Common Read

ACC’s Peace & Justice Committee will host its first Common Read with a focus on Elias Chacour’s Blood Brothers.

You are invited to read the book and join conversation every other Tuesday beginning January 16 at 7:00 pm. The group will meet on a video call to discuss the assigned chapters.

“As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. When tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps in 1948, Elias began a long struggle with how to respond. In Blood Brothers, he blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict, exploring whether bitter enemies can ever be reconciled. This book offers hope and insight to help each of us learn to live at peace in a world of tension and terror.”

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