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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Learn About, Act, and Pray for Israel and Gaza

Resources on the Middle East from the PCUSA:

Learn more

United Nations News Centre on the Middle East

Middle East crisis from the BBC

Gaza Humanitarian Situation Report - The impact of the blockade on the Gaza Strip 15 Dec 2008 by United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Act

Give to support humanitarian efforts through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.

Call the White House comments line at (202) 456-1111.

Send an email to the President and your Senators and Representative through Churches for Middle East Peace’s email system.

Sign the ecumenical Christian letter to President-elect Obama urging him to make Israeli-Palestinian peace an immediate priority.

Download the Christian Call for Holy Land Peace Campaign Organizing Packet PDF icon from Churches for Middle East Peace. This packet is intended to help congregations or other groups organize to send a strong message to President-elect Obama that Israeli-Palestinian peace must be an immediate priority during his first year in office.



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