The newly published
Palestine and Rule of Power, edited by Alaa Tartir and Timothy Seidel, explores how the rule of power relates to the case of occupied Palestine, and examines features of local dissent and international governance. ... read more about This Week in Palestine reviews book co-edited by Professor Tim Seidel from This Week in Palestine
EMU celebrates the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several days of events around the theme “A Time to Break Silence.” Service, learning and
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Since 1998, undergraduate, graduate and alumni groups from Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary have made the Tent of Nations farm outside of Bethlehem a regular stop on their
... read more about EMU hosts Tent of Nations’ Daoud Nassar, reciprocating hospitality after years of visits to his Palestine farm
The Eastern Mennonite University Center for Interfaith Engagement (CIE) held its fall reception in September to celebrate the previous academic year and note upcoming events. “What lessons have we learned?”
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Three community development experts from El Salvador, Nepal and Zimbabwe will speak at Eastern Mennonite University Oct. 1-3 as part of the Global South Voices program, an initiative of the
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Not just any class assignment gets a national audience – but that’s exactly what’s happening this fall when animation by Eastern Mennonite University visual and communication arts students will appear
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Six leaders from Mennonite Church USA advocated for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel during congressional visits May 22 in Washington, D.C.
The visit took place just days after Israeli soldiers killed more than 60 largely nonviolent Palestinian protesters May 14 in Gaza, and many of the delegates asked their representatives to respond to this.
“I relayed my deep, deep concern about the situation in Gaza, asking my representatives to take a stand for the rights of Palestinians, and given the significant amount of aid the U.S. provides to Israel each year, to call for an investigation into Israeli military actions,” said Tim Seidel, director of the Center for Interfaith Engagement at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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Ray Gingerich, a professor of theology and ethics who inspired generations of students to think in new ways about their callings and helped to shape Eastern Mennonite University’s strong ethos
... read more about EMU community mourns death of professor who helped to shape the university’s peace and justice ethos
Timothy Seidel, assistant professor of international development at Eastern Mennonite University, has been selected from a competitive, national pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on the teaching
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Beginning this fall, Eastern Mennonite University will offer five new majors – and as many new minors. “As the professional marketplace evolves, so do educational priorities,” said Deirdre L. Smeltzer,
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