Quaker news from across Europe & the Middle East

Among Friends is the journal of EMES sharing Quaker news from across the Europe and Middle East section of FWCC (Friends World Committee for Consultation).

The Spring 2024 edition is out now, focusing on peace – you can read it via the EMES website:

This edition includes:

  • Updates from the ad hoc groups of the Peace and Service Network sharing their work.
  • Tracey Martin of QCEA offers a reflection on the intersection of climate justice and peace.
  • Rania Ma’ayeh of the Ramallah Friends School shares about the campaign to support wellbeing programming in the community in Palestine.
  • Quaker Service Norway shares about an initiative to bring aid and support to Gaza.
  • Friends in Italy share about their worship space in the English cemetery in Florence.
  • Personal reflections from conscientious objectors and deserters to the war in Ukraine.
  • Poetry and a unique perspective on the biblical requirement to love our enemies.

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