PHILADELPHIA (October 22, 2021) On October 19, the Israeli Ministry of Defense issued a military order declaring key Palestinian human rights organizations “terrorist organizations.” The named organizations include Defense for Children International – Palestine, Al-Haq, Addameer, Bisan, the Union of Agricultural Working Committees, and the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees. The declaration effectively outlaws these groups. […]
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We used to say life in Jerusalem is not boring; every day something is happening. But recent events have shaken a city even as unpredictable as this one, with major implications for multiple areas of our lives. I would like to highlight some of these changes which will affect the work of reconciliation. In the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.