Justice – Just Peace for Palestine and Israel
The Just Peace for Palestine/Israel Working Group works cooperatively with other faith communities and non-governmental organizations as we: raise awareness and educate church and community members about the history and current conditions of Palestinians and Israelis; amplify the voices of Palestinian Christians and church partners in Palestine/Israel; and advocate for justice, human rights and adherence to international law in relation to Palestine and Israel toward the goal of a just peace.
Members of the Working Group: Steve Berube (NB), Linda Scherzinger (NS), Jim Wicks (PEI), Myrna Wicks (PEI), Anne Hoganson (NS), Bev McDonald(NS), Doug Rigby(NS), Mary Rigby(NS), Pat Mercer(NL), Hope Rowsell (NL). All of these individuals have traveled to Palestine and Israel multiple times and are willing to be contacted to share their experiences with your group.
Resources and Links
General information about BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) as action for change can be found at https://bdsmovement.net/
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) released a list in 2020 of businesses with ties to (illegal) Israeli settlements in the West Bank. UNHRC List of Businesses
For information about work in this area contact:
Minister for Justice, Mission, and Outreach for
Fundy St. Lawrence Dawning Waters Regional Council
Regional Council 15
First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council
1-800-268-3781 ext. 6157