Unanimous vote at Methodist Conference commends ICAHD’s “practical and prophetic work”…

Posted August 17, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

….and encourages all Methodists to find out more about its work. Stephen Leah, who proposed the Notice of Motion at the Conference supporting ICAHD’s work, then put on his running shoes to run the inaugural York 10K to raise funds for ICAHD. Stephen reports below. One of the most effective ways in which we can… Read more »

ICAHD UK Lobbies EU in Brussels

Posted July 15, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Monica Wusteman reports: ICAHD UK responded to the call that came from Palestinians in East Jerusalem to campaign against the threatened house demolitions and evictions there by taking their case to the EU in Brussels. On Monday, 6th and Tuesday 7th July, a delegation from ICAHD UK led by UK Director, Linda Ramsden, met several… Read more »

A Long Walk for Peace

Posted May 28, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under News, Protest Actions.

“Do not judge a man until you have walked a hundred miles in his moccasins”. This is a saying of Native Americans, a people well acquainted with an oppressor’s greed for their land. An ICAHD supporter, David Carter, has just walked “a 100 miles or so” from Leicester to 10, Downing Street, London. David has… Read more »

Netanyahu Chooses Warehousing

Posted May 26, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles.

Would Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu say the magic words _two states_ after his meeting with President Obama? All Israel held its breath. (He didnat). The gap between the two is wider than those words could ever have bridged, however. Obama, I believe, sincerely _ perhaps urgently _ seeks a resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, a… Read more »

Isreal Attempts to Clamp Down on Human Rights Groups

Posted May 8, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under Israeli Politics, News.

Jonathan Cook writes: In a bid to staunch the flow of damaging evidence of war crimes committed during Israelis winter assault on Gaza, the Israeli government has launched a campaign to clamp down on human rights groups, both in Israel and abroad. It has begun by targeting one of the worldis leading rights organizations, the… Read more »

Not Everyone Loves Peace-Makers

Posted April 8, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

In the following article, the Director of ICAHD appraises the work of Revd Stephen Sizer, an Evangelical Anglican priest, who works to expose the theological flawedness, ultimate anti-Semitism and dangers to world peace of Christian Zionism. We are happy to announce that Stephen has become a Patron of ICAHD UK. To find out about his… Read more »

Israelas Jewish Problem

Posted , 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

A funny thing happened to me on my way to synagogue in Sydney; my scheduled talk got cancelled. The uproar caused by the prospect of my speaking to the Jewish community in Australia, as in Jewish communities the world over, is truly startling to an Israeli. Granted, I am very critical of Israelas policies of… Read more »

Jerusalem Shared? Jerusalem Divided?

Posted April 3, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Today on Jerusalem Day, I remember my first experience of Jerusalem Day, when still a new immigrant to Israel, in 1982. I attended a Hebrew language school in Netanya, north of Tel Aviv, which participated with thousands of other Israelis in the 40 km national hike to Jerusalem through hills and forests, culminating in a… Read more »

FRAMING, PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS….

Posted December 10, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

…IF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TRULY SEEKS A BREAK-THROUGH ON THE ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT Writing recently in The Washington Post (“Middle East Priorities,” Nov. 21), Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Brzezinski, two former US National Security Advisors, a Republican and a Democrat, declared: “We believe that the Arab-Israeli peace process is one issue that requires priority attention [from… Read more »

A Bone in America’s Throat

Posted November 13, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, Opinion.

Even before the voting began, Israeli politicians and pundits were asking: Will an Obama Administration be good for Israel? “Be good for Israel” is our code for “Will the US allow us to keep our settlements and continue to support our efforts to prevent negotiations with the Palestinians from ever bearing fruit?” For Americans the… Read more »