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Repairing the Damage in Israel

Last week, Haaretz reported that Israelis have been working with Mount Zion churches in recent months to repair damage to cemeteries belonging to Jews, Christians and Muslims, whether due to vandalism or simply the ravages of time. The first project, sponsored by the Society for the Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites, is the restoration of […]

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Book Review – What Gandhi Says about Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage by Norman Finkelstein

What Gandhi Says about Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage Norman G Finkelstein OR Books: New York and London 2012 pp100 $10/£6 Reviewed by Antony Copley Thinking through how a nonviolent protest might free the West Bank from Israeli occupation led the author to take a close look at Gandhi’s own writings to see just what he did say […]

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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2012

The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2012 has been awarded to The St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group For their humanitarian work in very difficult circumstances and for bringing people together through that work for the betterment of all. In a letter to Philip Hardaker, Peace Award Committee Convenor Omar Hayat wrote that, “The […]

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World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem

World Civilian Coalition Gathers for Global March to Jerusalem Beirut -The International Executive Committee of the Global March to Jerusalem announces the completion of the preparations for the Second International Conference where the representatives of the International Committees involved in the organization of the Global March to Jerusalem will meet. The conference will be held in […]

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The Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award and Annual Lecture 2010

To be presented to the Parents Circle Families Forum Wednesday 3rd November 6 – 8pm (seated by 5.45pm) at The House of Lords Room 4A This year the Annual Lecture will take the form of a panel discussion with the following distinguished members: The Parents Circle Families Forum (2 representatives: 1 Israeli and 1 Palestinian) […]

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Book Review – Gandhi And The Middle East: Jews, Arabs and Imperial Interests

Gandhi And The Middle East: Jews, Arabs and Imperial Interests Simone Panter-Brick I B Tauris 2008 pp193 IBSN 978 1 84511 584 5 HB £47.50 This study deals with Gandhi’s involvement with the politics of the Middle East and in particular Palestine. There were two periods when Gandhi became involved in Middle Eastern politics. The […]

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Resolving the Israel-Palestine Conflict: What we can learn from Gandhi – by Norman G. Finkelstein

The following article was delivered as the Tans Lecture, Maastricht University, Netherlands on 13th November 2008. The numbers in brackets mark footnotes. “This lecture will divide into three parts.  First, I will lay out the terms of the international consensus for resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict.  Second, I will sketch Gandhi’s doctrine of nonviolent civil resistance.  […]

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