ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Urge August recess trips to Israel include occupied Palestinian territories

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 June.  Many members of Congress travel during the August recess, and many take trips to Israel. It is important that they get a full picture of the region … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE: Urge August recess trips to Israel include occupied Palestinian territories

ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land

by Judy Coode Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns Our first week in the Holy Land has whooshed by. We’ve talked with Palestinians (and a couple Israelis); processed along the separation wall; visited a hilltop of resistance (Tent of Nations) and a hilltop of community (Neve Shalom); prayed at the sites of Jesus’ birth, miracles, passion … Continue reading ISRAEL-PALESTINE DELEGATION: Grasping for peace in the Holy Land