ICAHD UK is involved with this campaign, initiated by Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) which calls for the UK government to introduce an immediate embargo on arms trading with Israel. The UK licensed arms sales to Israel worth u22.5m in 2005, more than twice the amount in 2004. It also spends millions of pounds… Read more »
Thanks to last July’s Summer Camp, a new Palestinian home rose from the rubble of the site where a family had lost its home to the bulldozers. The Camp took place in the last two weeks of July. Starved of English and Hebrew language newspapers to keep abreast of the catacysmic events that were happening… Read more »
The Methodist Conference of the UK has voted overwhelmingly to disinvest its central funds, where appropriate after negotiation, with companies profiting from Israel’s Occupation in any way. Methodist Conference endorses principle of disinvestment from occupation Source: Palestine Solidarity Campaign The worldwide campaign for Church disinvestment from the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, received a major… Read more »
……we are dismayed. It seems to undermine all we fight for, for the benefit of our Palestinian brothers and sisters. But we do not live in a clear-cut world where causes fall into simplistic black and white categories. In every basket there are bad eggs. And consider Dostoyevsky’s contention that man cannot live without hope,… Read more »
Daniel Barenboim’s Work with Israeli and Arab Musicians Daniel Barenboim, the famous pianist and conductor, was married to the great cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who made Elgar’s great Cello Concerto her own before she died at a tragically young age. In the early Nineties, he became friends with the leading Palestinian intellectual the late Edward… Read more »
Read here about Jeff’s nomination for this most prestigious prize alongside the Palestinian Ghassan Andoni, co-founder of ISM Jeff Halper, founder and Coordinator of ICAHD, is a widely respected analyst of the Israel/Palestine situation as well as a leading Jewish activist.
ICAHD, The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, is extremely proud to announce that the Chair of ICAHD UK, Linda Ramsden, was the recent recipient of the Dame Sheila McKechnie Award for Conflict Resolution. The award is one of six bestowed in key fields of political campaigning (social inclusion, economic justice, conflict resolution, transport, consumer action,… Read more »
Todayas Road to Emmaus The traditional site of Emmaus is in a little village called Al Qubeiba in the West Bank, less than 10 miles north west of Jerusalem. Al Qubeiba is next to a sizeable village called Biddu. As you may have gathered, the Separation Wall is not just one long line from North… Read more »