The crisis in the Mideast between Israel and Palestine is of deep concern to all of us. The Mennonite Church has peace efforts in Palestine, and at first Mennonite we have had contact with the Christian Peacemakers Team in Hebron. There have been atrocities and injustices on both sides. We present here some links to sites giving information on both faces of the issue. Please use them to educate yourself and perhaps to take some action as your conscience leads you. Please click on the flag to be taken to the link, which will open in a new browser window.

LINKS TO INFORMATION
Flag of Palestine ELECTRONIC INTIFADA - This is a live feed from a Palestinian news source, updated each day.
Flag of Israel ARUTZ SHEVA - ISRAELI NATIONAL NEWS - has many links and updated news stories
Flag of Palestine PALESTINIAN NEWS UPDATE SITE
Flag of Israel Americans for Peace Now -- APN is the premier voice for American Jews who support Israel and know that only peace will ensure Israel's security, prosperity, and continued viability as a Jewish, democratic state. Positions advocated for more than two decades by APN and Shalom Achshav - like calling for the evacuation of settlements and the creation of a viable Palestinian state - are now recognized by most Israelis and non-Israelis as basic requirements both for peace and for a secure future for Israel.

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