ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Urge Congress to work for lasting peace and aid Palestinian refugees from Syria

from the Faith Forum on Middle East Policy NOTE: Pax Christi USA is a member of the Faith Forum. This is their “Third Thursday for Israel-Palestine” action for October.  “The sole park in Aida — where Abdo and his friends often played — is called Lajee (Arabic for refugee), as if to remind children of their roots.”  ~ … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Urge Congress to work for lasting peace and aid Palestinian refugees from Syria

ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Visits to Aida and Dheisheh refugee camps

by Abigail Metzger Pax Christi International UN Team member Today, 20 plus Pax Christi pilgrims visited the Aida and Dhesheh refugee camps that are just a few kilometers away from our hotel. This is a brief recap of what we saw and experienced - though words can hardly describe the reality that belongs to thousands … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Visits to Aida and Dheisheh refugee camps