Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • 10 Sep 2010

    There is no shortage of reporting, analysis, and opinion about Palestine-Israel, says Timothy Seidel, and no shortage of expressions of personal commitments to ‘peace’. But the journey required of Christians and others by the Kairos Palestine Document is altogether tougher.

  • 1 Sep 2010

    Politicians need to focus on the human face of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, not their own political agendas, says a prominent churches' leader.

  • 1 Sep 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the killings of the four Israeli settlers near Hebron in the West Bank.

  • 1 Sep 2010

    Deeply embedded in the religions of the Abrahamic tradition in this region, Judaism, Islam and Christianity, is the sense of loving your neighbour as being rooted in the adoration and love of God, says Mark Beach. Despite the complexities of the politics and religious differences which are steeped in the recent tragedies as much as historical events of Palestine and Israel, this is a powerful resource for change.

  • 28 Aug 2010

    As key talks loom again, World Council of Churches delegation is travelling to the region to emphasise the need for a “just peace”.

  • 26 Aug 2010

    The prospects for progress in the direct Israeli-Palestinian talks in Washington look meagre, says Paul Rogers. But breakthrough is essential if Israel is to be saved from itself.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    The US government has invited the two major parties to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to a summit in Washington on 2 September 2010.

  • 20 Aug 2010

    An important way to challenge the separation wall in Israel is to build as many human bridges across it as possible, Archbishop Elias Chacour says.

  • 20 Aug 2010

    Archbishop Elias Chacour, who is both a Palestinian and a citizen of Israel, has told a large gathering in Edinburgh that a peaceful future depends on education.

  • 19 Aug 2010

    A women-only Lebanese aid ship named after the Virgin Mary plans to break the Gaza blockade imposed by Israel sometime next week.