46 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-B013 Reaffirm a Policy of Reconciliation and Restorative Justice in the Middle East Concurred as Substituted The 78th General Convention reaffirms the Church's vocation as an agent of reconciliation and restorative justice in the Holy Land by promoting conversation and by funding infrastructure and peace-building ministries in Palestine and Israel through the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East.
2015-C018 Affirm the Work of Christians in Israel and the Occupied Territories Concurred as Substituted The 78th General Convention affirms support for Christians in Israel and the Occupied Territories and for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, and encourages Christians to build relationships and become pilgrims in the region.
2015-D016 On the Topic of Investment in Israeli-Occupied Palestine Rejected The 78th General Convention rejects a resolution regarding withholding financial investment in the occupied territories of Palestine under Israel control.
2015-D041 Denounce Violence and Pray for Peace in Syria Concurred The 78th General Convention denounces the slaughter and displacement of Syrians, asks for advocacy actions, and encourages prayers for peace in Syria.
2012-A015 Commend Democratic Movements and Request Foreign Aid Accountability Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention commends democratic movements in the Middle East and North Africa and reaffirms its request for full accountability from recipients of foreign aid to ensure legality under US law.
2012-B017 Support for Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza Concurred The 77th General Convention calls upon the Church to join in fundraising efforts to restore humanitarian fiscal aid to Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza.
2012-B019 Support Israeli-Palestinian Peace Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention reaffirms the Church’s commitment to a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; support for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem; and encourages activities that promote regional reconciliation.
2009-A037 Pray for the Wall Around Bethlehem to Come Down Concurred The 76th General Convention urges prayer for the removal of the wall around Bethlehem and other barriers.
2009-A041 Urge Attention to Continuing Lessons and Concern Arising from the War in Iraq Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention urges the U.S. government to support and aid the people of Iraq.
2006-D019 Acknowledge Concern for Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention prays for service personnel, workers, those working for peace, the Episcopal chaplains, and the people of Iraq and Afghanistan who are affected by the wars in those countries.
2006-D020 Oppose the War in Iraq and Support Nonviolent Means to Ending Conflict Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention calls for the US to end its war in Iraq; to take a series of steps in nonviolent education; to develop liturgies to be use in a time of war; to honor those who serve; and to oppose the continuation of the war.
2003-D002 On the Topic of an International Peace Zone for the Jerusalem Area Rejected The 74th General Convention rejects a resolution to urge the United Nations to establish an International Peace Zone for the Jerusalem area.
2003-D008 Urge Israel to End Policy of Demolition of Palestinian Homes Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention calls upon the President and the U.S. government to urge Israel to end its policy of the demolition of Palestinian homes.
2003-D081 Oppose Construction of the Israeli Security Wall Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention supports U.S. leaders' ongoing questioning of the construction of the Israeli security wall.
2000-B016 Affirm Refugee Rights of Palestinians and Israelis Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention affirms the rights of Palestinians and Israelis to self-determination, independence, and sovereignty, and further affirms the right of return and restitution for Palestinians.
2000-C027 Urge UN and U.S. to Lift Economic Sanctions Against Iraq Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention urges the UN Security Council and the U.S. to lift economic sanctions against Iraq on normal trade in civilian goods.
1997-A107 Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Both Israel and Palestine Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 72nd General Convention acknowledges the historic presence of Jews, Palestinian Christians and Muslims in Jerusalem, recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of both Israel and Palestine and urges US support for justice for Palestinians and security for Israel.
1997-D116 Express Gratitude for Forum on Peace in the Middle East Adopted The House of Deputies expresses gratitude to the leaders of a forum on peace in the Middle East.
1994-A102 Urge Congregations Into Conversations With Jews and Muslims Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention urges congregations to enter into conversations with Jews and Muslims to develop mutual understanding and to discuss their concerns with regard to the Middle East and the future status of Jerusalem.
1994-A103 Affirm 1993 Israeli-PLO Declaration of Principles Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention affirms the Israeli-PLO Declaration of Principles signed in 1993. It urges the U.S. government to use a single standard of justice in its diplomatic efforts and to condition foreign aid on the renunciation of violence.
1994-D065 Recognize Illegality of Israeli Settlements in Gaza and the West Bank Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention recognizes that Israeli settlements in the occupied territories are illegal under international law and calls upon the U.S. government to use foreign aid to discourage settlement activity. It commends the leadership of Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat.
1991-A147 Support a Two-state Solution for Israel and the Palestinian People Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention supports the existence of Israel as a sovereign state. It calls upon the U.S. government to assist in the creation of a Palestinian State and to assist Israel in securing the human rights of indigenous Arabs within Israel.
1991-A149 Urge a Full Accounting of the Use of Foreign Aid in the Middle East Concurred As Substituted The 70th General Convention calls on the U.S. government to develop a plan for reducing the amount of military arms in the Middle East. It request an accounting of all Military assistance and that no assistance be used for relocation or settlement of populations.
