Recent Messages

[CMEP Bulletin] UN Issues Report on Gaza War; Israel Calls It Biased

June 26, 2015 - 10:00am
*UN Issues Report on Gaza War; Israel Calls It Biased* A United Nations (UN) Commission of Inquiry on last summer's Gaza war submitted its report [ http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/CoIGazaConflict/Pages/ReportCoIGaza.aspx#report ] to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Monday.

[National Event] "1913: Seeds of Conflict" June 30 PBS Broadcast

June 23, 2015 - 3:21pm
Churches for Middle East Peace is pleased to publicize the following event, sponsored by "1913: Seeds of Conflict". _________________________________________ PBS rolls out national broadcast of "1913: Seeds of Conflict" Tuesday, June 30 @ 9/8C (Check Your Local Listings at http://www.pbs.org

[CMEP Bulletin] Former Israeli Ambassador Criticizes Obama

June 19, 2015 - 9:45am
*Former Israeli Ambassador Criticizes Obama* In a Tuesday Wall Street Journal (WSJ) op-ed, former Israeli Ambassador [ https://www.google.com/search?q=How+Obama+Abandoned+Israel&rlz=1C1BLWB_enUS593US593&oq=How+Obama+Abandoned+Israel&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60j69i61.608j0j7&sourceid=c

[CMEP Bulletin] A Call for Peace Negotiations – But Qualified

June 12, 2015 - 11:59am
What's Happening at CMEP? [ #CMEP ] Further Readings [ #FR ] * * A Call for Peace Negotiations – But Qualified A Palestinian farmer ploughs his land with the Jewish Settlement of Efrat in the Background. A halt to settlement construction is a Palestinian precondition for restarting peace talk

[Action] Stand for Palestinian Children; Urge Your MoC to Sign Letter

June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
*Stand for Palestinian Children; Urge Your Member of Congress (MoC) to Sign Letter* Dear [[First_Name]], *Imagine a boy about ten years old from your family, neighborhood or church playing with friends outside his house and then suddenly dragged away by soldiers. Worried, you and other fami

[CMEP Bulletin] Foreign Policy Consequences for Israel - Maybe

June 5, 2015 - 9:45am
What's Happening at CMEP? [ #CMEP ] Further Readings [ #FR ] * * *Foreign Policy Consequences for Israel - Maybe* During an interview with journalist Ilana Dyan that aired Tuesday night on Israeli TV, US President Obama [ http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/president_barack_obama_s

[Local Event] "What's it like to live under an occupation?" June 14th

June 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
Churches for Middle East Peace is pleased to publicize the following event. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ "What's it like to live under an Occupation?" Amal Nassar, of the "Tent of Nations", will speak at Grace Presbyterian Church

[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