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This week’s Kumi Now considered the threats of censorship and violence suffered by Palestinian journalists, as World Press Freedom Day was remembered on Monday, the 3rd of May.Next week’s Kumi Now online gathering will focus on the US support for Israel. The vast amount of US military support for Israel is used to harm Palestinians […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer29.4.21 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering focused on the Nation-State Law which was passed in the Knesset on the 1st of May, 2018. Next week’s Kumi Now looks at the threats of censorship and violence suffered by Palestinian journalists, as World Press Freedom Day is remembered on Monday, the 3rd of […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 22.4.21 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering looked at how the Israeli military enforces its policy of Administrative Detention on Palestinian prisoners. By the end of 2019 there were 464 Palestinians being imprisoned under administrative detention. Next week’s Kumi Now will focus on the Nation State Law, as passed by the […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer15.4.21 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering focused on the Israeli policy of demolishing Palestinian homes. According to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolition (ICHAD) the Israeli authorities have demolished more than 60,000 Palestinian houses and structures in the occupied Palestinian Territories since 1967. Next week Kumi Now will consider the issue […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer8.4.21 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering will consider the issue of Palestinian minors prosecuted in Israeli military courts. The Prisoner Support Association, Addameer, reports that about 700 Palestinian children under the age of 18 years are prosecuted every year in Israeli military courts after being arrested, interrogated and detained by the […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 1.04.21 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering will look at the living conditions for the residents of Gaza. Two million people live in the enclave, making it one of the most densely populated places on earth. However, the population has been denied access to vital natural resources under the blockade from […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer25.3.21 The Kumi Now Online gathering on Tuesday, the 23rd of March at 6pm,(Jerusalem Time), will consider how the Israeli authorities control and exploit the natural resources of the occupied Palestinian Territories. March 30th online gathering will focus on the conditions in Gaza. https://zoom.us/j/94679502800 Lord, we pray for an end to the […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 18th March 2021 Olive trees will be the topic for discussion at the Kumi Now online gathering on Tuesday, the 16th of March at 6pm, Jerusalem Time. We will be joined by Father Raed Abu Sahlieh, founder of the Olive Branch Foundation. https://zoom.us/j/94679502800 Lord, we pray for farmers who cultivate […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 11th March 2021 This week’s Kumi Now online gathering will consider how Palestinian women are taking up new opportunities to participate in nonviolent resistance to the occupation. The session will take place on Tuesday, the 9th of March, at 6pm Jerusalem Time.  https://zoom.us/j/94679502800 Lord, we thank you for the courage […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer4.3.21 The Kumi Now online gathering on Tuesday, the 2nd of March at 6pm Jerusalem Time will consider the topic of how Palestinians are restricted in their movements by the Israeli occupation of their land. zoom.us/j/94679502800 https://kuminow.com/week-9-restrictions-on-movement-online-gathering/ Lord, we pray for all those Palestinians who are forced to wait each day and, […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 25th February, 2021 The Kumi Now online gathering on Tuesday, the 23rd of February at 6pm Jerusalem Time will focus on Israeli settlements and violence in the occupied Palestinian territories. Kumi Now Online – KUMI NOW Lord, we remember all those who are affected by the rapid expansion of settlements […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 18th February 2021 The Kumi Now Online gathering at 6pm Jerusalem time on Tuesday, the 16th of February, will outline the variety of discriminatory policies Palestinians face inside Israel, West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip by the Israeli authorities. https://kuminow.com/online/ Lord, we pray for an end to the […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 11th February 2021 The Kumi Now Online gathering will take place on Tuesday, the 9th of February, at 6pm(Jerusalem Time) to consider the difficulties Palestinians face in accessing medical care. Particularly those living in Gaza face long delays and administrative hurdles in trying to obtain permits from the Israeli authorities […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer  4.2.21 This week’s Kumi Now online meeting on Tuesday, the 2nd of February, at 6pm, (Jerusalem Time) will focus on the discrimination faced by Palestinian citizens of Israel. These citizens make up more than twenty per cent of the population of Israel, but are treated as second class citizens. Israel sees […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer28.1.21 This week’s Kumi Now online meeting at 6pm (Jerusalem Time) will consider Israel’s attempt to change the status of Jerusalem. The international community rejects Israel’s claim to legitimate authority over the city, as it imposed military occupation of East Jerusalem in 1967. However, the Israeli government continues to claim sovereignty over […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer  21.1.21 This week’s Kumi Now online meeting at 6pm (Jerusalem Time) on Tuesday, the 19th of  January, will focus on the work of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolition, (ICAHD). Jeff Halper, the founder of ICAHD, will discuss the refusal of the Israeli authorities to grant building permits to Palestinians. Even […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 14.1.21 On Friday, the 1st of January, hundreds of Palestinians gathered for a peaceful protest in Deir Jarir, northeast of Ramallah. They were objecting to the Israeli settlement expansion which threatens large tracts of Palestinian land near their village. The Israeli military used rubber-coated steel bullets and tear gas to disperse […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer7.1.21 ‘united as One’ is the title of a new song which has been released by 23 young Palestinian refugees to express their faith in the future. With the help of six musicians they have worked together to compose this song. The project was sponsored by the United Nations’ Relief and Works […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer31.12.20 In recent months Israeli settler attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinian civilians and their property has peaked, according to the United Nations. Attacks on Palestinian farmers and shepherds are often carried out with the collaboration of the Israeli military. Illegal Israeli settlers destroyed water pipes and trees in al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer Thursday 24th December 2020 The Palestinian farmers of Beit Dajan, east of Nablus depend on their harvest of grain, olives, almonds and figs for their livelihood. Much of their agricultural land was stolen by illegal Israeli settlements in the 1970s and now even more of their land is under threat from […]

