Help The Freedom Theatre School

This request came to our attention from one of our newest BBV members. It is a request for funds from the director of the The Freedom Theatre School in Jenin, a professional training program for young people in the Jenin Refugee Camp. This theatre, and its compelling production, was a central piece of the film […]

SAVE THE DATE CARD — BBV’S TOWN HALL MEETING

Save the Date Town Hall Meeting As one of our 200+ BBV Members,  your input is needed!                PLEASE SAVE THE DATE  and JOIN US at our April “Meet-Up”  Review past offerings Give ideas for possible future events Help us build bridges to  Canadians  re the Palestine- Israel conflict WATCH FOR FURTHER DETAILS! MARK YOUR CALENDARS! […]

A Special Request — Youth Panelist Needed

 PAGE BC (Peace and Global Educators), a Provincial Specialists’ Association of the BCTF are trying to confirm  participants for a youth panel on racism for the BCTF (British Columbia Teachers Federation) regional Social Justice Conference,  ‘We Shall Have Peace,’ on April 28,  2014.   Keynote speaker is Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. (Please see details at http://pagebc.ca/Conference-Info-2014.php). The panel […]

Journey to the Heart of Israel and Palestine

Journey to the Heart of Israel and Palestine     Our Shared Future: Compassionate Listening in Israel & Palestine May 14 – 25, 2014   Co-led by Andrea Cohen-Kiener and Munteha Shukralla a Jewish-American and Arab-American facilitator team Compassionate Listening is based on a simple yet profound formula for the resolution of conflict: that to […]

Is This Peace Process any Different?

Articles posted to our website are those we regard as worthy of your consideration.  The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Building Bridges Vancouver. Is this peace process any different? by Dale Hildebrand UNJPPI It’s difficult to defend an illegal occupation to the world, especially, when by all indications, the intention is to make […]

FOSNA Conference — A letter from Don Grayston

Friends in Building Bridges Vancouver, hello! In Portland, on April 4 and 5, there will be a conference sponsored by FOSNA: Friends of Sabeel North America.  Sabeel (it’s on the web) is a Christian liberation-theology institute which for 25 years has worked for justice for the Palestinians (with a special concern for the Christian Palestinians, […]