ICAHD Sponsored walk – A Radical Jewish History Tour

Posted September 18, 2015, by & filed under Events, Personal Experiences, Sponsored Walk, UK Specific.

  Two reflections from participants who joined our April Sponsored walk:   On 18th April ICAHD UK organised a hugely successful (and over-subscribed!) fund-raising walk through the Jewish East End led by tour guide David Rosenberg, author of ‘Battle for the East End’ and more recently, ‘Rebel Footprints.’ As a Jewish East Ender myself, I… Read more »

ICAHD UK 2015 Spring Conference – ‘Judaizing Palestine’

Posted April 27, 2015, by & filed under Beyond Zionism, Events, UK Specific.

Saturday 30th May 11.15am – 5.15pm ‘Judaizing Palestine’ Conference   We are very pleased to announce our programme for this years annual conference! Bringing you crucial and timely analysis following the recent elections, and such devastating news as the Al’Araqib Bedouin Village having been demolished for the 83rd time, we hope you will join us to hear more on the issue of ‘Judaizing… Read more »

Ruth Edmonds on tour – after Gaza, a more polarised Israeli society and its effects

Posted September 10, 2014, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The Devilis Punchbowl Youth Hostel provided the perfect base for a walking and talking weekend focused on prospects for a just peace in Palestine, and also for the start of a speaking tour by Israeli peace activist Ruth Edmonds, Advocacy Officer of ICAHD in Jerusalem. In the nearby Thursley Village Hall on Saturday, 28th September,… Read more »

Auction of the Wall that Came to London

Posted May 30, 2014, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Did you experience and were you touched last Christmas by witnessing a replica of the Wall, which imprisons the people of Bethlehem, raised up outside an architecturally noteworthy church in central London? If so, you can own for yourself a tactile chunk of that memory. Broken up pieces of that replica Wall are going under… Read more »

UK Methodist Church vote to support the BDS Movement

Posted October 18, 2013, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Our member and former conference speaker, Stephen Leah, has alerted us about an online survey that has been launched in response to a motion passed during the July 2013 Methodist Conference. The motion requests the production of a briefing on the arguments for and against the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. We believe that… Read more »

Greenbelt Attracts New Members

Posted September 2, 2013, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

In recent years, Greenbelt Festival, a place for people to cut their teeth on Christianity with an edge, has incorporated a major emphasis on the Palestinian struggle for justice against Israel’s continued occupation of their historic land, and its punitive and illegal policies against the occupied people and the Arabs living in Israel. Linda Ramsden,… Read more »

A Report of the ICAHD UK Conference

Posted April 12, 2013, by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Just under a hundred people attended the ICAHD UK conference, In the Name of Justice, on 23 March. People came from many parts of England and there was representation from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland (including the Orkneys). We were also delighted to welcome ICAHD supporters from Germany. Speakers included Clare Short, Secretary of State… Read more »

Belfast – ICAHD represented at Stormont and at Amnesty meeting in Falls Road

Posted January 3, 2013, by & filed under News, UK Specific.

The issue of house demolitions and displacement was included in an event on 25 February at Stormont, home of Northern Irelandis General Assembly. Entitled eHow can Northern Ireland respond to Israelis illegal settlement policiesi, it was organised by the Palestine Society at Queenis University, Belfast. The aim of the day was to provide information in… Read more »