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Grande Synagogue de Paris

The Grande Synagogue de Paris is France’s main synagogue. Its website describes it as “the traditional meeting place of the French Republic and Judaism.”

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Diocese of Paris

The Diocese of Paris is the center of Catholic religious life in the Paris. Press contact is Claire Avalle.

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Dr. Elizabeth E. Carr

Dr. Elizabeth E. Carr is a California and Paris based marriage and family therapist with a Ph.D. in spirituality. Dr. Carr has worked and lectured in nine countries across Asia, the Americas and Europe.

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L’Arche

L’Arche is a faith-based residential community and movement founded in 1964 in France by Jean Vanier for people with developmental disabilities. L’Arche is now an international federation of communities. L’Arche came to the United States in 1972 and now has 18 American communities.

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Xavier Le Pichon

Xavier Le Pichon is a professor of geodynamics at the Collège de France in Aix-en-Provence. Internationally known for his work on plate tectonics, he founded with his wife the Thomas Philippe House (La Maison Thomas Philippe), a facility in southern France for families of people with intellectual disabilities. The house is named after the Rev. Thomas Philippe, mentor of […]

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Thich Nhat Hahn

Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh has taught and written extensively on the Buddhist understanding of love. His books on the subject include True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart and Teachings on Love. Nhat Hanh lives in Plum Village in France , but teaches around the world. Read an excerpt from True Love at Beliefnet.com. Nhat Hanh’s organization in the U.S. is […]

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StandWithUs

StandWithUs is a pro-Israel advocacy group founded by Roz Rothstein, named one of the 50 most influential Jews by Forward in 2008. The organization maintains chapters by region as well as a youth branch, StandWithUs Campus, with several regional offices.

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