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This web site is created to help viewers to learn more about the reality of life for Palestinians in the occupied territory of the West Bank and explore some options for responding to their call for solidarity in their non-violent resistance to the occupation. The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel seeks to united United Church members, adherents and friends in this partnership with Palestinians. It is only one of many groups that are following this path. The web site offers numerous resources for your study to provide resources for your action. We believe it is important to understand the complex dimensions of the path to peace in Palestine and Israel. We hope you will use these resources to help in the way of peace.
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An excellent slide show that outlines the extent of the occupation and how it came it about.
Why are we here...?
The UNJPPI Network has been established to respond to the requests from leaders of Palestinian churches outlined in the Kairos Palestine Document (KPD). The Document eloquently describes the long-standing and worsening conditions faced by Palestinians living under the illegal Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. The Palestinian Christians urgently call on churches worldwide to come to the aid of Palestinians. It says that doing nothing is not an option and asks for the following responses to the call to action:
Produced for the United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI) with support from Independent Jewish Voices.
The video is a personal testimony of those who have witnessed the life of Palestinians suffering human rights abuses, intimidation, restrictions under the illegal military occupation of Palestinian land by Israel.
For more information...
The Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel is an important sopurce of information. The United Church supports several participants in the program. Currently 2 EAP's are in Palestine and Israel and are submitting regular their stories regularly in their blogs. You can subscribe to them.
Several previous EAP's are on the photo on the header.
Independent Jewish Voices