Interfaith understanding propels innovative ‘Hands of Peace’ program
UC News Article
Each summer Glenview Community UCC in Illinois, under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Howard Roberts, hosts Israeli and Palestinian teenagers in an attempt to break down barriers of hate.
“Hands of Peace” began in 2002 when a Jewish mom and a Christian mom from Glenview, seeing how well their children played together despite their differences, wanted to do something about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.