Bulletins

CMEP’s Bulletin is our weekly communication with supporters. It provides information on CMEP’s upcoming Events, opportunities to Take Action, Spiritual Resources, and Government Engagement. In addition, every Bulletin contains a curated list of news articles on Israel, Palestine, and the Broader Middle East. These articles are intended to provide diverse perspectives and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of CMEP. Sign up here to receive CMEP’s weekly Bulletin to your inbox.

Previous Editions

2017 Bulletins
2016 Bulletins

2018

08/17/18 – [Bulletin] Trump Administration Seeks to Use Aid to Palestinians as Leverage
08/10/18 – [Bulletin] First Palestinian-American Poised to be Elected to Congress
08/03/18 – [Bulletin] August 2018
07/27/18 – [Bulletin] Palestine Gains a New Leadership Role in the United Nations
07/20/18 – [Bulletin] Congress Speaks Up to the Trump Administration 
07/13/18 – [Bulletin] China Seeks a Greater Role in the Middle East 
07/06/18 – [Bulletin] June 2018  
06/29/18 – [Bulletin] Child Detention in the U.S. has Parallels to Palestine 
06/22/18 – [Bulletin] The Trump Administration Going to Bat for Israel
06/15/18 – [Bulletin] UN Denounces Israel’s Handling of Gaza Protests
06/08/18 – [Bulletin] Medic’s Killing at Gaza Protest Raises Outcry
06/01/18 – [Bulletin] May 2018 Monthly Bulletin
05/25/18 – [Bulletin] The Evangelical Split on Israel
05/18/18  [Bulletin] IDF Kills Dozens at Gaza Border Protests
05/11/18 – [Bulletin] As Iran Deal Fails, Escalation in the Golan
05/04/18 – [Bulletin] Pompeo in Israel Rebuffs Meeting with Palestinians
04/27/18 – [Bulletin] Protest Casualties Compound Gaza’s Humanitarian Crisis
04/20/18 – [Bulletin] Talking Peace at the J Street Conference
04/13/18 – [Bulletin] Israel Launches Probes into Deadly Gaza Crackdown
04/06/18 – [Bulletin] Gaza Protests to Continue After Deadly Weekend
03/30/18 – [Bulletin] Holy Week in the Holy Lands
03/23/18 – [Bulletin] The Two-State Solution at Risk
03/16/18 – [Bulletin] Early Talks Around Trump Peace Plan Begin
03/09/18 – [Bulletin] Contested Territory Beneath Planned U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
03/02/18 – [Bulletin] Tensions Over Jerusalem Status Quo Persist
02/23/18 – [Bulletin] Verbal Salvos and a Long Shot for Peace at the United Nations
02/16/18 – [Bulletin] Jerusalem Quarrels with Churches as Lent Begins
02/09/18 – [Bulletin] Tax Threat to Jerusalem Churches
02/02/18 – [Bulletin] The US-Israel Relationship: ‘It’s Complicated’
01/26/18 – [Bulletin] Pence’s Role in Mideast Policy Under Scrutiny
01/19/18 – [Bulletin] US Slashes Funding for UN Refugee Agency
01/12/18 – [Bulletin] Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition Exposes Tensions

01/05/18 – [Bulletin] New Year, New Challenges to Peace

2017

12/29/17 – [Bulletin] New Year’s Edition
12/22/17 – [Bulletin] Christmas in Bethlehem, After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
12/15/17 – [Bulletin] The World Reacts to Jerusalem Recognition
12/08/17 – [Bulletin] Jerusalem Announcement Imperils Peace
12/01/17 – [Bulletin] Israel/Palestine on the American Stage
11/17/17 – [Bulletin] Congressional Spotlight on Child Detentions
11/10/17 – [Bulletin] Sussia Spared Demolition for the Moment
11/03/17 – [Bulletin] 100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration
10/27/17 – [Bulletin] Women Wage Peace: A Bridge in a Divided Land
10/20/17 – [Bulletin] Israel Hosts U.S. Christian Journalists
10/13/17 – [Bulletin] Palestinian Breakthrough in Cairo
10/06/17 – [Bulletin] A Fraught Palestinian Reconciliation
09/29/17 – [Bulletin] Settlements: An Enduring Flash Point
09/22/17 – [Bulletin] Avoiding Difficult Discussions at the UN
09/15/17 – [Bulletin] Human Rights and the PA?
09/08/17 – [Bulletin] Silencing Peace?
09/01/17 – [Bulletin] People of Faith Rise Up Together
08/25/17 – [Bulletin] New School Year. New Push for Peace?
08/18/17 – [Bulletin] Trump’s New Middle East Peace Push
08/11/17 – [Bulletin] Warren Comes Out Against Anti-BDS Bill
08/04/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East Edition
07/28/17 – [Bulletin] Congress’ Anti-Boycott Act Threatens More Than Free Speech
07/21/17 – [Bulletin] Jerusalem Status Quo?
07/14/17 – [Bulletin] US Debates Palestinian Aid
07/07/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East Edition
06/30/17 – [Bulletin] Trump’s Peace Process Faces Roadblocks
06/23/17 – [Bulletin] Peace Talks Amid Settlement Building?
06/17/17 – [Bulletin] Gaza Hanging by a Thread
06/09/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East Edition
06/02/17 – [Bulletin Special Edition] 50 Years Too Long: A CMEP Advocacy Event
05/26/17 – [Bulletin] Peace Deal vs. Peace Process?
05/19/17 – [Bulletin] Jerusalem, East and West.
05/12/17 – [Bulletin] Trump, Broker for Peace?
05/05/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East
04/28/17 – [Bulletin] Gaza Electricity: UN Resets the Breaker
04/21/17 – [Bulletin] Abbas, Trump, and Settlements
04/14/17 – [Bulletin] Avenues for Change: Seizing Opportunities and Identifying Problems
04/07/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East
03/31/17 – [Bulletin] Old Plans or New Alternatives?
03/24/17 – [Bulletin] Politicians Argue Over Report. Gazan’s Live the Reality.
03/10/17 – [Bulletin] Future of US Embassy Unknown
03/03/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East
02/24/17 – [Bulletin] What Does Peace Look Like?
02/17/17 – [Bulletin] Two States Versus One
02/10/17 – [Bulletin] Settlements: Not the Problem?
02/03/17 – [Bulletin] Broader Middle East Bulletin
01/27/17 – [Bulletin] Is the US Embassy Moving to Jerusalem?
01/20/17 – [Bulletin] “Peace = 2-States,” says World at Paris Conference.
01/13/17 – [Bulletin] In Context: News From the Broader Middle East
01/09/17 – [Bulletin] ALL Israeli Settlement Are Illegal Says UN Security Council

