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‘Pursuing Justice’ – Morally Responsible Investment in Israel and Palestine

‘Pursuing Justice’ Morally Responsible Investment in Israel and Palestine “Because they lead my people astray, saying ‘Peace’ when there is no peace, and because when a flimsy wall is built, they cover it with whitewash, therefore I tell those who cover it with whitewash that it is going to fall” Ezekiel 13:10-11 Background 2017 marks several significant anniversaries in the…

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Why we should care about Christians in Gaza

Why we should care about Christians in Gaza Article by Stephen Tunstall of Embrace the Middle East. Click here to read. 26th January 2015, Christians on the Left

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Balfour Project: Lecture by Professor Mary Grey

Perfidious Albion: Britain’s broken promises: the Balfour Declaration (1917) and its impact on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict: what are our responsibilities today? Lecture given by Professor Mary Grey in Northumberland, September 2014 ‘Here in Northumberland, it is impossible to forget the bloodshed of the Battle of Flodden in 1513, not to mention centuries of border raids, preceded by Viking invasions and…

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Two recent articles on Gaza

  My plea to the people of Israel: Liberate yourselves by liberating Palestine Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Haaretz, 14th August, 2014 How Israel Undermines International Law Through “Lawfare” – Globalizing Gaza Jeff Halper, Counter Punch, 18th August, 2014

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Jewish nationalism, Christian theology and the demise of interfaith dialogue

Jewish nationalism, Christian theology and the demise of interfaith dialogue Micah’s Paradigm Shift, 6th July 2013 Right now, decades of progress on Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue is unravelling. What had been a period of unprecedented advancement has been halted and replaced by (Christian) frustration and (Jewish) anger. Interfaith relations now seem to exist only as part of the established hierarchy of…

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Roots of Resistance: Witnessing History

Roots of Resistance: Witnessing History by Rev.Dr. Don Wagner http://mondoweiss.net/2012/12/roots-of-resistance-witnessing-history.html This post is part of the series “Roots of Resistance: 25 year retrospective on the first intifada.” Read the entire series here. Looking back from today’s vantage point leads one to affectionately remember the first Palestinian “Intifada” as “the good old days.”   After all, it pre-dated the violent second Intifada,…

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What’s going on in Israel?

Stephen Walt: What’s going on in Israel? Posted on 12th July 2012 on www.foreignpolicy.com .

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Israeli settlements ‘jeopardising’ Palestinian prosperity

Report on the BBC News website on 5th July 2012: Israeli settlements ‘jeopardising’ Palestinian prosperity  With the report by Oxfam ‘ON THE BRINK : Israeli settlements and their impact on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley’  

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Israel: The injustice and secrecy surrounding administrative detention

Israel: The injustice and secrecy surrounding administrative detention See post on the Amnesty International website http://www.amnesty.org.uk/news_details.asp?NewsID=20152. For the report ‘Starved of justice: Palestinians detained without trial by Israel’ by Amnesty International click here.

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Dispute over German-funded solar energy for Palestinians highlights Israel’s West Bank grip

Sabeel’s latest Cornerstone magazine was about the environment.  This article by Associated Press highlights the benefits of generating electricity from solar panels and wind turbines and how it has revolutionized life in rural Palestinian herding communities.

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