Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East advocates among mainline Protestants and Roman Catholics in North America for fairness in the churches’ witness on issues related to the conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors.
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Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East Prays for Effective Diplomatic Intervention for a Lasting and Just Peace in Israel and Palestine
As this latest and possibly bloodiest war between Israel and Hamas rages on, Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East (“Fair Witness”) asks people of faith and good will to search for meaningful and effective ways to act as peace makers in the region.
Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East Prays and Pleads for an End to Israeli/ Palestinian Violence
On June 12 three Israeli teenagers were kidnaped while hitchhiking near the Gush Etzion settlement on the West Bank. Israel feared that the kidnaped teens would be taken to Gaza to meet the same fate of Gilad Shalit (the Israeli soldier held captive for five years by Hamas militants), or worse. Israel says it has proof that Hamas was behind the kidnaping, although the Palestinian leadership questioned what they called Israel’s “absence of [such] proof.”
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Christians for Fair Witness on The American Churches and the Role of Fear in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
Sixty three years after the founding of the State of Israel, forty four years after the beginning of the Israeli occupation, and eighteen years after the start of the hope-filled years of the Oslo Accords, Palestinians and Israelis find themselves still unable to come to a negotiated agreement. Locked in an on-going conflict which regularly spills into violence and bloodshed, we are led to ask, what is it that is keeping the Palestinians and Israelis from finding their way to a peaceful solution?
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Executive DirectorSr. Ruth Lautt, O.P., Esq.
Board of Directors
ChairmanHon. Peter F. Vallone
Vice-PresidentMr. G. Morris Gurley, Esq
Secretary /TreasurerJohn R. Regier, Esq.
Executive CommitteeRev. Dr. Bruce Chilton
Rev. David L. Harvin
Rev. Dr. Scott S. Ickert
Rev. James Loughran, S.A.
Rev. Msgr. Dennis L. Mikulanis
Rev. Dr. James R. Noland
Rev. Dr. Peter Pettit
Rev. Thomas A. Prinz
Rev. Dr. Darlis J. Swan
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