Tag: gaza

Queens electeds offer contrasting viewpoints on pro-Palestinian encampment at Columbia


Apr. 25, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan As Pro-Palestinian encampments emerged at over a dozen college campuses across the country following in the footsteps of Columbia University, local elected officials pushed out statements in response. The “Gaza Solidarity Encampment,” built on the campus’s south lawn, drew strong voices of support, as well as objection, from Queens…
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Barbadian Episcopal rector wants ‘healing, reconciliation’ in Israeli-Hamas War

The Rev. Sheldon Hamblin delivers the Homily in April 2023 at the funeral in Long Island, for former St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United Nations, Dennie Wilson.

Feb. 19, 2024 By Nelson A. King The Barbadian-born rector of St. Paul’s Church in the Village of Flatbush in Brooklyn is calling for “healing and reconciliation” in the Israeli-Hamas War. St. Paul’s Church in the Village of Flatbush is an Episcopal (Anglican) Parish in the Diocese of Long Island and a member of the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Rector the Rev. Sheldon N.N. Hamblin told Caribbean Life on Friday that, “In the heart of conflict, where the echoes of strife reverberate through the ancient lands of Gaza and Israel, the narrative of peace is often shrouded in the tumult of war. […]