1991-A150 Support an Anglican Presence in the Middle East Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention expresses concern for the health of the Christian community in Jerusalem and calls for interfaith dialoge and cultural tolerance.
1991-A164 Commend the Presiding Bishop's Response to the Persian Gulf War Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention commends the Presiding Bishop for statement and actions relating to the Persian Gulf crisis.
1991-B011 Urge Awareness of Anglican Primates' Statement on the Middle East Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention urges each diocese to make its people aware of the Statement on the Middle East from the Anglican Primates Meeting, April 1991.
1991-D007 Urge Study on Long-term Support for Church in Middle East Concurred The 70th General Convention urges the Presiding Bishop to consult with the President-Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East to determine long-term support for that Province.
1991-D008 Urge a Peaceful Resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention reaffirms the existence of the State of Israel and its right to secure borders; commits to continued prayer for justice, peace and reconciliation for Israelis and Palestinians; urges the President and Congress to require the Israeli government to account for all U.S. aid and urges dioceses to take an active interest in Middle East events.
1991-D122 Distinguish Between Criticism of Israeli Policy and Anti-Jewish Prejudice Concurred The 70th General Convention distinguishes between legitimate criticisms of the Israeli government and anti-Jewish prejudice, and denounces expressions of anti-Semitism.
1991-D130 Affirm Commitment to Religious Liberty in Middle East Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention declares its commitment to religious freedom and extends to all Christians in the Middle East and Islamic world its commitment to prayer and action on their behalf.
1991-D186 Express Concern Over Weapons in the Middle East and Call for Arms Controls Concurred The 70th General Convention renounces the reintroduction of weapons into the Middle East and calls upon the U.S. government to restrict international arms sales.
1991-D199 On the Topic of Sanctions on Iraq Rejected The 70th General Convention rejects the resolution calling upon the United Nations to lift sanctions on Iraq.
1991-D200 Commend the Protection of Kurds and Shi'ites in Iraq Concurred The 70th General Convention commends the troops who provided the humanitarian relief and protection that allowed for the return of Kurds to their homeland in Iraq and calls upon the UN to ensure protection of Kurds and Shiites.
1991-D201 Commend the Church's Continuing Efforts to Provide Relief in the Persian Gulf Concurred The 70th General Convention commends dioceses and congregations of the Church for the generous response to the Presiding Bishop's Fund for World Relief emergency relief appeal.
1991-D202 Call to End Trials of Alleged Collaborators Against Kuwait Concurred The 70th General Convention calls upon of the UN to pressure the government of Kuwait to stop secret trials and punitive measures against Palestinians and Kuwaitis.
1991-D203 Call to Release Assets of Refugees of the Gulf Crisis Concurred The 70th General Convention calls upon the UN to pressure the governments of Iraq and Kuwait to release financial assets of Palestinians and refugees of the Gulf crisis.
1988-D021 Call for Release of Hostages Held by Terrorist Groups Concurred The 69th General Convention asks the UN Secretary General to convey an urgent plea for the release of Terry Waite and other hostages held by terrorist groups.
1988-D053 Affirm Goals of Justice, Peace and Reconciliation for Israelis and Palestinians Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 69th General Convention affirms the right of the State of Israel to secure borders and the right of Palestinians to establish their own state. It commits itself to continued prayer for peace.
1988-D119 Urge Financial Relief of and Interest in the Diocese of Jerusalem Concurred The 69th General Convention urges dioceses to respond generously to the special appeal for the Diocese of Jerusalem and encourages them to take an active interest in the impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the Diocese of Jerusalem.
1988-D176 Express Pain and Prayers Concerning Hostilities With Iran Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention offers prayers for the citizens of Iran and for protection of all military personnel in the Persian Gulf and urges increased peacemaking efforts.
1985-B017 Oppose Moving the United States Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention expresses opposition to the movement of the US Embassy to Jerusalem until the status of Jerusalem is determined.
1985-D135 Increase Support for Refugees in the Diocese of Jerusalem Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 68th General Convention calls the Church to increase support for the Anglican Province of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East.
1982-B047 Call for Peace in the Middle East Concurred As Amended The 67th General Convention affirms the Camp David Accords; supports President Reagan for his peace initiatives; calls for settling disputes in the Middle East by negotiations and mutual recognition; and supports autonomy for the Palestinian people.
1979-D089 Express Thankfulness for Israeli-Egyptian Peace Treaty Concurred As Substituted The 66th General Convention gives thanks for the signing of the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian Peace Treaty and expresses support for the establishment a free and independent Palestinian state which recognizes the State of Israel. It urges a solution that would guarantee free and secure access to Jerusalem.
1979-D148 Designate Holy Week Offering for Use in the Middle East Concurred The 66th General Convention directs that the Good Friday or Holy Week Offering be sent to the Executive Council for the work of the Episcopal Church in the Middle East.
1976-A044 Designate Good Friday Offering for the Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East Concurred As Amended The 65th General Convention directs that the Good Friday Offering be sent for the work of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East and, as resources permit, to the Orthodox Churches.
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