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Reading for Peace
in Israel and Palestine
Next Book Discussion:
The Hour of Sunlignt, One Palestinian's Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker , by Sami Al Jundi and Jen Marlowe. Tuesday, March 7, 7 pm, in the Denver metro area. Contact Jan Miller: firstname.lastname@example.org
a Moment of Truth
a Word of Faith, Hope and Love from the Heart of Palestinian Suffering
-a statement by Palestinian Christian leaders
***Discuss this in your congregation! Need help? Contact Jan Miller
Peace not Walls
A special ELCA campaign calling for efforts toward a viable, contiguous Palestinian state, a secure Israeli state at peace with its Arab neighbors, and a shared Jerusalem with equal access and rights for Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
READ ELCA Peace Not Walls strategy for engagement
CONTACT a speaker in the Rocky Mountain Synod.
TRAVEL--PILGRIMAGES to the Holy Land
STUDY THE KAIROS PALESTINE DOCUMENT, the Palestinian Christians' call to Christians to support them in their struggle for human rights.
SUPPORT the ministries of the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, through Bright Stars of Bethlehem.
WHY do we know so little about Palestinians? Watch "Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land" to see how media coverage influences us.
WHY have more than 200 Israeli settlements have been built on occupied Palestinian land? Watch "The Iron Wall" documentary.
WHY is a 2-state solution unlikely? Watch "Israel-Palestine, a Land in Fragments," a 2-minute video showing how Palestine is looking more like a Swiss cheese than a country.
LEARN MORE from Middle East news sources:
Peace Not Walls Presents: Discover Islam DVD Series and Study Guide
The office of ELCA Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Relations, in cooperation with the ELCA Global Mission, and our nationwide Lutheran Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Representatives Network recently received a generous gift from Discover Islam - USA: complimentary copies of a six-disc DVD series titled Discover Islam. The Rocky Mountains Synod has a limited number of copies that may be borrowed by contacting the synod office at 303-777-6700 or sending an email to Willie.
You can read more information and preview the series at the Discover Islam website. Study guides are available at the ELCA Inter-Religious Relations website.
from the ELCA Inter-Religious Relations Office
RMS Peace Not Walls Working Group
To contact members of the Peace Not Walls group, please email email@example.com
Malise de Bree
Jo Ann Wacker-Farrand