Archive for tag: Sabeel

Archive pour tag : Sabeel

A flawed vision of Zion

On a visit to Jerusalem in the mid-1990s, the then Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, said ruefully that so many Palestinian Christians were emigrating in despair from the West Bank that the Christian holy places would soon become Disneyland attractions rather than places of “living worship”.

Three and half years into a second intifada, the situation is still deteriorating. Only one branch of Christianity — Christian Zionism — feels comfortable in the Holy Land these days. The reason is simple: while the Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican Churches line up behind their embattled and dwindling Palestinian flocks to protest against Israel’s continued occupation of the West Bank and the expansion of settlements there, Christian Zionists stand shoulder to shoulder or even comfortably to the right of Likud and the Orthodox rabbis.

Among its demands are more Jewish settlements on the West Bank, the relocation of Palestinians to neighbouring Jordan and even the razing of the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque to make way for the third Jewish Temple.
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=6672
Categories: The TabletIn this article: Christian Zionism, Israel, Sabeel
Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=6672
Catégorie : The TabletDans cet article : Christian Zionism, Israel, Sabeel


A Call for Morally Responsible Investment

In April 2005 the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre in Jerusalem issued A Call for Morally Responsible Investment: A Non-Violent Response to the Israeli Occupation [PDF]. An international conference under the same title will be held in Toronto from 26-29 October 2005. This international conference for CROs (Church Related Organizations) and NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) seeks
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Posted: August 11, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=155 In this article: divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel Transmis : 11 aoüt 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=155 Dans cet article : divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel


A Non-Violent Response to the Israeli Occupation?

A trip report by Stuart Brown, Canadian Centre for Ecumenism. The purpose of this trip was to attend an international meeting on responsible investment: "A Non-Violent Response to the Israeli Occupation?" Our Centre was one of the sixty sponsors of this conference, which was organized by the Canadian Friends of Sabeel.

Posted: December 4, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=176 In this article: 2005, divestment, Middle East, Palestine, Sabeel Transmis : 4 décembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=176 Dans cet article : 2005, divestment, Middle East, Palestine, Sabeel


Une Réponse non violente à l’occupation israélienne?

Un rapport de voyage par Dr. Stuart Brown, Centre canadien d’oecuménisme. Le but de ce voyage était d’assister à un colloque international sur les investissements responsables : « Une Réponse non violente à l’occupation israélienne? » Notre Centre s’est inscrit parmi les soixante agences qui ont parrainé le colloque, qui était organisé par les Amis canadiens du Sabeel.
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Posted: December 4, 2005 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=177
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2005, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel
Transmis : 4 décembre 2005 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=177
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2005, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel


An alternative to divestment?

The United Church of Canada‘s 39th General Council has rejected a proposal calling for divestment from Israel, in favour of what is described as a “pro-peace” investment strategy. The proposal originally presented to the General Council called for the church and its congregations to selectively divest from corporations that support or contribute to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

The General Council is held every three years as the highest decision making body in the United Church of Canada (UCC). The meeting August 13 to 19 was in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Approximately 400 commissioners from across Canada participated in the General Council meeting.
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Posted: August 18, 2006 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=258
Categories: OpinionIn this article: 2006, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 18 aoüt 2006 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=258
Catégorie : OpinionDans cet article : 2006, divestment, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, peace, Sabeel, United Church of Canada