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Wave of Prayer 17th December 2020 This week’s Kumi Now Initiative looks at the work of Al-Marsad. This Arab Human Rights’ Centre was set up in 2003 to protect the human rights of the Syrian population living in the occupied Golan Heights. Ever since the Arab/Israeli War in 1967, Syrians living in this area have […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 10.12.20 This week’s Kumi Now initiative focuses on the work of the Christian Peacemaker Teams which supports a project in al Khalil, (Hebron). The team working there, with the help of local Palestinians, is supporting residents in their non-violent opposition to the Israeli occupation. Many military checkpoints have been set up […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 10.12.20 This week’s Kumi Now initiative focuses on the work of the Christian Peacemaker Teams which supports a project in al Khalil, (Hebron). The team working there, with the help of local Palestinians, is supporting residents in their non-violent opposition to the Israeli occupation. Many military checkpoints have been set up […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 3rd December 2020 The Kumi Now Initiative focuses on the work of the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling, (WCLAC). The group seeks to provide e-counselling and protection for victims of abuse, while also documenting human rights’ abuses of Palestinian women living under Israeli occupation. They report that Palestinian women, […]

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26.11.20Wave of Prayer The Kumi Now Initiative looks at the work of Wi’am, the Palestinian Conflict Transformation Centre, this week. One aspect of the work of Wi’am is to provide a safe and creative space for children living in the occupied Palestinian Territories to come together and enjoy taking part in artistic and cultural activities. […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer 19th November 2020 This week’s Kumi Now Initiative focuses on the work of the Mennonite Palestine Israel Network (Menno PIN) which works to raise awareness of home demolitions in the occupied Palestinian Territories. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic there was a spike in the numbers of Palestinian homes demolished […]

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Wave of Prayer12.11.20 The Kumi Now Initiative focuses this week on the Palestinian grassroots organization ‘Stop the Wall’, which is calling for the dismantling of the Israeli separation wall. The separation wall has been constructed deep into the West Bank. More than 150 Palestinian communities own land located behind the wall which they find difficult […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer5.11.20 This week’s Kumi Now initiative focuses on the work of the Jahalin Solidarity organization. This group protects the rights of the Bedouin and other Palestinians living under the occupation. It continues to support the Bedouin village of Al Khan al Ahmar where the residents have lived under constant threat of forcible […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer29.10.20 Seven nurses demonstrated in a public square in Gaza on Wednesday, the 21st of October to protest the withdrawal of their travel permits by the Israeli authorities and the decision by Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem to lay them off. Each one of the male nurses is highly experienced, having worked […]

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer22.10.20 The Kumi Now Online gatherings have finished for the time being. The Kumi team is now working on a revision and updating of the Kumi booklet. All the online sessions can still be accessed at : https://www.youtube.com/kuminow •    Lord, we are thankful for all the talks hosted by the Kumi team and pray […]