Canadian Mennonite May 25, 2009 11
has, from the time it fled the land, restricted calories,
medicine and goods to Gaza’s 1.6 million people.
Israel wants Hamas to cease to resist and to recog- Now Go Forward
nize Israel as a Jewish state, including all the land it Reaching Out to Grow Your
has occupied, including parts of Lebanon, Golan and Congregation
the West Bank, while, at the same time, Israel refuses J. David Eshleman encourages
to agree that it is in occupation of what is Palestinian and equips believers, pastors,
land. and church leaders to revitalize
We know what we have seen with our own eyes their congregations. The key, he
in Israel’s massive wars and daily violence against its writes, is to reach out to neigh-
neighbours and Palestinians. Maybe Falk needs to talk bors in the communities around
to the Mennonite Central Committee volunteers and our church buildings.
missionaries in Palestine who know what their eyes
Paper, 310 pages, $22.99
John “Ish” Ishm ael , Br a mp ton, Ont.
Julia discovers there’s more than one way to communi-
cate, and that friendship is deeper than sound. For
children ages 6-10, their families, teachers, and others
Λ Milestones who work with deaf children. By Judith L. Roth.
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