Occupation-Free Seattle campaign

Some of us as members of Kairos Puget Sound, with others, have formed an Occupation-Free Seattle (OFS) campaign.  Our purpose is to lobby the City of Seattle to stop investing in corporations that engage in a “consistent pattern of gross violations of Human rights” in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  Our...

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Kairos Palestine Advent and Christmas Alert

Kairos Palestine Advent and Christmas Alert 2016 This year's Kairos Palestine Advent and Christmas Alert is devoted to the plight of Palestinian Children.  In his powerful introductory essay, Rifat Odeh Kassis writes:  "Palestinian children are like other children anywhere; they have rights and needs. What distinguishes them from others, however,...

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No Way to Treat a Child, Any Child – Conference

The No Way to Treat a Child Conference on September 17th, sponsored by Kairos Puget Sound Coalition with cosponsors including Mideast Focus Ministry and Jewish Voice for Peace, welcomed 70 people. Brad Parker from the Defense of Children International (Palestine) presented a powerful report about the lack of basic human rights protections for...

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During the holy month of Ramadan, churches are showing interfaith hospitality and solidarity

University Congregational United Church of Christ, whose Palestine Action Group is a member of Kairos Puget Sound Coalition, is participating in the Pacific Northwest Conference (of the UCC) Honoring Sacred Time Campaign. During the holy month of Ramadan, churches are showing interfaith hospitality and solidarity through signs and banners proclaiming...

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