The NSW Ecumenical Council have also sent a letter to Senator Payne with a copy to Senator Wong urging the “government to use all its diplomatic avenues to work for an end to the current violence in Israel / Palestine, and an end to the long-term brutal, oppressive injustice per
PIEN has sent this letter to the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison as well as to the Foreign Minister, Senator Marise Payne on the recent tragedy in Gaza and the whole context of violence in Sheikh Jarrah and the al-Aqsa Mosque Compound both in East Jerusalem. Read the letter here.
The situation in East Jerusalem is becoming more precarious by the day. A number of Palestinian families in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheik Jarrah are faced with eviction notices and could be displaced within days, paving the way for more illegal Israeli settlers to move int
On behalf of the Australian Government and its pursuit of new trade opportunities, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) undertook a feasibility study on how best to strengthen trade and investment with Israel, possibly through a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). As part of tha
On the 2nd May, four homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem are scheduled to be demolished at the hands of the Israeli Authority. Another 21 families face home demolitions in nearby neigbourhoods on May 11th. Backed by Israeli settler groups, forcing Palestinian fam
This important new document has emerged that aims to present a comprehensive description and understanding of what antisemitism is and is not. The Jerusalem Declaration is largely in response to the inadequacies and misuse of the Working Definition of anti-semitism of the Internationa
Kairos Palestine is pleased to announce the Easter Alert 2021! This year’s Easter Alert will address these four topics: – The religious importance of Jerusalem. – Jerusalem: a cause of violence or an instrument of peace? – Jerusalem, a divided or united city? &
‘Hosanna in the Highest, Ecumenical Service’ ‘is to be screened via Zoom on Saturday 27th March, the day before Palm Sunday. 5:30 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney / 9.30 AM Jerusalem summer time We are excited to be co-hosting with Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre in Jerusal