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NEW!  World Council of Churches Booklet on Israel's Wall of Separation: Read it online or order print copy.

ELCA Delegation to Jerusalem (May 2003): Stories and Photos

ELCA Middle East Connections

Peaceful Ends through Peaceful Means (PEPM)

LOGA Middle East Resources and Policy Overview

WCC Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)

Ecumenical Delegation to the Middle East (April 2002) Statement and news/photos

Petition Campaign

Mark Your Calendar

EVENT:  Advocacy Days - March 5-8, 2004

Prayer Vigil for
Middle East Peace

WCC Consultation on Israeli-Palestinian conflict decides on coordinated ecumenical action (August 8, 2001)

Report of the WCC Delegation to the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel (June 27-July 1, 2001)

Ecumenical Delegation to the Middle East (Dec. 2000)

Jerusalem Education Packet  Order yours today

Join the Shared Jerusalem Advocacy Network (a project of Churches for Middle East Peace, Washington, DC)

2000 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

Jordanian-Egyptian Peace Proposal

Israeli Peace Coalition Statement

Mitchell Report

2000 Global Mission Tool Kit 

Palestine Country Packet  

Fall 1999 MOSAIC

Middle East Council of Churches

Palestinian Lutheran Bishop Speaks on Lehrer News Hour (August 2000)

Palestinian Lutheran Bishop Speaks on Capitol Hill

Document:   The Wye River Memorandum

Document:  A Proposal for Restructuring U.S. Aid to the Middle East


LOGA Action Alerts
& Background Papers

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ELCA Actions and Statements on the Middle East

Iran        Iraq        Palestinian/Israeli Peace Negotiations

Religious Tolerance

Palestinian/Israeli Peace Negotiations:

Background:  Israeli Separation Wall

Action Alert: Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Action Alert: Augusta Victoria Hospital - Jerusalem

Action Alert:  International Observers

Violence Between Palestinians and Israelis Escalates
(April 2002 LU)

Middle East Update (February 2002 LU)

International Observers Needed

Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (July 2001 LU)

Action Alert: Freeze Israeli Settlements (May 18, 2001)

Action Alert:  U.N. Security Council Resolutions on Palestine and U.S. Aid to Palestinians (May 2001 LU)

Action Alert: Crisis in Jerusalem 
and the Middle East (updated May 2001)

March 2001 Legislative Update

Final Statement:  Ecumenical Delegation (Dec 2000)

ELCA Bishops' Letter to President Clinton on the Crisis in the Mideast (October 12, 2000)

Press Release:  Churches for Middle East Peace addresses Violence in Jerusalem (Oct 4, 2000)

Document:  Bishop Anderson's Statement on the Crisis in the Middle East (Oct 3, 2000) 

Church Leaders' Letter to President on Future of Jerusalem (Sept 6, 2000)

Churches Call for Halt to Israeli Settlement Expansion, End to Palestinian Mistreatment of Dissidents (Jan 2000 LU)

Wye River Funding for Middle East Peace
(Sept 2, 1999)

"Middle East Peace Resolution" to be Introduced
(July 1999 LU)

Action Alert & Letter to President Clinton:  Postpone Move of U.S. Embassy (May 7, 1999)

U.S. Church Leaders Protest Israeli Confiscation of Palestinian Identity Cards (March 19, 1999)

Alert:  President Asks Congress to Fund Middle East Peace
(March 99 LU)

Letter to the President: Middle East Peace Talks
(Oct 1, 1998)

Action Alert:  House Demolitions:  An Assault on Peace
(Sept 98 LU)

Action Alert:   U.S. Should Endorse Palestinian State as a Goal of Oslo Process (Aug 18, 1998)

Letter to Sec. of State Albright on International Humanitarian Law (July 24, 1998)

Church Leaders Urge Pres. Clinton to Redouble Peace Efforts
(May 8, 1998)

Churches Urge U.S. Gov. to Provide Strong Leadership in Peace Negotiations (March 25, 1998)

Letter to House International Relations and Senate Foreign Relations Committees on U.S. Relations with Iran (June 22, 1998)


Action Alert & Resources: Iraq

Economic and Military Sanctions against Iraq
(February 2001)

Alert:  Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq (Sept 27, 1999)

Information on Iraq Oil-for-Food Programme

Resource: U.S. Policy toward Iraq

Letter to the President:
Possible U.S. Military Action Against Iraq (Nov 13, 1998)

Religious Tolerance:
Action Alert:   Support Religious Tolerance Legislation
(August 25, 1998)

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