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A Call From Kairos Palestine To The Vatican, The World Council of Churches, And Churches Everywhere


Kairos Palestine Call to The Holy See (Vatican), The World Council of Churches and Church Leaders Worldwide for Solidarity and Action Thus says the LORD: Act with justice and righteousness and deliver from the hand of the oppressor anyone who has been robbed. Jeremiah 22:3 The Christian Palestinian Initiative, Kairos Palestine, urges the Christian community […]


The Backstory On Sheikh Jarrah and Gaza Bombs


By John Kleinheksel, Kairos West Michigan   Part I THE STORY On Tuesday, May 11, rockets from Gaza and retaliation from the Israeli military are intensifying. The May 9 Jerusalem Post explains why the Supreme Court delayed its eviction decision: It would send a signal that it will not shy away from applying its laws […]


Reconciliation In Times Of Escalating Violence: From Our Friends At Musalaha


About two weeks ago we hosted Salim Munayer, Executive Director of Musalaha. We thought it important to share today’s Musalaha Newsletter.


Urgent Requests


Do you want to make a difference TODAY in Israel-Palestine? KWM invites our community to IMMEDIATELY take three concrete action steps to address urgent needs on the ground in Israel-Palestine.    Action Step #1: Join Churches For Middle East Peace in supporting HR 2590, Rep. Betty McCollum’s bill to keep our tax dollars from supporting […]


An Interview With Musalaha’s Salim Munayer: The Ministry of Reconciliation


You can access our April 15 interview at this link.


Is Confederation Worth A Try In Israel-Palestine? An Interview With Sam Bahour


Is Confederation Worth A Try In Israel-Palestine? An Interview With Sam Bahour Sam is a Palestinian businessman and writer from Youngstown, Ohio who moved with his family to Ramallah, Palestine during the hopeful period following the Oslo Accords in the mid-1990’s. This presentation is another in our “Palestine Direct Connect” series, endeavoring to bring you regional leaders directly from Israel […]


This Is Apartheid – A Report From B’Tselem


B’Tselem, The Israeli Information Center For Human Rights in Occupied Palestine published this report two months ago today…. A regime of Jewish supremacy from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea: This is apartheid


Want Israeli-Palestinian Peace? Try Confederation By Bernard Avishai and Sam Bahour


Want Israeli-Palestinian Peace? Try Confederation (February 12, 2021, NY Times)    Politicians and experts should not doubt a two-state solution. But they should finally consider a plausible version of it. Donald Trump has left the Biden administration myriad international crises, and nowhere more obviously than in Israel and the Palestine Authority. Mr. Trump dismantled relations […]


End Solitary Confinement of Youth


Each year dozens of Palestinian youth are held in solitary confinement for up to two weeks. It is time to stop this practice. Find out how you can help. Act now! Register for the March 9 Update from No Way To Treat A Child here.  


Jerusalem Of Our Imagination


In this video blog, John Munayer reflects on the meaning of loving Jerusalem and ALL of its inhabitants. (From our friends at Musalaha)

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At Kairos West Michigan, we work to unify and mobilize West Michigan Christians to take a stand for peace in Israel/Palestine. We believe that the time is right and that God is preparing the way for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine.

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