Egypt's Morsi jailed for 20 years
21 Apr 2015 | 2:13 am
Russia sets its sights on Middle East
20 Apr 2015 | 5:30 pm
Likud minister: Drowning of migrants justifies Israeli policy
20 Apr 2015 | 1:11 pm
Chomsky and Pappe clash on "solutions" for Palestine in new book
20 Apr 2015 | 12:50 pm
Video: Israel strangles a Palestinian village
20 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
Deadly strike on Yemen arms depot
20 Apr 2015 | 10:34 am
We cannot liberate Palestine with colonized minds
20 Apr 2015 | 9:44 am
'Spy charge' for US reporter in Iran
20 Apr 2015 | 9:41 am
VIDEO: Patrolling the Saudi-Yemeni border
20 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
PHOTOS: Hundreds gather to protest dire conditions of south Tel Aviv
20 Apr 2015 | 6:56 am
Mizrahi struggle 101: A beginner’s guide for Ashkenazim
20 Apr 2015 | 2:45 am
Settler group tries to shut down bi-national Memorial Day event
19 Apr 2015 | 8:02 am
Thousands in Gaza plan int’l protest: It’s impossible to live here
19 Apr 2015 | 5:56 am
Preserving memories amid Gaza's rubble
17 Apr 2015 | 12:19 pm
Why was Palestinian suffering forgotten on Holocaust Remembrance Day?
17 Apr 2015 | 2:35 am
New tensions threaten Arab businesses recovering from trauma of Gaza war
10 Nov 2014 | 8:48 am
Tel Aviv residents save the city's oldest ficus tree
10 Nov 2014 | 8:29 am
Young woman killed, two others hurt in West Bank stabbing attack
10 Nov 2014 | 7:57 am
Four Syrian nuclear scientists shot dead near Damascus
10 Nov 2014 | 7:50 am
Netanyahu 'invites' Arab protesters to move to Palestinian Authority
10 Nov 2014 | 7:44 am
Urgent Need for Medical Aid to Gaza
Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide
What role have Zionism and Christian Zionism played in shaping attitudes and driving historical developments in the Middle East and around the world? How do Christians, Jews, and Muslims understand the competing claims to the land of Palestine and Israel? What steps can be taken to bring peace, reconciliation, and justice to the homeland that Palestinians and Israelis share?
Zionism Unsettled embraces these critical issues fearlessly and with inspiring scope. The booklet and companion DVD draw together compelling and diverse viewpoints from Jews, Muslims, and Christians in Israel, Palestine, the US, and around the globe. By contrasting mainstream perceptions with important alternative perspectives frequently ignored in the media, Zionism Unsettled is an invaluable guide to deeper… More...
The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) was held from June 14-21, 2014 at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan. Follow this link to see IPMN events held at GA and our advocacy materials and educational information pertaining to the overtures on Middle East issues.
IPMN at the General Assembly
CALL to prayer - 1:10 pm Eastern, June 20th
A call for worldwide interfaith prayer
What they're saying about
IPMN Tribute to Bob Simon of CBS News
Thank You Bob Simon
In April 2012, Carol Hylkema, who at the time was serving as the moderator of IPMN, sent a letter to Jeffrey Fager, then chairman of CBS News (he has since stepped down to return as Executive Producer of “60 Minutes”), to thank him and commend reporter Bob Simon for a news story which had aired that year about Christians in the Holy Land.
In that letter, Carol said that “Mr. Simon’s reporting laid bare the unreasonable requests of the Israeli government. To hear Ambassador Oren explain that he was against the story being broadcast because ‘he had information that it was a hatchet job’ tells the public that Israel wanted to censor the story before they even knew what the content would be… they expected CBS News to concede, but were surprised that… More...
Ending the Violence Is One Step Toward Liberation
Statement on the Recent Tragedies in Israel/Palestine
Nov 19, 2014 - We unequivocally condemn all acts of violence, whether committed by Israelis, Palestinians, or others, and affirm as people of faith that violence perpetrated against any of God's children is sinful.
We pray, in particular, for an end to the violence that has recently swept through Israel and Palestine. The murder of five people in a Jerusalem synagogue, the shooting of a 10-year-old child in Gaza, the hanging of a bus driver, the stabbings, the car attacks, the naval attacks on fishermen, are all tragedies and must come to an end.
However, we are well aware that if not a single shot were ever fired again, if not one more body… More...
The Conversation Continues
November 10, 2014
The Israel Palestine-Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is pleased to announce that the congregational study document Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide (ZU) is available on our website.
For those who wish to continue their study in depth, Zionism and the Quest for Justice in the Holy Land (ZQ), including a forward by Walter Breuggemann, has been recently published by Pickwick Publications. This book, upon which ZU is based, is now available from Friends of Sabeel North… More...
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