header image



Here are the Archived entries for 04 2018


Naim Ateek Speaking Tour
Apr 21, 2018 at 02:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 6:30 pm St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 2490 W. 37th, Vancouver

Monday, April 23, 7 pm University of the Fraser Valley, Rm B101, Abbotsford

Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek will be in Vancouver area for a speaking tour and the launch of his latest book, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict.  Reverend Ateek was born in 1937 in the Palestinian village of Bisan, south of the Sea of Galilee.  He and his family, along with the entire village were forced out of Bisan when the Israeli troops occupied Bisan in 1948.  The family went to live in Nazareth.  In 1967 he was ordained in the Episcopal Church. In 1991, Reverend Ateek co-founded Sabeel, the Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem.  Previous to that, he served as Canon of St. George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem and as parish priest in Haifa and Nazareth.

Book signing following the presentation. Admission is free but donations will be accepted at the door.

More info at: Naim Ateek Book Tour
Screening: Radiance of Resistance
Apr 10, 2018 at 10:39 AM
Film Screening: Radiance of Resistance
April 10th: Doors open at 7pm. Film starts at 7:30pm
Tickets: $10 General, $8 Seniors/Students, (Cash Preferred at the door)
Location: The Cinematheque 1131 Howe Street
 
 
Co-organized by: Canada Palestine Association, BDS-Vancouver Coast Salish Territories and Young Communist League-Vancouver    
 
Read more...
Rachel Corrie verdict exposes Israeli military mindset
Corrie's parents have not received justice, but their quest reveals the lie of the IDF's claim to be the world's 'most moral army'
Rachel Corrie's family – father Craig, mother Cindy and sister Sarah Corrie Simpson – at the Haifa district court where a judge ruled that Israel did not intentionally kill the pro-Palestinian activist in 2003. Photograph: Oliver Weiken/EPA

Reporters covering Israel are routinely confronted with the question: why not call Hamas a terrorist organisation? It's a fair point. How else to describe blowing up families on buses but terrorism?

But the difficulty lies in what then to call the Israeli army when it, too, at particular times and places, has used indiscriminate killing and terror as a means of breaking Palestinian civilians. One of those places was Rafah, in the southern tip of the Gaza strip, where Rachel Corrie was crushed by a military bulldozer nine years ago as she tried to stop the Israeli army going about its routine destruction of Palestinian homes.

Read full article...

Who's Online
We have 10 guests online