ICAHD UK October newsletter

Posted November 3, 2016, by & filed under Communities demolished, House Demolitions, House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes, Summer Camps.

Featuring news about ICAHD’s rebuilding camp for 2017, our Global Digital Photo Party for raising funds, an update on demolitions and other news, the Palestine Lobby of Parliament on 15th November, the EU’s response to BDS, a review of Israel and South Africa: The Many Faces of Apartheid ed. Ilan Pappe. Read October Newsletter

Autumn 2016 begins in rubble

Posted October 25, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions.

Rubble left in Dahmash after multiple homes were demolished in 2015

From the beginning of 2016 to mid-October, Israel has demolished 871 Palestinian structures, according to weekly totals from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), displacing 1351 people. These alarming figures provide further fuel for ICAHD’s campaign to end home demolitions. Why is this cruel policy of house demolitions allowed to continue? Around 20,000 Palestinians hold demolition… Read more »

Book review by Diana Neslen

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Israel and South Africa: The Many Faces of Apartheid Edited by Ilan Pappe Reviewed by Diana Neslen This is a book for all those wishing to advance their knowledge of the nature of apartheid and colonialism in the 21st Century and above all it is a valuable compendium of arguments against those who, in spite… Read more »

Jeff Halper US speaking tour

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26-30 Oct 2016, Minnesota: Jeff Halper, ICAHD’s co-founder, will discuss his latest book, ‘War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification’ in 4 different venues. See the attached flier for more information.  

Join the 2016 Olive Harvest

Posted October 10, 2016, by & filed under Events, Olive harvest.

Harvesting olives

Volunteers are needed to join ICAHD and other Israeli organisations to help with the 15th annual olive harvest organized by the Harvest Coalition (1). ICAHD encourages individuals and groups coming to Palestine during October and November to contact info@icahd.org to volunteer in this year’s harvest. Can you offer a half day or a full day? Since… Read more »

Global Digital Photo Party Invitation

Posted October 6, 2016, by & filed under Events, Exhibitions.

judah-passow-ICAHD

Global Digital Photo Party on International Human Rights Day 10th December 2016, 7pm – 9pm To mark International Human Rights Day (10 December 2016) and kick off fundraising for the Rebuilding Camp in July 2017, ICAHD is organising a fund-raising evening for our rebuilding projects, featuring presentations around the world of photographs from award-winning photo-journalist Judah… Read more »

Kairos Britain and the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Posted September 15, 2016, by & filed under Culture, House Demolitions, UK Specific.

– As partners of the Kairos Britain initiative, we wanted to highlight this years’ World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (18th – 24th September 2016) by encouraging our members in the Christian faith communities to share their experiences with you. Charlotte Marshall tells us about how the Kairos call came about and what Kairos Britain and… Read more »

JUDAIZING PALESTINE: A campaign against house demolitions in a single state

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Shrinking Palestine (PSC)

Since 1967 discussion around Israel and Palestine has always differentiated between the territory considered “Israeli,” the 78% of historic Palestine that lies within the 1967 borders, and the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the 22% of Palestine comprising the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza – the “two-state solution”. This reflected the idea that somehow one day a Palestinian state would arise… Read more »

Jerusalem amidst escalating violence

Posted September 14, 2016, by & filed under Opinion, Personal Experiences, Study Tour Reports.

grates on roof

  – As partners of the Kairos Britain initiative, we wanted to highlight this years’ World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (18th – 24th September 2016) by encouraging our members in the Christian faith communities to share their experiences with you. Tom and Gill reflect on their experience of the holy city of Jerusalem during… Read more »

Supporting ICAHD in the Methodist Church

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Jeff Halper at Melbourne Terrace

– As partners of the Kairos Britain initiative, we wanted to highlight this years’ World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (18th – 24th September 2016) by encouraging our members in the Christian faith communities to share their experiences with you. Stephen reflects on how the work of ICAHD has informed the Methodist support for Palestine… … Read more »