Introducing New Telos Staff

Over our short life span, we’ve been lucky to work with some wonderful people.  Meet our new Senior Program Director, Erin Lytle Jones, a consummate professional who’s spearheading the Telos Leadership Gathering 2015 in Washington, D.C. this October 7-9. And greet Jack Saba and Sarah Stern, Program Coordinators in Jerusalem whom some of you have already had the pleasure of getting to know and love on Telos trips.

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Telos: Justice

On June 4-5 in Chicago, Illinois, Telos Co-Founder Todd Deatherage and our new Senior Program Director, Erin Lytle Jones, attended the Justice Conference in D.C., a major event for evangelicals concerned with advancing justice issues. We were thrilled by a warm reception from hundreds of attendees, as well as to have Telos’ work featured on the main stage by several speakers.

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Telos 2015 Conference Dates Announced

October 7-9, Washington, D.C.: This October, leaders of the emerging pro-Israeli, pro-Palestinian, pro-peace movement will gather in Washington D.C. Trip Alumni and others from the Telos leadership network will grow in knowledge, relationships, and resources to substantially grow the pro/pro/pro peacemaking movement in the coming year. For more information please contact [email protected].

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Using Faith to Transcend Religious Conflict

The brutal massacre carried out this week in a Jerusalem synagogue is the most recent event threatening to take the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict into the dangerous land of religious war.  For more than a century Jews and Arabs have fought over the same small piece of territory by largely making historic and nationalistic claims, not religious ones. 

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Friends of the Earth – Middle East Conference Inspires Action on the Lower Jordan River

Todd Deatherage joined a multi-faith, multi-national gathering of peacemakers committed to revitalizing the Lower Jordan River, a crucial element of water security in the Middle East. Friends of the Earth – Middle East (FOEME) is a unique organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists to promote cooperative efforts to protect and renew their shared environmental heritage,

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Telos and the Institute for Global Engagement co-host “Women & Human Rights in Israel-Palestine”

From 6-7 November, the Telos Group and IGE’s Center for Women of Faith & Leadership convened a diverse group of 30 women from Israel, Palestine, and the US to explore the unique opportunities and challenges faced by women engaging in peacebuilding, social justice, and human rights in the Holy Land. In this intimate setting, participants shared with one another not only their leadership expertise,

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