Christ at the Checkpoint: 5-9 June 2020
Join is in the year 2020 in Bethlehem for the sixth international Christ at the Checkpoint conference. The theme will be Hope and Resilience in a Broken World. Join us as what we consider what it means to follow Christ in the shadow of walls and conflict, and how to be resilient in our Christian witness, keep hope alive, seek just peace and truth, and preach good news in the midst of a broken world.
JAI Olive Planting Programme: 8-17 February 2020
The JAI-ATG Olive Planting Program lasts for 10 days in February each year, where people of any age and background from all over the world can join.
Participants are given the opportunity to listen to Palestinian farmers’ stories of how their properties are threatened by settlers, the Apartheid Wall, bypass roads or Israeli settlement expansions. They plant a selection of the trees sponsored that season, usually 4 fields with approximately 400 olive trees in each. In addition to planting, the participants get a chance to visit the Palestinian towns of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Hebron and Ramallah. They also meet with Palestinian organizations that provide information on conflict-related issues.
Sabeel International Gathering: 2-7 December 2019
Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre is preparing for its 1st International Gathering this year December 1-7 in Bethlehem, Palestine.
The Gathering will be an opportunity to learn and be updated about the current political situation and the ongoing realities on the ground. There will also be an opportunity to worship with the Christian community and to meet with our Muslim and Jewish brothers and sisters.
Kairos Palestine 10th Anniversary Conference: 29 November 2019
We declare that the military occupation of Palestinian land constitutes a sin against God and humanity. Any theology that legitimizes the occupation and justifies crimes perpetrated against the Palestinian people lies far from Christian teachings. We urge the international community to stand with the Palestinian people in their struggle against oppression, displacement, and apartheid. Kairos Palestine.
Olive Picking Program: 10-17 October 2019
The JAI-ATG Olive Picking Program aims to provide assistance and a protective civil international presence for Palestinian families to help them overcome the restrictions imposed by the Israeli military occupation and settlers during the olive harvest season.
Climate Justice Summit: 23-24 September 2019
Climate change is a justice issue. Those who have the least political and economic power, and the least responsibility for the changing climate, are affected the most. We have a moral and ethical imperative to respond to their call for immediate action. Organised by Amos Trust