Israel Palestine + Iraq + Iran + Afghanistan

Interfaith Delegation Highlights Real Challenges of Peacemaking

We are clear, however, about what the real work of peacemaking entails, and we are proud of the courage and steadfast perseverance this interfaith delegation is showing in meeting with dozens of faith-based organizations, grassroots activists and human rights groups in Israel and the Palestinian territories. They are continuing this work with the intention to learn, witness and co-resist Israeli occupation, displacement and siege with Palestinian and Israeli partners on the ground. They deserve your support.

Jewish, Muslim & Christian Leaders Denied Entry to Israel for Supporting Palestinian Human Rights

Five leaders on an interfaith delegation to Israel/Palestine were refused permission to board their plane in the United States, in what appears to be an implementation of Israel’s travel ban on supporters of Palestinian rights and Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS).

A Reflection to Mark the 50th Anniversary of Occupation of Palestine

When fences become walls become concrete prisons
When tents become houses become tear gas test-sites
When days become years become decades and
the oppression swelters, endlessly.

Peace Seeking Action Cycle

A one-page document showing the peace-seeking action cycle.

Download PDF here.

Join the 2017 Activist Council Calls

Activist Council members and friends of Presbyterian Peace Fellowship are invited to join us periodically for a Zoom conference call aiming to inform and equip us for the work of peacemaking.

Museum of the Palestinian People

Bshara Nassar, Founding Director of the Museum of The Palestinian People, a 501 C (3) non-profit organization, recently announced the formation of the Museum and the launch of its website.

Statement of Solidarity with Omar Barghouti

The Presbyterian Peace Fellowship joins in the public support for Omar Barghouti and affirms our solidarity with him. Omar is a Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hebron

Christian Peacemaker Teams Board in Hebron, PalestineI attended the Christian Peacemaker Teams’ Board Meeting as the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship representative, not expecting anything life-altering, but transformation waits for no one.

First Monday Service At The New Haven, CT War Memorial

On the first Monday of each month, a dedicated group of peace seekers gathers at the War Memorial in New Haven, CT to remember and to mourn the dead in the continuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Each month we add a stone to a growing cairn.  One of our members placed a sprig of sage he collected on a recent witness at Standing Rock.

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