Israel Palestine + Iraq + Iran + Afghanistan

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.

Student Peace Trip to Iran

Thursday, March 9, 2017Sunday, March 19, 2017

Nonviolence International is organizing a Student Peace Tour to Iran from March 9-19, 2017 led by Dr. Mubarak Awad. Students will learn about Iran and meet with Iranian students to promote mutual understanding and peace between the two countries. The all-inclusive cost per person is $2900.

More information is available on their website. The application deadline is January 20, 2017.

Interfaith Network for Justice in Palestine Delegation to Israel and Palestine

Saturday, July 22, 2017Friday, August 4, 2017

This trip is designed to provide direct experience for a multi-religious group of U.S. participants committed to direct advocacy and nonviolent direct action for peace and justice in Palestine/Israel. Apply by January 15, 2017.

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