Jeff Halper – after Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump

Posted February 20, 2017, by & filed under Analysis, Articles, House Demolitions, Israeli Politics, Latest News, News, Opinion, Peace Process.

After Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump Blogpost by Jeff Halper, 16 February 2017 I suppose I should chime in with my comments about yesterday’s meeting between Trump and Netanyahu. To be honest, my heart’s not in it. This is the first post I’ve put up in a month — since before the inauguration. It has… 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 »

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions worked in South Africa

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WWPPI

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 Christian faith communities to share their experiences with you. Brian Brown was South Africa’s first banned churchperson who came to England as a refugee from apartheid… Read more »

The Labour Party, Israel, and Antisemitism

Posted May 13, 2016, by & filed under Opinion, UK Specific.

A photo of a street sign in front of the apartheid wall taken in Bethlehem

– Picture of a street sign in front of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem. Last week the labour Party came under ferocious political and media attack for allegedly harbouring antisemites in its midst. In the course of this, the accusers often blurred the distinction between anti-Zionism and antisemitism, between legitimate criticisms of the state of… Read more »

Reflections on the ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

Posted February 1, 2016, by & filed under House Demolitions, House Demolitions, House Rebuilding, Opinion, Summer Camps, Uncategorized.

Participants from the ICAHD rebuilding camp for internationals

Arriving in Jerusalem to join the 2015 ICAHD Summer Rebuilding Camp was an experience I shall not forget. I travelled with some hazy notions from my father who served in Palestine after the 2nd world war, and from my Grandmother who visited as part of a church group in 1966 plus some academic ideas from… Read more »

Report of the Summer Rebuilding Camp 2015

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– The former Fhadad family home, only partially rebuilt after being self-demolished. This house rebuilding project, the 12th such camp carried out by ICAHD, ran from July 19th – August 3rd 2015. Twenty international volunteers from Finland, USA, Germany, UK, Australia supported by Palestinian and Israeli activists with a Palestinian team of professional builders, created… Read more »

Tel-Aviv-on-the-Seine

Posted August 18, 2015, by & filed under International, Opinion, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Jean Reisman, an American who participated in ICAHD’s recent rebuilding camp, responds to the news that a ‘Tel Aviv Day’ will be featured along the banks of the Seine in Paris. Jean draws upon what she learned during the field trips that were provided for the internationals at the camp: Tomorrow, the Paris city government… Read more »

Dimes of Wrath

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An American who participated in ICAHD’s recent rebuilding camp writes about what she now terms the Jewish National Fund’s ‘DIMES OF WRATH’. I don’t remember collecting dimes for pine needles. The bright green leaves on the stamps were distinctly deciduous, one for each ten-cent donation I collected, until there were enough to summon up a… Read more »

First time at ICAHD’s Rebuilding Camp

Posted August 4, 2015, by & filed under House Rebuilding, Opinion, Personal Experiences, Summer Camps.

Reflections from one of the participants who joined ICAHD’s 13th annual rebuilding camp: Despite not being completely new to travelling or experiencing different cultures, the two weeks I spent at ICAHD’s summer rebuilding camp offered encounters I couldn’t have imagined and that would never have happened had I been travelling to that area on my… Read more »