separation wall

  • December 24, 2013

    A giant replica of Israel’s separation wall, which cuts off the West Bank and Bethlehem, has appeared in central London.

  • 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?

  • July 8, 2009

    A Lutheran-run initiative in Beit Jala has been obstructed by Israeli troops who prevented participants from reaching one of the event sites yesterday morning

  • November 25, 2008

    There may not be much fun and yuletide merriment this Christmas, as Father Christmas may not make it over the Separation Wall. A new Christmas Card produced by the charity the Amos Trust, features Father Christmas walking along the barrier.

  • December 24, 2007

    A new Scottish carol tells how a huge barrier constructed by Israel in Palestinian territory divides races and religions, stopping ordinary people getting to the place where the founder of Christianity was born 2000 years ago.

  • November 28, 2007

    A UK based Christian charity has launched a new version of the Christmas nativity scene including the Israeli Separation Wall.

  • November 24, 2007

    Salaam Bethlehem is touring in the UK throughout the season of Advent with performances until 22 December 2007. This is the story of a production which highlights the situation of a famous city and today's Palestinian Christians and Muslims.

  • June 22, 2007

    Doing justice to the Palestinian people will bring about security for Israel too, a global church conference has heard. There were appeals to end the illegal occupation of Palestinian land and to combat anti-Semitism too.

  • March 26, 2007

    The secretary-general of the United Nations yesterday toured a Palestinian refugee camp and spoke of the "very sad and tragic" results of the controversial security wall erected by Israel.

  • November 10, 2005

    The Mayor of Bethlehem has declared the town of Jesus' birth an 'open city' and launched its own passport.