jerusalem

  • March 25, 2011

    "In mourning the nine lives lost in Gaza and the one life lost in Jerusalem this week," says Jewish Voice for Peace, "we reject the pattern of condemning the deaths of Israelis while ignoring the deaths of Palestinians. We do not discriminate. One life lost is one life too many - whether Palestinian or Israeli." JVP also situate the events within the context of 44 years of the Israeli occupation of Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem.

  • March 10, 2011

    With the arrival of spring and the marking of Passover, Lent and Easter come two new and very different books that chronicle the pleasures and challenges of an interfaith world.

  • January 22, 2011

    This year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, currently running, is drawing on resources produced in partnership with the churches of Jerusalem.

  • November 7, 2010

    The activist comedian Mark Thomas has praised Palestinian Christians for their role in the growth of nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation.

  • September 6, 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has been presented with the Cross of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

  • July 2, 2010

    The 2011 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is grounded in the experience of the churches in Jerusalem, a meeting point of faiths but also of human conflict.

  • May 20, 2010

    The Fellowship of Reconciliation England has expressed delight that Zoughbi Zoughbi and the Wi'am Centre in Bethlehem have been nominated for an international peace prize.

  • April 5, 2010

    The heads of the historic Christian churches in Jerusalem have stressed the need for courage, reconciliation and perseverance in the face of violence and division in today's world.

  • April 5, 2010

    This text and podcast is the first of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. The first coming of Jesus occurred in Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem - not in London or elsewhere in the world - we are reminded today.

  • March 3, 2009

    A group of Jewish women say they were asked to leave Jerusalem's Western Wall area - a holy site for Judaism - after their prayers were deemed offensive to the 'local custom'.