Middle East Peace Project
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Working for peace and justice for the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through non-violence

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Dr. Norman Finkelstein to speak in Colorado Springs

Middle East Peace Project is excited to announce Dr. Norman Finkelstein in Colorado Springs on April 23, 2014.  Dr. Norman Finkelstein brilliant academic on the Israel/Palestine conflict, and author of eight books will be speaking at the Tim Gill Center, 315 E. Costilla St. on April 23 at 6:30 pm.  No reservations necessary.  Dr. Finkelstein will talk about if peace is possible in Israel/Palestine, and the current John Kerry  "peace talks".  You won't want to miss this.  Contact us for more information.
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Middle East Peace Project Peace Envoy Jimi Hummer

The fundraising is complete for Jimi Hummer for his trip to Palestine.  He will be working with Christian Peacemaker Teams starting on May 20 in Hebron, West Bank.  Jimi is excited to be witness to the occupation and stand in solidarity with the Palestinians.  He would like to thank everyone for their generous support and looks forward to sharing his experiences with you when he returns.  Stay tuned for upcoming updates from his trip, and future speaking events.  

Join Us!

To Join us at the Middle East Peace Project please contact Jimi Hummer our meetings are usually at 5pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission office in Colorado Springs.  We are always looking for people interested in helping the cause through non-violence, or to simply learn more! Email Jimi to find out more about our meeting times.
MEPP Recommended Movie Picks

The Stones Cry Out
Christianity was born in Palestine two thousand years ago. From there it spread throughout the Middle East and to the rest of the world.  Yet many are unaware Christian still live in the land.  This is their story, in their voices, from the Nakba of 1948 until today.  www.stonescryoutmovie.com

With God On Our Side

Local Colorado Springs filmmaker made this film to point out the inconsistencies of Christian zionist beliefs.  For purchase the movie or more information check out: www.withgodonourside.com

Bill Durland, one of the founding member of Middle East Peace Project, has published a book about the history, militarism, and peacemaking on the human rights struggle for Palestinian independence.  Wonderful read with insight into the problem from someone who has been working on this issue for a lifetime.

Boycott Soda Stream!

On a cold, windy day in Colorado Springs, the dedicated human rights activists braved the weather to hand out flyers, call for a boycott of SodaStream, and educate consumers.  SodaStream is made in an illegal Israeli settlement in occupied Palestine.  They also employ Palestinian workers, but do not treat them equally as Israeli employees.  In addition, SodaStream calls itself a socially responsible company, when in fact, everyday they are breaking international law, and abusing human rights.  Just say no to all SodaStream products!

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