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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th October 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th October 2017 Hamas and Fatah have signed a landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo in a key step towards ending a ten-year-long rift. The deal will see administrative control of the Gaza Strip handed to a Fatah-backed unity government. Lord, we thank you for this latest move towards peace and reconciliation among the Palestinian people. …

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 12th October 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 12th October 2017 The olive harvest has started in Palestine. Many Palestinian communities, who earn their living from this harvest, are unable to reach their olive groves due to the separation wall, or their proximity to illegal settlements, or because of military intervention. God, we lift our prayers for Palestinian farmers who are taking the…

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Invitation to prayerful protest

Invitation to prayerful protest 7th November, 5-10.30pm at the Royal Albert Hall, London. ‘An event has been arranged by a group of Christians and Jews to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration of 2nd Nov. 1917. I, along with many others believe that that is an event for which we should repent, not celebrate. I have already asked for…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 5th October 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 5th October 2017 The Israeli government has called on the Israeli Supreme Court to approve plans to demolish the entire village of Khan Al Ahmar, a Palestinian Bedouin community, and forcibly transfer its residents. The village consists of more than 40 Palestinian families. Lord, we turn to you as the Israeli courts lack justice.…

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Forthcoming Events October/ November

There are many events planned around the UK in the next couple of months. There is a limit to how many can be listed on our Events page so see below for a fuller list: Saturday 7th October, London Palestine, Britain & the Balfour Declaration 100 years on Full details  Saturday 7th October, London Conference: Balfour and Palestine-100 years of…

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Response to the Balfour Declaration

The following Response to the Balfour Declaration, has been sent to all Members of Parliament and Anglican Bishops in the UK. This statement was put together by Palestinians and international advocates at the 10th International Sabeel Conference earlier this year. Please read the full statement below: ‘On the occasion of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration it is incumbent on us to…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 28th September 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 28th September 2017 Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, two Israeli security officers and a border policeman were killed in the Settlement of Har Adar outside Jerusalem. In the attack, the Palestinian assailant was also shot dead. Lord, the zealots continue to challenge the injustice with swords.  We are reminded that in the time of trial, You told…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 21st September 2017

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 21st September 2017 The United Nations Human Rights Council plans to publish a list of companies operating in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and the Golan Heights, in spite of immense diplomatic pressure from the United States and Israel. American Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has threatened that the US…

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News from Sabeel: September 2017

News from Sabeel Salaam Palestine, 31st August 2017 Salaam Palestine, a dedicated friends of Palestine Group in Japan concluded their 10 day trip to Palestine and Israel at Sabeel. The 26 member group both visited Holy places and made solidarity visits to Palestinian communities suffering from the 50 year old occupation. NCCOP- Sabeel, 4th September 2017 On Monday, September 4th…

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UNCTAD Report: Fifty years of occupation have driven the Palestinian economy into de-development and poverty

Fifty years of occupation have driven the Palestinian economy into de-development and poverty ‘This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. It is the longest occupation in recent history. For the Palestinian people, these have been five decades of de-development, suppressed human potential and denial of the…

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