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: Thirty-five aid organizations & 150,000 people launch public call to end the Gaza blockade

Reconstruction of Gaza could take 17 years with just 5% of building materials allowed in one year NOTE: Pax Christi International is an endorser of this effort. More than 150,000 people from around have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organisations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Thirty-five aid organizations & 150,000 people launch public call to end the Gaza blockade