Obama Tells Netanyahu, Two-States is the Only Way

During a congratulatory call to Netanyahu on March 19th, Obama indicated that “The [United States] continue[s] to believe that a two-state solution is the only way for the long-term security of Israel, if it want to stay both a Jewish state and democratic.” More here. 

What are the next steps?

"Many other conflicts in the region are not related, but this conflict feeds resentment that helps feed the others. For that reason reduction of this conflict could help attenuate others also. It is time for the US to use this political opportunity to help Israelis and Palestinians find a way decisively out of their conundrum. The task will be hard, but not impossible." Click here to read more.

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"Ultimately, only a peace agreement that grants freedom to self-governed Palestinians can bring the security that both the Israeli and Palestinian people deserve."

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These words by Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States, appeared in a recent Washington Post opinion piece. (Click here to read that text.)

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You can also give your fellow church members an opportunity to take action too! Use the offline sign-up sheets at right to invite people during coffee hour, meeting or mission session to raise their voice for real peace...now!579

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