NEWS FEATURE: Buddhist monk brings message of reconciliation to Israel

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c. 1997 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ A small bell rang. Thich Nhat Hanh, the aging Vietnamese Buddhist peace activist, knelt in his brown monk’s robes on a raised platform at the front of the synagogue. Behind him was the ark containing the Torah scrolls, Judaism’s holiest text.”Is there anyone here who is left-handed?”Hanh asked […]

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