Category - israel-palestine

  • November 30, 2012

    The newly upgraded status of Palestine in the United Nations has been welcomed as a positive step forward by the World Council of Churches.

  • November 20, 2012

    The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine (NCCOP) has called for international solidarity in ending aggression against Gaza.

  • November 19, 2012

    International lawyer and ecumenical consultant Dr Harry Hagopian, who is a valued Ekklesia associate and Middle East expert, has been interviewed by Civil TV about the latest challenges presented by the privately owned water company in Israel against the Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which is under the care of three Christian traditions.

  • November 15, 2012

    Jewish Voice for Peace has called for an immediate end to Israeli air strikes and naval bombardment into Gaza and an end to the ongoing siege there.

  • November 15, 2012

    The latest Israeli Defence Force assault on Gaza, in addition to its targeted assassinations against political as well as military opponents, is horrifying and disturbing. It threatens to escalate into yet another cycle of violence and war-making that does nothing for the security of Jews or Arabs, Israelis or Palestinians. It merely reaps death, destruction, hatred and mistrust.

  • November 2, 2012

    Critical Religion coordinator and Ekklesia associate Dr Michael Marten, from the University of Stirling, has been interviewed by Caitlin Smith for a BBC documentary, picking up on his research on Scottish missions in Palestine. The presenter is Angus Roxburgh.

  • May 23, 2012

    Mark Braverman, a powerful Jewish advocate for a just-peace in Palestine/Israel, is speaking at a meeting in Edinburgh (12.30pm, 23 May 2012) sponsored by the Scottish Palestinian Forum in association with the Church of Scotland's World Mission Council.

  • April 27, 2012

    Christian students have condemned the vandalising of the UJS stall at the National Union of Students (NUS) conference this week.

  • January 31, 2012

    The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory has called for an immediate end to the demolition of Palestinian homes by the Israeli authorities.

  • January 30, 2012

    Asira Al-Qibliya residents are experiencing increased, organized attacks by Jewish settlers on their West Bank village, say Ecumenical accompaniers.