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Trudeau Government and Attacks on Palestinian Children

2020-02-19 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Champagne, I wish to join you in condemning anti-Semitism and all forms of religious and ethnic hatred around the world. I have worked hard on these issues for over 25 years as a … Continue reading

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For Everything There Is a Season : Today I Mourn, Tomorrow

For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven: a time to mourn. . . . Ecclesiastes 3 Today, I mourn. I mourn with the people of Gaza where there were at least six children … Continue reading

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Khan Al-Ahmar Threatened Once Again.

An open letter to PM Trudeau. May 7, 2018 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, I am writing to you as chair of the United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI), a network of members and friends of … Continue reading

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Good Friday and Gaza

The most solemn day for Christian’s is Good Friday, the day when a brutally oppressive occupying force executed Jesus under the pretense that he was a threat. This Good Friday, another brutally oppressive occupying force killed 18 and wounded hundreds … Continue reading

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Ralph Goodale: Canadian Minister of Public Security Offers a Slap in the Face to Palestinians and a Pat on the Back to Netanyahu

Dear Minister Goodale, I am writing to you on behalf of the United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel. We are a network composed of members and friends of the United Church of Canada. The installation of … Continue reading

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What Leads to a Hunger Strike?

I am worried for the 1,500 of 6,500 Palestinian prisoners held by Israelis who have been on a hunger strike for over a month. I am also worried about what might happen. Palestinian prisoner in an Israeli jail. I witnessed … Continue reading

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Religion, Divestment, Shareholder Engagement, the United Church and the Way of Jesus

Religion, Divestment, Shareholder Engagement, the United Church and the Way of Jesus Religion is not rational. It is about relationships and symbols that speak to our lives and to our connections with what is within us and beyond us. It … Continue reading

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