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World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

During this week which includes the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September, church organizations, congregations, and people of faith are encouraged to bear a common witness by participating in worship services, educational events, and acts of support in favour of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians.
World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Evening in the Jerusalem Old Town. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC

Event details

When

15 - 22 September 2019

Where

Worldwide

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During this week which includes the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September, church organizations, congregations, and people of faith are encouraged to bear a common witness by participating in worship services, educational events, and acts of support in favour of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians.

When:
15 – 22 September 2019

Theme:
Humanity and equality in God’s creation

Where:
Worldwide

Resources:
Concept note (Please see link below)

Organizers: 
The World Council of Churches invites member churches, faith-based communities, and civil society organizations around the world to join together for a week of prayer for just peace for all in Palestine and Israel. Congregations and individuals around the globe who share the hope of justice shall unite during the week to take peaceful actions, together, to create a common international public witness.

Contact: media@wcc-coe.org

Concept note and resources for 2019 World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Resources available also in GermanFrenchSpanishArabic and Hebrew

World Week for Peace highlights humanity and equality (WCC press release 20 July 2019)

"I have a dream" by Yusef Daher- WCC blog post 7 August 2019