This one-day seminar from the Balfour Project and King’s College London looks at the role Britain played in the creation of Israel in May 1948 which brought joy to Jews but catastrophe to the Arabs of Palestine. British, Israeli and Palestinian speakers will reflect on the roots and consequences of these events, with a focus […]
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A Palestinian Bedouin community is at imminent risk if the Israeli government acts on military orders to demolish an entire village in the Occupied West Bank, says the Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA) of which Christian Aid, Caritas and the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) are members. AIDA is calling for […]
During January 2015, the Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem, Mgr Michel Sabbah, presented a lecture Christians in Israel and Middle East, our present and future at a conference whose theme was ‘Identity of Christian Palestinian Arabs in Israel’. The conference at the Harry S. Truman Institute, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, examined new trends of […]
In November 2011 members of the CTBI Board of Trustees made a visit to Israel-Palestine. This visit was aimed at helping CTBI discern the most appropriate way it should engage with issues concerning Israel-Palestine. The purpose of the visit was: To listen to the experiences of those that we met To invite the churches of […]
Methodist Friends of Judaism, together with Nottingham Liberal Synagogue, invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists, one Israeli and one Palestinian, at a fringe event of the Methodist Church conference on Monday 2 July 2018 at the University of Nottingham. Both peace activists are part of the Solutions Not Sides Programme, which […]
Christian Aid and the Catholic Church in England and Wales are among those who have made statements about the recent violence in Gaza: Christian Aid deplores senseless Gaza deaths – statement. Responding to the killing of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, Christian Aid’s Head of Middle East Policy, William Bell, said: “Christian Aid deplores the senseless […]
A Digital Media and Monitoring Coordinator is being sought by the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). EAPPI is looking for someone capable, flexible and enthusiastic, with knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the rights of civilians, who can develop a social media strategy and evaluate its impact, and has experience of advocacy […]
Following the Windrush scandal and calls for the UK government to re-think its immigration policies, we continue our focus on welcoming the stranger. This week’s reflection comes from our resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018, which uses material originated by the Caribbean churches. Although many traditionally observe the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity during January each year, some also observe it during Pentecost.
‘Justice should flow down like waters and righteousness like an ever flowing stream’ (Amos 5.24), but today many people live in an environment where water has stopped rolling and the ever flowing streams have dried up and become ‘never flowing’.
In our final Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, we remember the last week of Jesus’s life leading up to his death and resurrection.