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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  • Public Statement | CMEP Executive Director Joins Call to Support Lara Alqasem

    We who are pastors and Christian leaders in the U.S. add our voices to those of many faiths calling for the freeing of detained college student Lara Alqasem. Specifically, we call on the State Department to do its duty to protect the rights of this American citizen, traveling on an American passport with a valid Israeli visa to study at Hebrew University in Israel.

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  • Bulletin | Formerly Independent U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem Merged with Embassy

    Weekly News Updates | Upcoming Events | Action Alerts

    A look at the escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza, the release of an American Pastor after two years of detainment in Turkey, 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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