Monthly Archives: December 2012

Petition submitted!

We have sent the petition (both the online and paper version) to the Israeli Ministry of Interior and, cc-ed, the Israeli Embassy in London. However, it’s not too late to spread the word – although the consultation period for Israeli … Continue reading

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Press release: Bishop condemns controversial plans for a military academy on the Mount of Olives

The Right Rev’d John Davies, Bishop of Swansea & Brecon, has joined campaigners in condemning plans to build a military college on the Mount of Olives. Bishop John signed a petition that calls on the Israeli authorities to abandon their … Continue reading

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Bishop of Swansea and Brecon condemns plans for military college on the Mount of Olives

The Right Rev’d John Davies – Bishop of Swansea & Brecon – said “Quite apart from the political and military conflict in Israel/Palestine – which any politician of a decent heart and sound conscience will feel duty-bound to resolve for … Continue reading

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We’ve reached 1000 signatures – we need more!

Yesterday we reached 1000 signatures on our online petition, and hundreds more are being submitted on paper. If we are going to reach the ears of the Israeli Ministry of Interior, and prevent the military college being built on the … Continue reading

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Please sign our petition to oppose plans to build a military college on the Mount of Olives

You can find the online version of the petition here. You can download a paper version of the petition, and find other ideas for opposing the plans here. If you’d like to read some of the reasons people have given for signing … Continue reading

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Statement of support from the Fellowship of Reconciliation (England)

‘The Fellowship of Reconciliation, England was founded in 1914 in response to the horrors of war in Europe. Throughout its history, the Fellowship has taken a consistent stance against war and its preparation. Perceiving the need for healing, forgiveness and … Continue reading

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Statement of support from the United Reformed Church Peace Fellowship

‘The United Reformed Church Peace Fellowship strongly objects to the building of a military academy on the sensitive site of the Mount of Olives. The decision to build a military academy on this site can only be seen as a … Continue reading

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