A Covenantal Alternative to Christian Zionism

Editorial Note: This post is based on a talk by Colin Chapman which takes a deep look at the theology of land and covenant offering Christ-centric biblical perspectives. Challenges to Zionism often evoke strong emotion, but the editors invite you to reflect on the work of Jesus and the ramificationsRead More

PEACE AND GLOBAL WITNESS PARTNERSHIP NEWSLETTER Nov 2019

Peace & Global Witness Partnership Newsletter November 2019

Palestinian father forced to demolish home in Jerusalem

WATCH: Palestinian father forced to demolish home in Jerusalem From “If Americans Knew” Blog A Palestinian man was forced to demolish his home by Israel ‘because it was too near the U.S. embassy’… Read two reports about the incident below: A Palestinian resident of the Jabal al Mukabbir neighborhood, inRead More

U.S. Police Trained by Israel: Communities of Color Pay the Price

In recent years, Georgia has experienced troubling trends in fatal police shootings. As this has unfolded, the state continues to pursue a “police exchange” program with the state of Israel. – original post by Ilise Benshushan Cohen, Azadeh Shahshahani, October 7, 2019 In recent years, Georgia has experienced troubling trends inRead More

Please, release the funding for the Augusta Victoria Hospital

Release funding for Augusta Victoria Hospital – urge U.S. senators to take life-saving action! Take action now at the ELCA Action Center! Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) and the other members of the East Jerusalem Hospitals Network (EJHN) continue to need our help to be able to continue their life-saving healthRead More

Event: Palestine: A New Approach – Advocacy & Alliances

Event Info: https://jhjpi.com/event/palestine-a-new-approach-advocacy-alliances/

It looks like Israel wants Palestine’s Land, but not Its People

RAMALLAH, West Bank, NY Times Original post. Go to https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/17/opinion/israel-election.html for complete article By Raja Shehadeh (Mr. Shehadeh is a Palestinian lawyer and writer.) Sept. 17, 2019 Last week, ahead of the parliamentary elections in Israel this Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised that if re-elected, he would annex upRead More

Christ at the Checkpoint 2020

Christ at the Checkpoint 2020, from Atlanta Complete Trip May 29 to June 10, 2020 ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Join us in the year 2020 in Bethlehem for the sixth international Christ at the Checkpoint conference. The theme will be Hope and Resilience in a Broken World. Join us as weRead More

The Danger of Neutrality by Anna Baltzer at TEDxOcala

“Staying neutral in controversial situations is the moral high ground, right? Wrong. It’s the exact opposite. Author and inspirational speaker Anna Baltzer explains how neutrality is a dangerous trap — and an illusion. Taking a side, not impartiality, is what really helps resolve conflicts. You will be surprised as BaltzerRead More

Gideon Levy – U.S. Jews Have Only Themselves to Blame

U.S. Jews Have Only Themselves to Blame for Trump’s anti-Semitic Tropes. Listen to Gideon Levy – HAARETZ By blindly and automatically supporting Israel, the Jewish establishment in the U.S. proves that American-Jewish liberalism ends where the occupation starts. Listen Now Host Simon Spungin is joined by senior Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy, who hasRead More