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June 2021

Book Conversation with Rashid Khalidi on “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine”

June 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$25

Join Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon and Rashid Khalidi for a Zoom discussion of his new book The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 as part of CMEP Journeys Book Club. You do not need to have read the book to participate in this event. A landmark history of one hundred years of war waged against the Palestinians from the foremost US historian of the Middle East, told through pivotal events and family…

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Peace in the Middle East: RLC Faith Forum | Red Letter Christians

June 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Watch the Webinar featuring CMEP Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon here.

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CMEP Greek Orthodox Virtual Tour of the Holy Land

June 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45

Join CMEP for a virtual tour in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Aboud. In this tour, we'll visit key sites sacred to the Greek Orthodox Church, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Nativity Church, and sites in Aboud sacred to the Feast of St. Barbara, including the hilltop shrine and al-Aboudiya--the church of the Virgin Mary. Unique to this tour, we will hear from key Greek Orthodox leaders serving in the Holy Land and learn how we might support their…

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CMEP Virtual Tour featuring the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

June 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45
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Join CMEP for a virtual tour of Jerusalem. In this tour, we'll visit key sites sacred to the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, including St. George's Cathedral and Gethsemane Church. We'll see an overview of the Old City of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. Unique to this tour, we will hear from key church leaders serving in the Holy Land and learn how we might support their work for justice and peace there. Voices include Rev. Dr. Don Binder, Chaplain…

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CMEP Catholic Virtual Tour of Jerusalem

June 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$45
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Join CMEP for a virtual tour of Jerusalem. In this tour, we'll visit key sites sacred to the Catholic Church, including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, the Church of All Nations, Dormition Abbey, and Dominus Flevit Church. We'll view the Old City of Jerusalem from an overlook on the Mount of Olives. Unique to this tour, we will hear from key Catholic leaders serving in the Holy Land and learn how we might…

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September 2021

Armenia Webinar: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

September 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$15

Join Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) for a webinar with Olesya Vartanyan who works with Crisis Group as their Senior Analyst in the South Caucasus. The discussion will be led by CMEP's Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon and will focus on providing a historical introduction to Armenia and Azerbaijan at War - specifically an introduction to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict of 2020.  Crisis Group has a number of resources about the history and current issues affecting the Nagorno-Karabakh region. This webinar will provide an introduction…

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Virtual Tour: City of David, Silwan, and Sheikh Jarrah

September 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom
$45

Join CMEP and MEJDI Tours for an insider’s look at Jerusalem, leading you through the history and current politics of the Holy City.  We'll travel virtually through the City of David, Silwan, and Sheikh Jarrah.  This tour will take you through the neighborhood of Silwan, starting with the relevant background and sharing the local narratives. This is an in-depth opportunity to view, learn, and discuss with your live guide. CMEP staff will be present to talk about current events and advocacy opportunities…

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October 2021

Save Wadi Foquin

October 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

CMEP is co-sponsoring a forum with Friends of Wadi Fouqin on Wednesday, October 27 at 1p ET. Join us as we receive "on the ground" updates from the village, progress reports on our efforts to avert land confiscation and property demolition, and plans for continued community action and advocacy to Save Wadi Foquin. The West Bank Palestinian village of Wadi Foquin is being threatened by land confiscation for the construction of a road to serve the settlement enterprise. On October 13th…

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November 2021

Webinar: Unpacking the designation of six Palestinian NGOs as “terrorist.”

November 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In late October the Israeli Defense Ministry designated six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as "terrorist organizations." Many of these human rights organizations work closely with the international community to develop Palestinian civil society, document human rights violations, and defend Palestinians in Israeli courts. The decision was met with significant opposition from international policymakers, religious leaders, Israeli human rights activists, and members of Congress in the United States. On October 25, Rep. Betty McCollum (MN) introduced a Congressional Resolution opposing…

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December 2021

A Film Screening and Conversation with His Beatitude Michel Sabbah and Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)

December 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join CMEP for a screening of a short film about the life, ministry, and advocacy of His Beatitude Michel Sabbah followed by remarks from His Beatitude as well as a Question and Answer time with him. More info and registration available at this link.

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