Tag: Peace

Boy’s Simple Act of Getting a Haircut Teaches People About Hate and Prejudice

With all the negativity in the world, it’s hard to not go about your day without seeing some small form of hate and prejudice.   Whether it be small glimpses or glare towards someone else, or a wide-scale media report, the point is: hate and prejudice exists.   This mother, Lydia Rosebush, was touched by her boy Jax when he just wanted to shave his head short to resemble his friend Reddy.   While the two are completely different ethnicities, Jax only sees their hair as a difference.   Read Lydia’s Facebook post below:   The 5-year-old boy on...

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Kamakawiwo’ole's Rendition Of "Over The Rainbow" Is One You've Bound To Have Heard Before

Israel “Iz” Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole was a talented Haiwaiin musician known for his ukulele arrangements and incorporations into genres such as jazz and reggae. His influence on Hawaiin music has remained a legacy and his voice was heard internationally with the release of his album ‘Facing Future’ in 1993.   His cover of “Over The Rainbow” reached #12 on the Billboard’s Hot Digital Tracks and was often used in several commercials, films and television programs. Although many preferred this version over the original, it’s important to note that the original was written for the movie: The Wizard of Oz in...

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Can This Israeli Hummus Cafe Bring Peace To The Middle East?

For those unaware, Israelis and Palestinians aren’t exactly fond of each other. Especially right now. However there is one hummus cafe in Israel that is trying to ease ethnic, political, religious, and cultural tensions by offering 50% off if Jews and Arabs dine together. The idea comes from Kobi Tzafrir who runs the Humus Bar in the town of Kfar Vitkin. In fact he’s going so far as to offer free refills to Jewish and Palestinian guests dining together, to show that “we’re all human beings”. It’s so heartwarming and inspiring, and we wish him the very best of...

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