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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 20th September 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 20th September 2018 World Week of Peace for Palestine and Israel Gaza As the ‘Great March of Return’ enters its 27th week, peaceful protests continue amidst the ongoing use of live fire by Israeli occupying forces. Shadi Abd al-Al, age 12, and Suhaib Abed Al-Salam Abu Kashef, age 16, have succumbed to wounds. More…

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World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel 2018 – ‘Youth and Children: Raising Hope and Making Change’

Prayer written and presented by His Highness Atallah Hanna Archbishop of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem We ask the Lord, O Lord, have mercy on us … O Lord, Jesus Christ our God, our Savior. You have accepted to be incarnated in this holy land. You came into this world to drag it out of darkness into…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 13th September 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 13th September 2018 The Israeli Supreme Court turned down an appeal against the demolition of the Bedouin village of Al Khan al-Ahmar, which lies between two illegal Jewish settlements. This demolition if carried out, besides being a grave violation of human rights, will obstruct the establishment of a contiguous and viable Palestinian state. O…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 6th September 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 6th September 2018 The ‘Great March of Return’ continues into its sixth month. Peaceful protesters continue to be threatened by live fire from the Israeli military. Ibrahim Talalqa, a medic working at the fence takes his leave of his family every Friday before going away, anxious that he may not return home. God of…

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Sabeel Statement on the Israel Nation-State Law

Israel Nation-State Law Henry Siegman, a former National Director of the American Jewish Congress said, ‘Israel has crossed the threshold from ‘the only democracy in the Middle East to the only apartheid regime in the Western world’.’ We have always viewed Israel’s democracy with great scepticism, but now, its Nation-State law validates its apartheid status. On Thursday, July 19, 2018…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – August 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – 16th, 23rd, 30th August 2018 For the most recent Wave of Prayer from Sabeel go to: http://sabeel.org/category/wave-of-prayers

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 9th August 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 9th August 2018 The ‘Great March of Return’ protest continues into the nineteenth week, as Palestinians call for the right of return to their homeland. The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that, since the protest began, the Israeli forces have shot and killed 155 Palestinians and wounded over 17,000 including those affected by tear gas…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 2nd August 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 2nd August 2018 The ‘Great March of Return’ protests continue into the eighteenth week, as Palestinians call for the right of return to their homeland. Lord, we pray for the safety of the protestors and for them to continue to espouse non-violent means to achieve their demands. Lord, in your mercy . . .…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 26th July 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 26th July 2018 The ‘Great March of Return’ protests continue into the seventeenth week, as Palestinians call for the right of return to their homeland. Last week, Israeli soldiers fired live bullets and tear gas canisters towards Palestinian protesters gathered along the fence with Israel, killing 27-year-old Mohammad Sharif Badwan and wounding 120 others.…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th July 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th July 2018 The ‘Great March of Return’ protests continue for the fourth month as Palestinians call for the right of return. On Friday the 13th of July, Israeli soldiers shot and killed Othman Halas, a Palestinian teenager, who had been taking part in the border protests. Lord, we pray for the family of Othman…

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