Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • April 17, 2010

    The existential, legal and social reality of Palestinian men and women living under occupation is the often hidden reality of the political stasis of the region, says Harry Hagopian. Since the ultimate losers of this political stasis are ordinary Palestinians and Israelis, they should be leading the struggle for peace.

  • April 4, 2010

    Jerusalem, as the site of the resurrection, should be the city of hope, said Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan in his Easter message of encouragement to Christians in the region.

  • April 2, 2010

    In an Easter message, South African church leaders and Christian, Jewish and Muslim theologians have expressed solidarity with Palestinian Christians - as Gaza comes under attack again.

  • March 30, 2010

    Crowds of people waving palm branches accompanied riders on a pony and two donkeys through a checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on Sunday

  • March 15, 2010

    In exploring the often murky and mired politics of Israel-Palestine and the wider region, Harry Hagopian finds hope and encouragement in the unexpected mutual company of atheist Jean-Paul Sartre and Archbishop Rowan Williams.

  • March 6, 2010

    The voices of Palestinian Christians and their compatriots are so often dismissed, silenced and dehumanised, says Timothy Seidel. Lent provides an opportunity to hear them, not least through the Kairos Palestine Document.

  • March 2, 2010

    Yesterday, the 6th International Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) got underway.

  • February 15, 2010

    In December 2009, the Palestinian churches issued what some regard as the most significant Christian theological statement on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in many years, says Michael Marten. So why have many churches been slow to respond to the Kairos Palestine Document, and what does this important statement require of us personally, spiritually and politically?

  • February 8, 2010

    Israel’s most recent response to the UN on its investigations into alleged violations of international law by its forces in Gaza a year ago is totally inadequate, Amnesty International has said.

  • January 21, 2010

    A year after Israel's military offensive on Gaza, UN agencies and the Association for International Development Agencies have called for an immediate opening of Gaza's crossings.