September 29, 2016
[Lambeth Palace press release] In a statement on the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said:
“Shimon Peres led an extraordinary life of service to the nation of Israel, and to the cause of...
[NCC press release] ...
September 28, 2016
The duty of leaders is to pursue freedom ceaselessly, even in the face of hostility, in the face of doubt and disappointment. Just imagine what could be.
September 27, 2016
September 26, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International called on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to adopt a working definition of anti-Semitism during its Human Dimension Implementation Meeting today in Warsaw, Poland. Eric Fusfield, deputy director of the B'nai B'rith International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy, spoke on the global epidemic of anti-Semitism.
“The rise of anti-Jewish hatred has...resulted...
September 23, 2016
September 21, 2016
[World Council of Churches press release] The Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum of the World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting member churches, faith-based communities, and civil society organizations around the world to join together in 2016 for a week of advocacy and action in support of an end to the illegal occupation of Palestine and a just peace for all in Palestine and Israel.
During the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2016, observed...
September 16, 2016
At a National and World Council of Churches consultation, participants assessed the role that churches have played in the struggle for peace the Middle East, and repeated their call to the Israeli government to end its occupation of the Palestinian territories, calling for the United States to adopt a neutral position in hopes that Israelis and Palestinians can live in peace as equals.