Recent Messages

[CMEP Bulletin] On the Way to Two States There Are Settlements

May 29, 2015 - 9:45am
*Jerusalem Day and Nakba Day – Impacts of War* Israelis celebrated Jerusalem Day on May 17, just two days after Palestinians marked Nakba Day. While Nakba Day [ http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israeli-Arabs-Palestinians-to-protest-Friday-on-Nakba-Day-403175 ], "Day of Catastrophe," r

[Local Event] Tomorrow "1913: Seeds of Conflict" at The Jerusalem Fund, Washington DC

May 26, 2015 - 4:09pm
Churches for Middle East Peace is pleased to publicize the following event, sponsored by "1913: Seeds of Conflict". _________________________________________ *1913: Seeds of Conflict* Visit here to view the trailer https://vimeo.com/112510911. "Was there a turning point, a moment in time w

[CMEP Bulletin] Jerusalem Day and Nakba Day - Impacts of War

May 22, 2015 - 9:45am
*Jerusalem Day and Nakba Day – Impacts of War* Israelis celebrated Jerusalem Day on May 17, just two days after Palestinians marked Nakba Day. While Nakba Day [ http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israeli-Arabs-Palestinians-to-protest-Friday-on-Nakba-Day-403175 ], "Day of Catastrophe," r

[CMEP Bulletin]

May 15, 2015 - 10:00am
*US Will Not Rule Out UNSC Veto* US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro was unwilling Wednesday to commit to a US veto [ http://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Shapiro-noncommittal-on-US-veto-of-UN-draft-forcing-Israeli-withdrawal-to-67-lines-400536 ] in the UN Security Council (UNSC) of an anticipated

[Columbus, OH Event] Seeking Peace in the Holy Land June 10-11

May 14, 2015 - 2:05pm
*Have you registered yet?* Seeking Peace in the Holy Land: A Community Conversation Involving Christians and Jews Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Trinity Lutheran Seminary 2199 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43209 On a visit to Co

[Action] You Vote: Homes or Health Care for Gazans?

May 13, 2015 - 12:20pm
*You Vote: Should Gazans Get Homes or Health Care?* Dear Peacemaker, In February and April we sent you alerts about the housing and health care situation in Gaza. The situation for both is that there isn't enough and people are suffering. We asked you to let your Member of Congress know about

[CMEP Bulletin] Does Israel's New Government Mean More Settlements?

May 8, 2015 - 9:45am
*Does Israel's New Government Mean More Settlements?* Coming in just before the legal deadline, Prime Minister Netanyahu formed a new Israeli government [ http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/07/world/middleeast/netanyahu-israel-coalition-government.html?ref=world&_r=1 ] Wednesday night. Made up of 61

[CMEP Bulletin] US Will Not Rule Out UNSC Veto

May 1, 2015 - 9:45am
*US Will Not Rule Out UNSC Veto* US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro was unwilling Wednesday to commit to a US veto [ http://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Shapiro-noncommittal-on-US-veto-of-UN-draft-forcing-Israeli-withdrawal-to-67-lines-400536 ] in the UN Security Council (UNSC) of an anticipated

[Action] Health Care and Peace for Gazans Today!

April 29, 2015 - 1:14pm
*I remember the people of Gaza, and raise my voice!* Dear Friend, Working at CMEP, everyday I think about my kids in Gaza City. I taught 4th graders in 2000 who are now in their early 20s. Today I wonder how my kids are doing. Are they healthy? How do they build a life in those ruins? Th

[Columbus, OH Event] Seeking Peace in the Holy Land June 10-11

April 29, 2015 - 10:15am
*You are invited!* Seeking Peace in the Holy Land: A Community Conversation Involving Christians and Jews Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Trinity Lutheran Seminary 2199 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43209 On a visit to Columbus i

[CMEP Bulletin] Israel Releases PA Tax Revenue Frozen Since January

April 24, 2015 - 9:45am
*Israel Releases PA Tax Revenue Frozen Since January* On Monday Israel released [ http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-transfers-withheld-tax-money-to-palestinians/?can_id=3c168118e42f930a7299bac41ab58605 ] tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority (PA) that it had been withholding since the PA'

[CMEP Bulletin] Aid Agencies Plot New Gaza Course While Politicians Talk Negotiations

April 17, 2015 - 9:45am
____________________________________________ Formed in 1984, Churches for Middle East Peace (www.cmep.org) is a coalition of 22 national church denominations and organizations, including Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions. It works to encourage U.S. government policies that actively promo

[CMEP Bulletin] Abbas Willing to Resume Peace Process - Two-state Solution Only Option

April 10, 2015 - 9:45am
*Abbas Willing to Resume Peace Process – Two-state Solution Only Option* Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas [ http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.650496?can_id=3c168118e42f930a7299bac41ab58605 ] told the Arab-language news outlet Kul Al-Arab on Saturday he is willing to res

Do You Support Peace..then show it!

April 6, 2015 - 4:41pm
*"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead." – 1 Peter 1:3* Easter signifies a time of hope and new beginnings for Christians. With today marking the official

[Spiritual] Easter Sunday Reflection

April 5, 2015 - 10:00am
____________________________________________ Formed in 1984, Churches for Middle East Peace (www.cmep.org) is a coalition of 22 national church denominations and organizations, including Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions. It works to encourage U.S. government policies that actively promo

[Spiritual] Reflection for Holy Saturday 2015

April 4, 2015 - 10:00am
____________________________________________ Formed in 1984, Churches for Middle East Peace (www.cmep.org) is a coalition of 22 national church denominations and organizations, including Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions. It works to encourage U.S. government policies that actively promo