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Palestinian Evangelicals and Peacemaking

Peacemaking and Evangelicals: A Case Study of Engagement in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Shadia Qubti This paper showcases the engagement of Palestinian Evangelicals in peacemaking as an intersection of theology with the Israeli-Palestinian context. First, the term peacemaking is framed in a theological perspective, followed by the socio-political Israeli-Palestinian context. The rest of the paper… Continue reading Palestinian Evangelicals and Peacemaking

2021 Jerusalem Peace Prize Australia

Australians for Palestine (AFP) and the Australia-Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2021 Jerusalem (Al Quds) Peace Prize as Aboriginal Gumbaynggirr intellectual, activist, academic, writer, storyteller and actor, Dr. Gary Foley. The award will be presented at an online event on Tuesday, 30 November 2021.Register for the event The… Continue reading 2021 Jerusalem Peace Prize Australia

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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

On 29 November each year, the world stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine. To mark that occasion in 2021, Sabeel Australia hosted a global webinar timed so that Sabeel members and other interested people around the world can participate at the same time. Video | Handout | Keynote | PowerPoint LIBERATING THEOLOGY, RESISTING… Continue reading International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Who are we?

SABEEL AUSTRALIA Who are we? We are not simply a group of Australians who support the Sabeel Center in Jerusalem and Nazareth. Rather, we are the Sabeel community in Australia. In our own context, we look to Scripture and tradition for insights and encouragement as we face down the tentacles of empire. We serve as… Continue reading Who are we?

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Food sovereignty in Palestine

Join Nasser Mashni, 3CR presenter & Vice President of APAN (the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network), as he hosts a global discussion on food sovereignty in Palestine. Coinciding with World Food Day, Saturday the 16th, this conversation will feature guests & voices from an international network of food justice champions & agencies. REGISTER

In conversation with Noam Chomsky

In this year’s tribute to Edward Said, Noam Chomsky talks with Dr Sam Shahid from Australian Friends of Palestine Associastioon (AFOPA) about Palestine, in a conversation that can be viewed from anywhere. In conversation with Noam Chomsky will be streamed online at 7.00 pm ACDT on Sunday 7 November. Register to view In Conversation with… Continue reading In conversation with Noam Chomsky

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Beyond two states

Jonathan Kuttab on Beyond the two-state solution – The role of the UK – 28 October – 3.00PM LONDON time register here Jonathan Kuttab is co-founder of the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq and Nonviolence International. He is also Executive Director of Friends of Sabeel North America. A well-known international human rights attorney, Jonathan practices… Continue reading Beyond two states

Beyond Self-Censorship

An edited extract from Dateline Jerusalem: Journalism’s Toughest Assignment by John Lyons, published on October 1 as part of Monash University Publishing’s In the National Interest series. SMH OpEd Dateline Jerusalem book

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When prison is a weapon

Earlier this month, six Palestinians placed the plight of the Palestinian prisoners at the centre of the Palestinian struggle, through their successful escape from high-security Gilboa prison in Israel. The escapees became instant heroes to all Palestinians, while Israel launched a massive manhunt, mass arrests, and collective punishment to mask their fallibility. This forum by Free… Continue reading When prison is a weapon