2016

12/16/16 – [Bulletin] Will Obama Act For Peace?
12/09/16 – [Bulletin] Is UN The Anti-Christ? No, But Settlements Are Detrimental to Peace
12/02/16 – [Bulletin] Prospects for Peace: Obama’s Last Stand
11/18/16 – [Bulletin] If Settlers Build It, Israel Will Declare It Legal
11/11/16 – [Bulletin] Israel Embraces President-Elect Trump
11/04/16 – [Bulletin] Israel’s Absence From Debates, Emboldens Hardliners
10/28/16 – [Bulletin] B’Tselem Speaks at the UN and Sparks Internal Israeli Debate
10/21/16 – [Bulletin] Human Rights Groups Urge Immediate UN Action on Settlements
10/14/16 – [Bulletin] Tensions Soaring in The Holy Land
10/07/16 – [Bulletin] Settlement Showdown
09/30/16 – [Bulletin] Kerry Talks Tough, Warns of Binational State
09/22/16 – [Bulletin] Playing Politics With Israel Aid Deal
09/16/16 – [Bulletin] U.S. Signs $38 Billion Aid Deal With Israel, Obama Says True Security Requires Palestinian State
09/09/16 – [Bulletin] U.N. Special Coordinator Sounds The Alarm
09/06/16 – [Bulletin] Settlements Surging
08/26/16 – [Bulletin] Susiya, Under Threat of Demolition Again. Why?
08/19/16 – [Bulletin] It’s the Occupation…
08/11/16 – [Bulletin] Questioning Aid to Gaza
08/05/16 – [Bulletin] Fair Legal Process?
07/29/16 – [Bulletin] Building Israeli Settlements, Demolishing Palestinian Homes
07/22/16 – [Bulletin] International Players Push for Peace
07/15/16 – [Bulletin] Settlement Activity Continues…
07/08/16 – [Bulletin] Occupation is Safe for No One
07/01/16 – [Bulletin] Low Water, High Tensions
06/23/16 – [Bulletin] Summer and No Water
06/17/16 – [Bulletin] Peace – Don’t Give Up Now
06/10/16 – [Bulletin] Annexation is Business as Usual
05/26/16 – [Bulletin] French Plan Peace, Israel Goes Hawkish.
05/20/16 – [Bulletin] IDF Gets More Hawkish?
05/13/16 – [Bulletin] When Optimism Fails
05/06/16 – [Bulletin] Congressional Give and Take Over Israel-Palestine Strategy
04/29/16 – [Bulletin] US & Palestinian Churches Lay Groundwork for Peace
04/22/16 – [Bulletin] French Peace Process Moving Forward 
04/15/16 – [Bulletin] UNSC Resolution: Unilateral or Pro-Peace?
04/08/16 – [Bulletin] Moving Toward Peace?
04/01/16 – [Bulletin] Land Day
03/25/16 – [Bulletin] Gazans Allowed to Visit Jerusalem for Easter
03/18/16 – [Bulletin] Angry about Military Aid, Israel Seizes Land
03/11/16 – [Bulletin] White House Rekindling Peace Process?
03/04/16 – [Bulletin] Movement Toward Peace?
02/26/16 – [Bulletin] CMEP Co-Sponsors Briefing on Wadi Foquin
02/19/16 – [Bulletin] Peace Out of Reach?
02/12/16 – [Bulletin] Does Area C = Israel?
02/05/16 – [Bulletin] Stirrings of 2016
01/29/16 – [Bulletin] Settlement Growth Undermines Peace
01/22/16 – [Bulletin] First Person: The Limits of Power
01/15/16 – [Bulletin] Who Contributes to the Occupation?
01/08/16 – [Bulletin] What’s Next?