RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR G 21/1
Extent117 ff.
TitleIsrael: Arab-Jewish relations.
DescriptionPapers relating to Arab-Israeli relations including: correspondence with the Representatives of the Palestine Refugee Committees in Lebanon, the Department of Inter-Chuch Aid and Service to Refugees of the World Council of Churches, the Advisory Council to the Presiding Bishops on Ecclesiastical Relations of PECUSA, Geoffrey Allen, Bishop in Egypt, and the Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Ireland about the refugee problem, 1951-56, and Beirut Conferences (ff.1-49); message from Archbishop Ramsey in a special Council of Christians and Jews supplement in the Jewish Chronicle of 17 April 1964 (f.50); letters to Christian religious leaders requests for the Archbishop’s intervention in cases such as expulsions from the West Bank, 1967 (ff.56-69); correspondence between Rabbi Maurice Jaffe and Archbishop Ramsey about the situation in Jerusalem, 1967 (ff.60-65); letter from Canon Satterthwaite to Ahron Remez, Israeli, Ambassador, protesting about the Independence Day parade in Jerusalem, 1968, with reply enclosing Foreign Minister Abba Eban's reply to the UN Secretary-General (ff.66-72); telegrams to Archbishop Ramsey following the destruction of the Al Aqsa Mosque, 1969 (ff.74-78); letter from John Barnes, British Ambassador in Israel to Canon Satterthwaite about the policy of the Israeli authorities to Arab towns around Jerusalem (f.79); request (refused) from the Revd. Bill Simpson for Archbishop Ramsey to sign a joint letter to 'The Times' about the situation in Israel and the Occupied Territories, 1969 (ff.80-83); letter from Bill Simpson to Canon Satterthwaite about requests from the Israeli Ministry of Tourism to encourage pilgrimages, with reply (ff.84-85); influence of the churches on British policy in the Middle East (f.86); notes about the city of Jerusalem and relations with Jordan (ff.87-91)
Archbishop Ramsey's letter in Canterbury Diocesan Notes, Jan. 1972, about the building programme in Jerusalem (f.92); copy of a letter from Hugh Whitworth to S.M. Nasr about the situation in the Middle East (ff.93-94); telegram to Archbishop Ramsey about civilians killed in Israeli action, Sept. 1972 (f.95); letter from Canon Edward Every about the holy site in Hebron, 1972, (ff. ff.96-97); telegrams about the Yom Kippur War, 1973, and the release of Israeli prisoners (ff.99-104, 109, 111); letter to Archbishop Ramsey from the World Conference of Christians for Palestine about Israeli settlements in the West Bank since 1967, with reply, and messages from their conference in Canterbury (ff.105-107, 110); letter from Dr. John Newsom to Archbishop Ramsey enclosing a plan for Jerusalem symposia, with reply (ff.113-117).
AssocMaterial'Jerusalem in captivity' A personal message from H. M. King Hussein of Jordan. Flexidisc sound recording transferred to the British Library August 2018. For catalogue description see shelf mark DOC0002674

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