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What Would A One State Solution Look Like?

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The One Democratic State Campaign, a coalition of Palestinian and Israeli thinkers from around the world, offers the vision found below and at this link (Mondoweiss)   One Democratic State Campaign Manifesto Preamble In recent years, the idea of a one democratic state in all of historic Palestine as the best solution to the conflict […]

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Rep. Betty McCollum’s Speech To The United Nations On November 12

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In case you missed it, you can find Rep. McCollum’s speech at this link.

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Is Criticizing Israel Anti-Semitic ? A Psycho-spiritual Perspective

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By John Kleinheksel As a Jew, Richard Forer grew up as a partisan of the Israeli State, very sensitive to any criticism of his Jewish brothers and sisters. Like others, he “believed the cause of the I/P problem was the Arab world’s nonacceptance of a Jewish state in its midst” (p. 1). Then, he was […]

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Is Criticism Of Israel Anti-Semitic ?

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Is Criticism of Israel Antisemitic? by John Kleinheksel   Remember when KWM hosted Robert Cohen, our Jewish colleague from the U.K? It was several years ago when he presented at Third Reformed Church in Holland and at a church in Kalamazoo. He loves his fellow Jews, Judaism but disapproves of Zionism, if you recall. He […]

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A Review of Richard Forer’s Book: WAKE UP!

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A Review of Richard Forer’s Book: WAKE UP! By John Kleinheksel   I have known Richard Forer for a number of years. We finally met in person at a conference in Estes Park, CO, a number of years ago, where conferees were discussing the Israeli/Palestinian stand-off. His first book, Breakthrough: Transforming Fear into Compassion, details […]

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We Are All Made In God’s Image

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We Are All Made In God’s Image September 1, 2020 By William J. Barber II The Palestinian experience is one we can relate to through our own moral and spiritual experience. We have to address the displacement of native people wherever they are. Truth and justice cannot be found in narrow tribalism, within the lies […]

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Palestinian Clergy: Annexation Could Be The Final Straw For A Viable Christian Presence In Palestine

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Today, we are sharing a Mondoweiss opinion piece about the effects of annexation on a continuing historic Christian presence in Palestine. Palestinian Clergy: Annexation Could Be The Final Straw For A Viable Christian Presence In Palestine

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Defense of Children – International / No Way To Treat A Child Webinar with Shaina Lowe

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This 60-minute webinar originally aired on Wednesday, August 5 at 1:30 Eastern time. It explores the treatment of Palestinian children detained by the Israel Defense Forces without charge or trial.

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Exploring Opposition to “Christian Zionism”

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The United Methodist’s Kairos Response Team A Report on the August 12, 2020 Webinar Exploring Opposition to “Christian Zionism” To the Kairos West Michigan community By John Kleinheksel   It’s important that our Kairos West Michigan community get news of sister organizations waging the same battle for hearts and minds that we are. Dr. Stephen […]

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More Than 100 Progressive Groups Push Biden To Support Palestinian Rights

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Written by Mitchell Plitnick A diverse array of over 100 groups that support Palestinian rights announced today that they had sent a letter to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, urging him to adopt policies toward Israel and the Palestinians “based on the principles of equality and justice for all.” The letter, which was initiated by the activist group […]

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