Britain’s Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will be honored at a Zionist-Federation-organized event Sunday with a “special guest,” the Israeli Air Force Commander who oversaw the devastating attacks on Lebanon and Gaza in 2006. Read more about Zionist Federation tribute to UK’s Chief Rabbi to include bomber of Beirut as “special guest”
While much work is still to be done, the coordinator of the project that produced the landmark Kairos Palestine document reflects on its successes. Read more about BDS key to a "just peace," says Palestinian Christian boycott activist
Episcopal Cathedral of Albuquerque offers weak excuses and effectively takes Israel’s side against Palestinians. Read more about "Seeking Balance": How Albuquerque Cathedral that slammed its doors to Sabeel helps Israeli oppression
On the eve of the Church of England’s General Synod, the Private Member’s Motion on Palestine/Israel by Dr John Dinnen has received further support from Independent Jewish Voices (IJV), The Parents Circle-Family Forum member Rami Elhanan, and the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions. Read more about On eve of synod, Palestine/Israel motion gains more support
The Palestine and Israel motion tabled for next month’s Church of England General Synod has received strong support from Jews for Justice for Palestinians (JfJfP). Read more about Jewish support for Church of England Synod motion
The Board of Deputies of British Jews continue their attack on a proposed Church of England motion. The hypocrisy has deepened further with an opinion piece in this week’s Jewish Chronicle by BoD chief executive Jon Benjamin, and his attack on the author of the motion, Dr John Dinnen. Read more about Attack on EAPPI is exposing Board of Deputies' hypocrisy
The Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD) has launched a campaign to pressure the Church of England to reject a proposed motion expressing support for the well-respected Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). Read more about Board of Deputies of British Jews misleads supporters in attack on human rights observers
There will be huge disappointment from supporters of Palestinian rights and relief among supporters of Israel’s violation of those rights at the failure of the measure to divest from companies profiting from Israeli occupation at the United Methodist Church’s General Conference.
Perhaps, some may conclude, the battle is too tough and what worked against South Africa can never work against Israel. Read more about Remember when the Church of England voted against divestment from South Africa? A luta continua!
Comments by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury and leader of the Anglican and Episcopalian churches worldwide, have aroused anger among Palestinian Christians. Read more about Palestinian Christians protest Anglican chief's occupation blindspot