Through events, resources, & trips to the region, Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) provides opportunities to learn about the Middle East and a holistic approach to advocating for peace.

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Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) serves to elevate diverse voices who are advocating for equality, security, & human rights for all people in the Middle East.

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You & your church can be advocates for just U.S. policies toward the Middle East by contacting your members of Congress; participating in Hill & Government meetings; & attending Advocacy Summits.

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  • Press Release | CMEP Condemns Merging of U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Jerusalem


    Action is further evidence that the two-state solution is in significant jeopardy.

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  • Bulletin | U.S. Church Leaders and Politicians Speak Up for Christians in Israel

    Weekly News Updates | Upcoming Events | Action Alerts

    A look at the approval of 640 new settler homes in East Jerusalem, responses to the Pittsburgh shootings, and more news in this week’s bulletin.

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  • Action Alert | Defend Palestinian Children’s Human Rights

    Congresswoman Betty McCollum has introduced legislation to promote the human rights of Palestinian children! Join Congresswoman McCollum and tell Congress to protect Palestinian children.
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  • Travel with CMEP

    Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) partners with MEJDI tours to offer custom group travel to Israel, Palestine, and other destinations in the Middle East. Trips to the region offer pilgrimages and advocacy-oriented travel. While traveling in the Holy Land, trips provide the chance to hear multi-narrative perspectives through the use of two local guides, one Israeli and one Palestinian. They offer various perspectives on the history and current realities of the land.

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  • Action Alert | Restore Humanitarian Aid for Palestinians

    The Trump Administration’s indefinite freeze on crucial humanitarian and economic projects is unprecedented in the history of U.S. aid to the West Bank and Gaza, and is already having disastrous consequences for the Palestinian people. Tell Congress to demand that the Administration unfreeze humanitarian aid for the West Bank and Gaza.

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  • Press Release | CMEP Stands in Solidarity with Jewish Community in Face of Violence

    We are reminded of the terrible consequences of hate and prejudice. This time by the deadly attack upon the worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We join with others in assuring our Jewish sisters and brothers of our solidarity with them, and our condemnation of those who exercise their hate by seeking to diminish others, even unto death.

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  • Public Statement | Joint Letter to Sec. Pompeo

    ​CMEP and church denominations express the need to protect the vulnerable Christian community in Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The maintenance of international religious freedom should be of utmost importance for the United States.

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