Ramadan Begins in Gaza, 2015

Food is the center around which culture gathers. In times of stress, disaster, or grief, we come to the table and rediscover what is most basic in our humanity–our goodness. When we share in a culture’s cuisine and food customs, we should be mindful of their meaning, seeing them in a rich context of life rather than a vacuum.

Kitchen Counter Culture


What extraordinary pictures.  They show a family breaking the first Ramadan fast in Gaza, just last night, where so many people still live in dangerous homes destroyed last summer.  I saw these photos posted via We Are Not Numbers, an organisation that seeks to tell individual stories as a way to fight injustice.

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