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WEEKLY LENTEN CALENDAR
A weekly calendar with prayers, links to articles, opportunities for taking action, and ways to reflect. Each week focuses on a social justice theme.
March 2, 2021 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Justice For Palestine
“We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.” – Nelson Mandela, from a 1997 speech
More than 500 permanent checkpoints and roadblocks limit the movement of Palestinians within and out of the West Bank, while hundreds of more temporary checkpoints, also called flying checkpoints are set up each month. More than 70,000 Palestinians must move through these checkpoints on a daily basis to access their jobs and their own land.
This link describes the restriction of movement and how they impacts the daily lives of Palestinians:
To learn more about this situation, watch the Kumi Now webinar. You can register ahead of time for this by clicking on the link below (first you must register for the newsletter: https://kuminow.com/register/) or watch it later at: https://kuminow.com/online-archives/