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Israel: Keeping Faith

Jerusalem-based blogger Desert Peace spent Israel's National Day in an Arab village in Northern Israel where he met a man who has still not lost his faith in God.
“I sat on the veranda just observing the goings on. It was not just any day, it was Israel's Independence Day… or as they called it in the village, Al Nakba… The Day of the Catastrophe. What caught my eye was a man … as he went into the local mosque to pray. A man who surely remembers his family and friends being driven from their homes on that faithful day 59 years ago. Yet, he continues to have faith,” he writes.

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