The Iona Community has now released its full Israel/Palestine Position Statement, the result of informed discussions led by a working group on the subject. The Iona Community has a strong and longstanding commitment, through prayer, protest and the active engagement of many members, to seeking peace and justice in Israel/Palestine.

Israel/Palestine Statement from the Iona Community.

You can also read the article published on 2nd February 2017 about the Iona Community’s position statement at The Electronic Intifada by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.

Want to meet, engage, learn or hear from others who have worked in Israel/Palestine? Visit the Community on Iona.
27 May – 2 June 2017
Examining what has happened since the Kairos Palestine document (2009) inspired the ‘Iona Call’ – at Pentecost 2012 – to which many in the Iona Community have become signatories. Facing tough questions such as the inheritance of the Balfour Declaration, the implications of Boycotts, Divestment & Sanctions and the phenomenon of Christian Zionism. Listening to stories from the region by recent visitors and those who have creative ways of engagement such as academic links and exchanges, marketing crafts, making music, prayer and politics. Exchanging ideas, informing, challenging, inspiring and equipping for action. Led by Hind Khoury, Mark Braverman and Charlotte Marshall (from Kairos Palestine, Kairos USA and Kairos Britain respectively).
Jan Sutch Pickard, a longstanding member of the Iona community, is a poet and activist.
Warren Bardsley is a founding member of Kairos Britain and author of books on peace and Justice in Israel/ Palestine.
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One Response to New:The Iona Community Israel/Palestine Position Statement

  1. Thank you sisters and brother, for taking the stand of supporting BDS. You are on the correct side of history and justice.
    John Anderson,
    chair of education, Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)

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