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Bloom: In Israel, peace is happening ‘person by person’

I am sitting in the Arab quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem having a cup of mint tea. It is about 5:30 p.m. and suddenly I hear a blasting sound of the Muslim clergy chanting prayers through a microphone piercing the old city calling the faithful to pray. It is not a distant sound but one piercing my ears. I was sitting around the corner from the old city mosque.

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Bloom: 'Who will be at your Thanksgiving table?'

Hospitality is one of the hallmarks of Thanksgiving. Clearly this question of American hospitality consumes the attention of our political system regarding refugees from the war-torn Middle East. I am, however, more concerned about how this immigration issue plays out in the pulpit and in the pews.

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Gullah Fried Sweet serves up authentic Gullah cuisine at the 30th Annual Original Gullah Festival 01:16

Gullah Fried Sweet serves up authentic Gullah cuisine at the 30th Annual Original Gullah Festival

Beaufort National Cemetery finds temporary fix for rust stains on headstones 00:59

Beaufort National Cemetery finds temporary fix for rust stains on headstones

Riverview Charter School students on why Memorial Day is important 00:41

Riverview Charter School students on why Memorial Day is important

Did we spot you at Beaufort High's graduation? 02:25

Did we spot you at Beaufort High's graduation?

Video: On Hilton Head beaches, Alljoy Beach, extremely high tides 01:24

Video: On Hilton Head beaches, Alljoy Beach, extremely high tides

Alligator removed from YMCA of Beaufort pool 01:28

Alligator removed from YMCA of Beaufort pool

Video: Dolphin Head flooding damage 00:27

Video: Dolphin Head flooding damage

How does CJ do it? 9-year-old shows off his hero's techniques 00:54

How does CJ do it? 9-year-old shows off his hero's techniques

Beaufort's CJ Cummings on CBS Evening News, Olympic Trials 01:10

Beaufort's CJ Cummings on CBS Evening News, Olympic Trials

Clementa Pinckney daughters unveil portrait at SC State House 00:48

Clementa Pinckney daughters unveil portrait at SC State House

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Beaufort celebrates Memorial Day

Highlights from the Memorial Day parade and the ceremony at the Beaufort National Cemetery held in Beaufort on Monday, May 30, 2016.
Delayna Earley dearley@beaufortgazette.com
Beaufort celebrates Memorial Day 00:32

Beaufort celebrates Memorial Day

'Worst flooding in 25 years,' says Ridgeland woman after Tropical Depression Bonnie passed through 00:44

'Worst flooding in 25 years,' says Ridgeland woman after Tropical Depression Bonnie passed through

Man in handcuffs runs from police in Myrtle Beach 01:05

Man in handcuffs runs from police in Myrtle Beach

Gullah Fried Sweet serves up authentic Gullah cuisine at the 30th Annual Original Gullah Festival 01:16

Gullah Fried Sweet serves up authentic Gullah cuisine at the 30th Annual Original Gullah Festival