Brita Rose

Brita Rose holds an M.A. in International Relations at City University of New York Graduate Center, and a freelance writer in NYC. She works with non-profit and faith-based organizations.

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 3:30pm
Light After the Storm - Local Churches Partner with Occupy Sandy in Grass Roots Relief Efforts
It was a beautiful sight -- throngs of volunteers lining up outside a local church on Sunday, Day Five of the local recovery initiative spearheaded by Occupy Sandy. The number of willing helpers had tripled over the last three days alone, a response as dizzying as it was encouraging for the coordinators at the relief hub in St. Jacobi Lutheran Church in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York.
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 12:29pm
A ‘Mosque’ Should be Built at Ground Zero
Almost a decade since 9/11 it is surprising how little we have learned. Still plagued by xenophobia and Islamophobia in the U.S., it is hard for many Americans to identify who the enemy actually is in this so-called ‘war on terror'. Sadly nothing has brought this to light more clearly than the current controversy over the supposed Mosque to be built at Ground Zero. The troubling aspect of this controversy is that it is not about merely a mosque; it is about Muslims in America, religious freedom and America's character as an immigrant nation.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2005 - 4:53pm
Give Peace a Real Chance
We find ourselves in familiar territory reminiscent of the failed Oslo Peace Accords of over 10 years ago. High hopes and great expectations abound amidst a new atmosphere of peace talks, promising once again to finally break through the deadlock of Palestinian-Israeli violence.
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