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Join CMEP's Director of Communications and Tim McHugh from Friends Committee on National Legislation for a media training where you'll learn tips for getting your letter to the editor or oped published in your local paper. Do You Know How to Write a Letter to the Editor? An LTE amplifies your voice, moving others to act. They can reward a member of Congress or raise objections. Either way, officials take notice when mentioned in their local paper. Learn The Simple…Find out more »
Join CMEP on April 7, 2021 (16:00 IST | 9:00 EST) for a webinar featuring women peacemakers Israel/Palestine. Tamar Samash (Women Wage Peace) and Huda Abuarquob (the Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP)) will speak about their personal experiences engaging women in peacemaking. Facilitating this discussion will be Rebecca Blachly, Director of the Office of Government Relations for the Episcopal Church in the U.S.This event is also part of CMEP’s And Still We Rise (ASWR) movement. And Still We Rise…Find out more »
As part of our CMEP Journeys programming, #CMEPReadTogether brings author Wafa Shami to you and your family for a special children's book conversation on Zoom. Join Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) and author Wafa Shami for a fun book discussion about "Easter in Ramallah" on April 8, 2021, at 7pm EST. This event will take place on Zoom and registration is required. A story about friendship and holiday traditions that have been shared among Palestinian Christian and Muslim families…Find out more »
Join CMEP on April 28, 2021 (16:00 IST | 9:00 EST) for a webinar featuring local organizations working in Gaza. Beth Oppenheim, the Director of International Relations at Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement, and Bassam Nasser, the Head of Office in Gaza for Catholic Relief Services, will speak about their work and experiences as humanitarian workers and human rights advocates dedicated to serving the people of Gaza. Facilitating this discussion will be Craig Swandby, a Senior Policy…Find out more »
As part of our CMEP Journeys programming, #CMEPReadTogether brings National Book Award–winning and bestselling author Colum McCann to you for a conversation on Zoom. From the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin comes an epic novel rooted in the real-life friendship between two men united by loss. Colum McCann’s most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon—named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides—is a tour de force concerning friendship, love, loss, and belonging. Bassam Aramin…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Watch the Webinar featuring CMEP Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon here.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »