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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  • Public Statement | Recognizing Israeli Annexation of Golan Heights Another Dangerous Example of One-Sided U.S. Policy

    CMEP deplores the move as violating one of the cornerstones of post-World War II international law: the illegitimacy of territory gained through conquest.

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  • Bulletin | Trump Vetoes Bill to End U.S. Support in War on Yemen

    Weekly News Updates | Upcoming Events | Action Alerts

    A look at Trump’s veto of a bill aiming to end the U.S. support of the war in Yemen, the deportation of the Israel and Palestine director of Human Rights Watch, and more news in this week’s bulletin.

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  • Public Statement | Condemning the Hamas Missile Attack on Civilians and Retaliatory Strikes by the IDF

    CMEP condemns the firing of a missile by Hamas at Israeli civilians March 25, wounding seven people. CMEP is deeply concerned by the continued violence, including retaliatory bombings by the IDF. We call on an immediate cessation of violence and for both sides to commit to a ceasefire.

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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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