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Find Out More, Workshop 6: The Call for Cooperation

In "Heeding the Call," a Tapestry of Faith program

Oasis of Peace

The website of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam /Oasis of Peace has information about the history, educational programs, and the village today.

Dolphin, Laurie. Neve Shalom Wahat al-Salam: Oasis of Peace. (Scholastic Trade, 1993).

MidEastWeb has unbiased information about the Middle East conflict, including a short history.

Cooperative Games

There are dozens of resources with cooperative games. Try Ultimate Camp Resource or Everybody Wins!: Cooperative Games and Activities by Josette Luymour and Sambhava Luvmour (Gabriola Island, BC Canada: New Society Publishers, 2007). Order cooperative board games from Child and Nature and other companies.

Religious Tolerance

In addition to the organizations mentioned in the workshop, another noteworthy website is the Center for Religious Tolerance.

CNN issued a report on the nations with the worst intolerance.

Here you can find figures on religious diversity in the United States: a 2007 survey from the Pew Forum.

Heart of the Beholder (a film directed by Ken Tipton, 2005) is based upon a true story of religious intolerance.

Movies For Inspiration

Pray the Devil Back to Hell (directed by Gini Reiticker, 2009), about cooperation between Christian and Muslim women in Liberia.

Diary of Anne Frank (latest version is directed by Jon James, 2009), about a Jewish family hiding from the Nazis, with cooperation by a Dutch non-Jewish family (also a book).

Remember the Titans, (directed by Boaz Yaken, 2000) about cooperation between black and white youth on a football team.

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