Formal statements and documents produced by individual Churches of the Anglican Communion (only statements and documents produced since 2000 are included)
Church of England
In 2001, as a result of work done by the Church of England Inter Faith
Consultative Group a key document was produced Sharing
One Hope: on Christian - Jewish relations.
Also in 2001 The Board of Social Responsibility of the Church of England produced the report GS Misc 657 Demanding Peace, primarily as a response to the Al Aqsa Intifada. It is a significant document which outlines the recent history of the involvement of the Church of England in the issue of Israel/Palestine. It also makes recommendations about the conduct of pilgrimages to the Holy Land.v The report was received by General Synod.
In 2002 a further significant document was produced by the Board of
Social Responsibility GS 1463 entitled Israel/Palestine - An Unholy War.
This report, with a forward by Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal contains witihn
it documentation from a variety of sources both Anglican and ecumenical.
It was formally accepted by the General Synod.
In September 2005 a report Countering Terrorism: Power, Violence and Deomocracy post 9/11 was produced by a Working Gup of the Church of England's House of Bishops. Although this was not primarily focused on the issue of Israel/Palestine it contains useful material valuable to include on this website.
19 September 2005 The report of the Ethical Investment Advisory Group of the Church of England Caterpillar: No current grounds for disinvestment http://www.cofe.anglican.org/news/pr6605.html
6 February 2006 General Synod discussion and motion on Ethical Investment, with particular reference to the situation in Israel/Palestine. The transcript of the discussion, including the wording of the motion can be found here
7 March 2006 Following on the General Synod vote of 6 February the Ethical Investment Advisory Group met again and issued this document Caterpillar: Ethical Investment Advisory Group confirms earlier decision. http://www.cofe.anglican.org/news/pr29cat06.html
2008-2009 Under the auspices on the Lambeth-Jewish group, a small group of members of the Church of England and members of the British Jewish community the resource Children of Zion was produced, written by Daniel Langton. This is a substantial booklet which seeks to help readers, both Christian and Jewish, understand terminology and a number of key issues in relation to the Holy Land, Israel/Palestine. The booklet is now available as a (2Mb)
The Anglican Church of Canada
Statements by the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada
The Episcopal Church in the USA
The following resolutions relating to Israel/Palestine have been passed by the ECUSA General Convention
The following report of the Social Responsibility in Investments Committee of the Executive Council was issued on 3 October 2005.