June 29, 2015
- B’nai B’rith International was responsible for delivering two statements on June 29 at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, both relating to the council’s recent report on the 2014 Hamas-initiated Gaza conflict.
The first, delivered by B’nai B’rith representative to the United...
June 28, 2015
Two separate resolutions about a Just Peace in Israel/Palestine that came before the General Synod of the United Church of Christ have been revised and combined into a single resolution that will be sent to the floor for deliberation by Synod delegates.
June 27, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] El conflicto israelí-palestino fue el foco de tres audiencias legislativas el 25 de junio al tiempo que el Comité de Justicia Social y Política Internacional abría el pleno para el testimonio público en la 78ª. Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal.
Unas 50 personas se levantaron para testificar sobre las siete resoluciones relacionadas con Israel y Palestina, que van desde las que piden que inversiones más a fondo...
June 26, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the focus of three legislative hearings June 25 as the Social Justice and International Policy Committee opened the floor for public testimony at the Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention.
Some 50 people rose to testify on the seven resolutions related to Israel and Palestine that range from calling for deeper investment in Middle East partnerships to calling the church to boycott against and divest from...
Taiwan Church News
June 15 - 21, 2015
I Believe What I Sing - A Seminar On PCT New Hymnal
Reported by Lee Hsin-ren
From June 15 to 16, organized by Rev. Shoki Coe's Memorial Theological Lecture, a seminar entitled " I Believe What I Sing - A Theological Reflection On PCT New Hymnal" was held in Tainan Theological College and...
June 25, 2015
B'nai B'rith International President Allan J. Jacobs (Right) and Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin (Left) present Pope Francis (Center) with a framed 1965 edition of The Jerusalem Post with coverage on Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council document that helped to transform Catholic-Jewish relations.
[Episcopal News Service] Paz, justicia y seguridad en Tierra Santa son el foco de siete resoluciones que se han sometido a la consideración de la Convención General, y que van desde llamados a mayores inversiones en asociaciones del Oriente Medio hasta ejercer mayor presión económica mediante boicots o desinversiones en compañías y corporaciones dedicadas a ciertos negocios con el Estado de Israel.
Las relaciones interreligiosas de la Iglesia Episcopal y sus asociaciones con la...
June 24, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Peace, justice and security in the Holy Land are the focus of seven proposed resolutions to be considered by the Episcopal Church’s General Convention, ranging from calls for deeper investment in Middle East partnerships to placing economic pressure through boycotts against, and divestment from, companies and corporations engaged in certain business related to the State of Israel.
The Episcopal Church’s interreligious relations and its...