Tagged: israel/palestine

Unsettling the Settler Church

by Liza Minno Bloom I have been fortunate enough to begin racial justice organizing in a church community where I live in New Jersey. The “Racial Justice Project” at the Episcopal Church I attend...

Spirited Justice

by Robert Welsh Christians who risk their lives for the Gospel always challenge me. Encountering heroic expressions of faith provokes me to question my own faith journey. Am I taking up my cross? If...

The Threat of Real Anti-Semitism

Text and photos by Ryan Rodrick Beiler Lent is a time of introspection and confession, and recent experiences have caused me to reflect on a particular fault to confess: During my previous four years...

Method #18: Displays of Flags and Symbols

In 2005 Israel began construction of the wall along the West Bank, ostensibly to keep out suicide bombers. However, in some towns, such as Bil’in, the wall also prevented Palestinians from accessing the majority...

Method #44: Mock Funerals

Example: In September 2011, the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh held a mock funeral for the Oslo Accords, as a way of expressing their opinion that Israel had made of the accords nothing more...

Method #29: Symbolic Reclamations

Residents of the Palestinian town At-Tuwani protest Israeli occupation and expansion by planting trees, in an effort to reclaim their land.

In Thy Dark Streets Shineth…

by Lynn Grassmeyer In Bethlehem today, the streets are anything but still. We asked four contemporary Palestinian Christians how they experience the impact of the coming of the Prince of Peace, in the very...