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News and editorials from other sources are provided on our website for the convenience of our visitors. Not all items included here will reflect the views or goals of United Methodists' Holy Land Task Force. ______________________
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Our Sources for News and Action Alerts
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United Methodist Kairos Response - an international peace movement in the United Methodist Church responding to the urgent call from Palestinian Christians (in Kairos Palestine: A Moment of Truth), calling for effective action to bring about a just peace in Israel/Palestine. Read UMKR news »
US Campaign to End the Occupation - a coalition of more than
300 groups that are working together to bring an end to the Israeli
occupation of Palestinian land. The coalition includes our own task force, two General Boards of the United Methodist Church, Jewish Voice for Peace, Codepink, and many other faith and secular groups across the US. Read their news and alerts >>
Jewish Voice for Peace - current actions and advocacy news JVP is a leading grassroots organization in the US that many United Methodists work closely with, including our task force.Read their news and alerts >>
GENERAL NEWS on Israel-Palestine
Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) - weekly bulletins
Bulletins from Churches for Middle East Peace provide a useful overview
of the week's events regarding the Holy Land - in the US,
Israel/Palestine, and around the world. We now have a news feed of their latest editions.Read their news >>
** IMEU: Institute for Middle East Understanding The
Institute for Middle East Understanding offers
quick access to a broad range of stories about Israel-Palestine, as
well as expert sources — both in the U.S. and in the Middle East.
The Electronic Intifada An award-winning, independent online news publication
focusing on Palestine, its people, politics, culture and place in the
world. Read their news >>
Gideon Levy - news and opinion Gideon Levy is a member of the Haaretz editorial board. He is also the author of the weekly Twilight Zone feature, covering the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza over the
last 25 years, as well as the writer of political editorials for the
newspaper.Read his column >>
FOCUS ON ISSUES
B'Tselem, Israeli Human Rights organization Discover both the daily realities and the big picture of the Israeli occupation, from a respected Israeli human rights organization.Read their news >>
The Only Democracy? A JVP-affiliated website, questioning the common belief that Israel is a
true democracy and reporting on the struggle for civil and human rights in
Israel and Palestine. Read their news >>
MORE SOURCES FOR ISRAEL/PALESTINE NEWS:
Haaretz, an Israeli newspaper A
paper with a progressive leaning, Haaretz provides candid reporting on
the Israeli and US political scenes, current events in the region, and
much more. One of Israel's oldest papers, and the most read Israeli paper worldwide.
Ma'an News Agency Covers a broad range of Palestinian
political, economic, and cultural news from all sections of the
West Bank and Gaza Strip, as well as developments in Israel.
Muzzlewatch A website affiliated with Jewish Voice for Peace that tracks efforts to stifle open debate about US-Israeli foreign policy.
Council for the National Interest (CNI) Founded by two US congressman, CNI brings you "The Missing Headlines" that Americans should be seeing but aren't.