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, Sabeel Australia will be hosting a global Sabeel webinar timed so that Sabeel members around the world can participate at the same time. For those of us on the east coast of Australia, that means we… Continue reading International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Published
Categorized as Blog, News

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?

Published
Categorized as Blog, News

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

Published
Categorized as News

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

Published
Categorized as News

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

Sliman Mansour

This website offers a wide variety of original art prints of Sliman Mansour’s work, ranging from his earlier pieces in the 1970s all the way to his most recent compositions. Just as Palestinians all over the world did in the 70s and 80s, you will be hanging in your home or office a piece of… Continue reading Sliman Mansour

Published
Categorized as Blog, News

Education that divides

Education Funding and Policy: Week 36 of Kumi Now is now available on the website.  In April of 2019, Adalah reported that “Israeli authorities are requiring all high school students—Jewish and Arab—to pass an online government propaganda course that promotes racist ideology before they are allowed to participate in overseas class trips.” According to Adalah, “One… Continue reading Education that divides

Peace Advocacy Fellowship

The Balfour Project (UK) invites applications for its peace advocacy fellowship program. This paid fellowship (now in its third year) is aimed primarily (but not exclusively) at post-graduate and final-year undergraduate students who are committed to the Balfour Project ethos. The successful applicants will advocate for peace and equal rights on the basis of the… Continue reading Peace Advocacy Fellowship