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 Urges Israelis And Palestinians To Respond To The Kerry Initiative By Returning To Negotiations
There is hope for an end to the occupation and a two-state solution with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s initiative to restart peace talks in Israel and Palestine. So far Mr. Kerry’s efforts have included an economic plan to mobilize $4 billion of investment in the West Bank and proposals for joint Israeli-Palestinian economic activities. Palestinian officials have said that Kerry has given them until June 7 to let the U.S. know whether they are serious about the possibility of reviving peace talks.
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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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