Statements and messages from UK faith and inter faith bodies to events in Israel and Gaza

Statements and messages from UK faith and inter faith bodies are listed below in chronological order

Greater Yarmouth Faith and Belief Network: Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network | Facebook – 8 Oct

Barnet Council and Barnet Multi-faith forum: Barnet Council and community partners’ statement on violence in the Middle East | Barnet Council – 9 Oct

Faith and Belief forum: F&BF Statement on Israel-Palestine | 9th October 2023 – The Faith & Belief Forum ( – 9 Oct

Faith Matters: – 9 Oct

Greater Manchester Faith Community Leaders: Greater Manchester Faith Leaders back Bishop’s call to pray for Israel and Gaza – Diocese of Manchester ( – 9 Oct

Nisa Nashim: – 9 Oct

Interfaith Scotland: Interfaith Scotland | Facebook 10 Oct

Bradford Faith Communities: Bishop of Bradford, The Council for Mosques, The Bradford Jewish Community, The Bradford Sikh Community, The Bradford Hindu Council: Toby Howarth (@toby_howarth) / X ( – 11 Oct

The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester: Muslim Jewish Forum statement about the Gaza conflict – 11 Oct

Interfaith Glasgow: A statement from Interfaith Glasgow’s Trustees on recent events in Israel and Gaza ( – 11 Oct

Worcestershire Inter Faith Forum: Worcestershire Inter Faith Forum | Facebook – 11 Oct

Luton Council of Faiths: Luton Council of Faiths | Facebook – 12 Oct

Leicester Council of Faiths: Leicester Council of Faiths | Facebook– 12 Oct

Nottingham Faith Leaders: – 13 Oct

Hull and East Riding Interfaith: Hull and East Riding Interfaith  Facebook – 13 Oct

Edinburgh Inter Faith Association: – 17 Oct

Archbishop Justin Welby, Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra, Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg: Israel-Gaza Conflict – UK faith leaders condemn antisemitism and call for solidarity between faith communities | The Archbishop of Canterbury – 17 Oct

Interfaith Wolverhamptonview on Facebook (Note: Interfaith Wolverhampton does not have a Facebook page; the link is therefore to a copy of the statement shared by the Chair of the local Methodist District) – 18 Oct

Birmingham Faith Leaders’ Group:– 19 Oct

Altrincham Interfaith GroupAltrincham Interfaith Group | Facebook – 23 Oct

UK Churches: CTBI has collated messages from the UK Churches–Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza (

Religion Media Centre: the Religion Media Centre put together a Briefing on the Impact of Israel / Gaza on UK Communities – 13 Oct

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