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The resolution passed after an 8-hour meeting, following a series of failed attempts dating back to 2002. By Martin Slagter | MLive | Nov 15, 2017 “By passing [the resolution] what we are saying to Palestinian students is we acknowledge for the first time…
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Short-and-sweet, specific, and personal carries the day. By Robert Longley | ThoughtCo. | Nov 13, 2017 Be courteous and respectful without “gushing.” Clearly and simply state the purpose of your letter. If it’s about a certain bill, identify it correctly.…
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The No Way to Treat a Child movement bears legislative fruit. By Jennifer Bing | Truthout | Nov 15, 2017 The bill [introduced in] Congress this week is a significant step forward for all those who want to align our values with the actions — and aid monies…
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This legislation would prohibit US funding from supporting Israeli military detention, interrogation, abuse, or ill-treatment of Palestinian children. Press Release / Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn) / Nov 14, 2017 “[We] strongly endorse Rep. Betty…
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A tribute to Paul Findley on the 13th anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s death. By James Wall / wallwritings.me / Nov 14, 2017 Findley was that rare member of the U.S. Congress who ignored memos from foreign governments. He understood the danger of allowing…
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Ten ways churches can contribute to peace in Israel and Palestine. Please join our brothers and sisters at University Presbyterian Church for this exciting presentation by the Rev. Alex Awad. Date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Location:…
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Recently several UK universities have censored or restricted pro-Palestinian events. By Shafik Mandhai / Al Jazerra / Nov 11, 2017 “Removing a respected Palestinian academic as chair of a panel event based on an unsubstantiated assumption about her lack…
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A message from faith organizations in the United States. Friends of Sabeel North America As faith leaders, we have long used the nonviolent instruments of boycott and divestment in our work for justice and peace. These economic measures have proven to be…
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Ten ways churches can contribute to peace in Israel and Palestine. Please join our brothers and sisters at University Presbyterian Church for this exciting presentation by the Rev. Alex Awad. Date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Location:…
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The director of AJC New England denounces Kairos Palestine; the United Church of Christ responds By Robert Leikind / The Boston Globe / Sep 20, 2017 By Peter Makari and The Rev. Jim Antal / The Boston Globe / Oct 3, 2017 Israel, [Kairos] states, is the…
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