Posts Tagged "palestine & israel"

Canada must urge Israel to resume negotiations for peace within International Law

February 13, 2012

Download PDF of this article >> Recently, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs travelled to the Middle East, an admirable thing to do in a region so in need of peace. KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives believes that the government of…

Post filed in: Middle East

Representing Rebecca Nyagai Kafi

October 20, 2011

Sermon, Vancouver Chinese Presbyterian Church, 16 October 2011 (Pastor Morgan Wong of Vancouver Chinese Presbyterian Church had invited Rebecca Nyagai Kafi of the Sudan Council of Churches to preach at the English and Chinese services in his church. When Rebecca…

Post filed in: Africa, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Middle East

KAIROS Partner Voices speak on UN Statehood for Palestine

September 26, 2011

At the UN General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking to upgrade Palestinians’ status from non-state observer to full UN membership. Given the United States’ proposed exercise of its veto, there is concern that Palestinian hopes may once again…

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Amira Hass, célèbre journaliste israélienne des droits humains, en tournée au Canada

September 22, 2011

Montréal, le 24 août 2011 – Canadiens pour la justice et la paix au Moyen-Orient (CJPMO) et KAIROS – Initiatives oecuméniques canadiennes pour la justice sont heureuses d’annoncer qu’elles organiseront de concert une tournée de conférences par la journaliste israélienne…

Post filed in: En français, Middle East

World Week of Peace for Palestine and Israel 2011 resource available

May 6, 2011

Every year, the World Council of Churches hosts a Week of Peace for Palestine and Israel. They offer liturgical resources and background material, this time with a focus on Jerusalem. The WCC calls on us to remember the struggle of Palestinian…

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KAIROS calls for an end to attacks on civilians and the start of a meaningful peace process between Israelis and Palestinians

April 8, 2011

KAIROS is deeply concerned about civilian casualties in a series of attacks that have taken place in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories over the last number of weeks. These include the murder of Israeli settlers by unknown persons, and…

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KAIROS solidarity letter to Israeli human rights group B’Tselem

January 26, 2011

On January 5 2011, Members of the Israeli Knesset voted for a parliamentary inquiry to investigate the funding of Israeli human rights groups allegedly helping to build war crimes cases abroad against Israeli military personnel. The scope and details of…

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Partner Profile: Constantine Dabbagh

December 7, 2010

From time to time, the Canadian mainstream media turns its attention to the Gaza Strip, and very little of its reporting carries good news. The western-most part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Gaza is surrounded by an Israeli military blockade…

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KAIROS Canada condemns the assault and killing of people aboard the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

June 2, 2010

KAIROS joins churches and concerned people from around world in condemning the assault and killing of innocent people aboard the humanitarian convoy headed to the Gaza Strip. On May 31st, the Israeli Navy boarded a ship in international waters that…

Post filed in: Middle East

World Week for Peace in Israel-Palestine, May 29 to June 4 2010

May 7, 2010

World Council of Churches calls on us to work for peace For more than 40 years, Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem have been suffering under the Israeli occupation. Day-to-day life is interrupted by the separation…

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