Posts Tagged: west bank

Education and Indigenous Youth: Jahalin Bedouins

by Brendan Welsh The Twelfth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is currently meeting at the United Nations. The NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine held a video screening of Nowhere Left to Go and a related briefing on the Jahalin Bedouin in our office on May 22. The briefing again raised the question… Read more »

A prayer for peace as the Quartet meets

From Churches for a Middle East Peace: In late April the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East. The focus of discussion will likely be whether the Quartet—comprised of the European Union, Russia, the United Nations and the United States—has been able to achieve sufficient impetus… Read more »

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

From the World Council of Churches In countries across six continents, religious communities, people of faith, human rights and peace organizations are preparing to mark the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel from May 29 to June 4, 2010….

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Support development in Palestine

“They shall build houses and inhabit them; they shall plant vineyards and eat of their fruit.” Isaiah 65:21 This Biblical vision, which has consistently guided the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s work in both Israel and Palestine, provides a context for Commissioners’…

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All Violence Must Stop

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons has issued a statement on the Gaza-Israel Crisis. The statement begins: “Whether Jew, Muslim, or Christian, we share commandments of love for God and neighbor. Therefore, all violence in Gaza, Israel, and the…

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