MUSALAHA DOES NOT TEACH TOLERANCE, BUT LOVE
Reflections of 2019 Young Heroes Camp Director, Hannah Belk
“I will stay.” The 10 year-old girl looked at me with clear conviction and great courage. She wiped her tears and walked boldly back to her room, back to a counselor from the “other” side. It was the second night of the camp and we had just finished a long conversation about her fears, her desire to move to another room, and her longing to just go home. It all just felt too hard. But, she stayed. Despite this young girl’s fear and uncertainty, she chose to stay.
A couple of weeks ago, Musalaha hosted a summer camp with Israeli and Palestinian youth. Continue Reading....