Presbyterians For Middle East Peace

Pastors and elders for responsible and effective Middle East peacemaking policies


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Videos of the presentations from the Presbyterians for Middle East Peace breakfast meeting at the 2012 GA, Partnering for Middle East Peace, are now available for viewing.

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General Assembly Overture 22

Overture 22 (Item 04-04 on the GA Middle East Committee agenda), from the Presbytery of New Covenant with concurrence from the Presbytery of Santa Barbara, calls for a two-state solution (two states for two peoples) in Israel-Palestine, recognizing the rights and obligations of both Israelis and Palestinians.


Addressing the Issues


The Children of Sderot 


 Middle East Overture Guide  


Why divestment should be rejected 
The Accusations of Overture 17 


The True Agenda: the End of the Jewish State of Israel
The Sound of a Forest Growing
Palestinian-Israeli cooperation advances peace


On the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks


Presbyterian Outook Debate: Investment versus Divestment


On the Crisis in Egypt and the Middle East


Sowing the Seeds of Peace



 Investment versus Boycott: Important facts to consider


The facts on Caterpillar Tractor


Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction: Lacking a Consensus 


The "apartheid" charge against Israel is wrong, is unjust, and will not advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. 


The Middle East “Road Map to Peace”calls for a two state solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.  


Two Essential Principles for Presbyterian peacemaking in the Middle East 


The Kairos Palestine document is seriously flawed, and should be approached carefully. 


Advancing a Just Peace is an integrated compilation of the issues for consideration at the General Assembly.  


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 2014 Newsletters
November 11, 2014
September 21,2014
August 13, 2014
July 7, 2014
June 26, 2014
June 18, 2014
June 3, 2014
May 27, 2014
April 22, 2014 
April 4, 2014  
March 4, 2014
Februrary 18, 2014 
Februrary 4, 2014 

2013 Newsletters

December 3, 2013
October 8, 2013
August 20,2013
April 30 2012
April 10, 2012
March 26,2013
February 2013 

2012 Newsletters

Controversy on Israel aid intensifies and threatens interfaith cooperation

Letter to U.S. Congress generates Controversy

Middle East Peacemanking through Positive Investment

220th Presbyterian General Assembly rejects Divestment

 Why Divestment must be rejected

General Assembly will debate divestment

220th General Assembly Update







2011 Newsletters 







Insights from our partners in peacemaking

Presbyterians for Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Relations (PCJCMR) responds to "Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace"

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Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem - October 6, 2013

Join with fellow Christians across the globe as we take time on October 6, 2013 to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. We encourage everyone to make prayer a daily part of their work for peace in the Middle East.


Pray for peace in Jerusalem. May all who love this city prosper.

Psalm 122:6

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Additional Resources

For more information on effective peacemaking in the Middle East, we provide several links to resources we think will be helpful

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