Recent Network Messages

[CMEP Bulletin] 5 Day Cease-fire; Negotiations Continue

August 15, 2014 - 12:07pm
*5 Day Cease-fire; Negotiations Continue* Following an exchange of rockets and airstrikes, a 5 day cease-fire [http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/14/us-mideast-gaza-idUSKBN0G907R20140814?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMideast%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20Middle%20East%20D

[CMEP Bulletin] Gaza Cease-fire Ends; Violence Resumes

August 9, 2014 - 8:02am
*Gaza Ceasefire Ends; Violence Resumes** Talks between Palestinians and Israelis over the past three days in Cairo collapsed [ http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.609571 ] on Friday, August 8, over the rejection by Hamas of Israeli demands that Gaza be demilitarized and Israeli reject

[CMEP Bulletin] 72 Hour Cease-fire Fails

August 1, 2014 - 3:03pm
[ #FR ] *72 Hour Cease-fire Fails* Early Friday morning Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72 hour cease-fire [ http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-hamas-agree-to-72-hour-ceasefire/ ] which was scheduled to begin at 8 am local time. According to a statement [ http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2

[CMEP Bulletin] Cease-fire, Politics, and the Status Quo

July 25, 2014 - 2:15pm
Cease-fire Proposals, Politics, and the Status Quo *Status Quo Ante* Last week Israel accepted and Hamas rejected a cease-fire proposal [ http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.605165 ]from Egypt that is similar in substance to the one negotiated by former President Mohamed Morsi in

[National Briefing] Tomorrow! Gaza with Khalid Elgindy

July 21, 2014 - 4:49pm
*CMEP National Briefing July 2015 Khalid Elgindy* Gaza *Date: Tuesday, July 22nd Time: 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) – 5:00 PM Dial-in Number: 1-646-307-1300 Participant Access Code: 693031 * Dear Friend, Please join CMEP for a briefing call on Tuesday, July 22nd, at 4:00 PM Eastern Tim

[CMEP Bulletin] Gaza Conflict Escalates

July 18, 2014 - 3:32pm
*Gaza Conflict Escalates* Negotiations over terms of a ceasefire faltered July 17th with the return of Israeli negotiators from Egypt and the announcement that Israel has launched a ground offensive [ http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.605590 ] in northern Gaza . After meeting with

[National Briefing Tomorrow] "The Power of Your Attention" with Suhad Babaa of Just Vision

July 14, 2014 - 1:51pm
*The Power of Your Attention: The Role of Media in the Israeli-Palestinian Landscape* Date: Tuesday, July 15th Time: 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) – 5:00 PM Dial-in Number: 1-646-307-1300 Participant Access Code: 693031 Dear Friend, Please join CMEP for a briefing call on Tuesday, July 15t

[CMEP Bulletin] Gaza Under Fire

July 11, 2014 - 3:22pm
Gaza Under Fire * * *Following a series of horrific kidnappings-murders and weeks of systematic Israeli security operations against Hamas focused in the West Bank leading to several deaths, Hamas escalated its rocket fire into Israel from Gaza following the death of a Hamas operative by an Isr

[National Briefing July 15] "The Power of Your Attention" with Suhad Babaa of Just Vision

July 8, 2014 - 10:24am
*The Power of Your Attention: The Role of Media in the Israeli-Palestinian Landscape* Date: Tuesday, July 15th Time: 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) – 5:00 PM Dial-in Number: 1-646-307-1300 Participant Access Code: 693031 Dear Friend, Please join CMEP for a briefing call on Tuesday, July 15t

[National Event] Walking with Palestinian Christians, Aug. 7-8, Tipp City, OH

July 6, 2014 - 6:10pm
Churches for Middle East Peace is pleased to publicize the following event, sponsored by the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church and Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church. _________________________________________ "Blessed are the peacemakers." Matthew 5:9 Join

[CMEP Bulletin] CMEP Issues Statement

July 3, 2014 - 3:38pm
CMEP Issues Statement Churches for Middle East Peace expresses its abhorrence and dismay at the news that the three Israeli students abducted on June 12 were found dead yesterday near Hebron in the West Bank. This is a horrific act for which there can be no excuse or rationale. We also dep

[CMEP Bulletin] Search for Teens Continues

June 30, 2014 - 9:10am
Search for Teens Continues as Palestinians Protest Methods Israel's West Bank Offensive Winds Down This week the massive Israeli manhunt and campaign of arrests and interrogations directed against Hamas and its supporters in the West Bank that some have called collective punis