Recent Messages

[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

[Spiritual] Reflection for Good Friday 2015

April 3, 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

[CMEP Bulletin] Wall No Longer to Pass Through Cremisan

April 3, 2015 - 9:45am
Obama Tells Netanyahu, Two-States is the Only Way Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, "I don't want a one-state solution. I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state [ http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/netanyahu-nbc-u-s-has-no-greater-ally-israel-n326391 ] solution," during a March 19th

[Spiritual] Reflection for Maundy Thursday 2015

April 2, 2015 - 10:19am
____________________________________________ 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

[Action] Mercy and Justice Now in Palestine and Israel

April 1, 2015 - 10:11am
"Ultimately, only a peace agreement that grants freedom to self-governed Palestinians can bring the security that both the Israeli and Palestinian people deserve." - Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States Dear Peacemaker, *For every Palestinian and Israeli, you and I together mus

[Spiritual] Reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week

April 1, 2015 - 10:00am
*Reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week * With Holy Week upon us we encourage you to take these reflections and share them with those of your contacts who are interested in peace. These reflections are a wonderful resource to share with your congregation, coffee group or discussion group. We

[Spiritual] Reflection for Tuesday of Holy Week.

March 31, 2015 - 10:05am
____________________________________________ 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 Monday of Holy Week

March 30, 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] Palm Sunday Reflection

March 29, 2015 - 10:18am
*Holy Week Reflections * With Holy Week upon us we would encourage you to take these reflections and share them with those of your contacts who are interested in peace. We would encourage you to pray for an end to the conflict. These reflections are a wonderful resource to share with yo

[CMEP Bulletin] Obama Tells Netanyahu, Two-States is the Only Way

March 26, 2015 - 10:00am
Obama Tells Netanyahu, Two-States is the Only Way Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, "I don't want a one-state solution. I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state [ http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/netanyahu-nbc-u-s-has-no-greater-ally-israel-n326391 ] solution," during a March 19th

[CMEP Bulletin] US Supports Two State Solution – May Agree to UNSC Resolution

March 20, 2015 - 9:45am
*US Supports Two State Solution – May Agree to UNSC Resolution* Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party was the decisive winner in Tuesday's Israeli elections [ http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-claims-victory-as-vote-count-shows-likud-further-ahead/ ]. It is expected that President Rivlin will a

[Action] I want Homes and Real Peace for Gaza

March 18, 2015 - 10:20am
*"Many tens of thousands of families in Gaza lack adequate shelter. In the latest freezing weather, at least two infants died of exposure," said Catholic bishops who toured Gaza this past January.* Dear Friend, As a Christian, concerned citizen and supporter of Churches for Middle East Peac

[From the Desk of Warren Clark] Israeli Elections March 17: Next Steps

March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
From the Desk of Warren Clark Churches for Middle East Peace Executive Director Israeli Elections March 17: Next Steps The Israeli elections on March 17 could mark a turning point in

[CMEP Bulletin]

March 13, 2015 - 1:27pm
*No Security Coordination – on Paper* US, Netanyahu and a Two-state Solution [Of course, [the US] commitment to achieving an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state negotiated solution [ http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2015/03/238679.htm#ISRAEL ] remains strong. We count

[CMEP Bulletin] Security Threats and Human Rights

March 6, 2015 - 12:47pm
What's Happening at CMEP? [ #CMEP ] Further Readings [ #FR ] * * *Security Threats and Human Rights *West Bank Demonstration February 13, 2015 (AP)* * * IDF on Netanyahu and UNICEF* Reserve Soldiers (Shay Wagner) A group of high ranking Israeli Defense Forces [ http://www.timesof

[Action] Now is the time to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict!

March 3, 2015 - 5:23pm
Go to go.cmep.org/RealPeaceNow now to help make peace happen! Dear Friend, If you heard today's speech by Prime Minister Netanyahu, you know that now, more than ever, we cannot let past failures determine our hope in a better future! Even in these days of Lent we look toward the hope of East

[CMEP Bulletin] No PA Tax Revenue = Unpaid Bills = No Power

February 27, 2015 - 12:37pm
No PA Tax Revenue = Unpaid Bills = No Power Normal *Power Shut Off to Palestinian Cities* Electric power was shut off [ http://www.timesofisrael.com/pmo-we-told-electric-company-not-to-cut-palestinian-power/?can_id=3c168118e42f930a7299bac41ab58605 ] to Nablus and Jenin for 45 minutes on Monday