February 2, 2019
Dear Minister Freeland,
I am writing to you to express my grave concern with respect to the Israeli government decision to force the Temporary International Presence (TIPH) out of occupied Hebron and to urge you to take action t… Continue reading
I know many people asked for a copy of my sermon, so here is the text. What I realized as I compared my manuscript to the audio version is that because I usually work from notes rather than a full script there are some significant variances…. Continue reading
Trump has decided to cut all funding to UNRWA. This puts in jeopardy schooling and health care for Palestinian children. It was reported this morning that UNRWA schools will run out of funding at the end of September.
Meanwhile in Gaza, hospitals have … Continue reading
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 who were killed and at least 60 have died from the … Continue reading
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 the United Church of Canada, to ask yo… Continue reading