcome. This is not a protest rather a celebration of Peace & community. Meet at the Corner of Chatsworth & Zelzah at The Granada Hills Veterans Memorial.
Celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week – February 1-7
It began with a visit to the Vatican in November 2007, the first time a Saudi monarch had visited a pope. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was on a mission to engage Pope Benedict XVI after the Vatican repeatedly ignored Muslim imams and scholars’ requests for broader dialogue between Christians and Muslims. Read more »
The word “Peace” is mentioned 429 times in the bible; more than any other substantive word. On an intuitive level the state of peace and good will is more desirable than its alternative of either war or ongoing conflict and hostility and should be a goal of enlightened societies. Read more »
On December 21st, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics Program Director, SARAH Advisory Council member and United Religions Initiative Global Council Trustee Rebecca Tobias presented the Roerich Banner of Peace to luminaries, visionaries, activists and, what some call modern-day-prophets at Birth 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. In her words, Rebecca explains the Banner, "This ancient universal symbol is one of the world's oldest. Read more »
This is the title of the book written by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian doctor who spoke this past week at Kehillat Israel synagogue. This is a man of tremendous moral and personal strength. He is a man whose personal journey would have destroyed almost anyone else. Yet, he was standing in front of the audience, in front of me, to admonish all to stand for peace, to cry for peace, to demand that peace be achieved.