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Balfour Declaration Centenary

The Church of Scotland will hold its annual General Assembly May 20-26, 2017 in Edinburgh. They will deliberate on the centenary of The Balfour Declaration. Read the full report they will discuss and vote on. From the Church of Scotland Report: "As we approach the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, which will be a cause of celebration for many… more
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Hunger Strike Solidarity

Raise Awareness and take the Salt Water Challenge to support Palestinian hunger strikers. Aarab Marwan Barghouti, son of jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, has asked people of conscience to drink a glass of salt water to show their solidarity for his father and the 1500+ Palestinians currently on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. This… more

Zionism Unsettled

Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide Now available for color Kindle with accompanying video episodes online. What role have Zionism and Christian Zionism played in shaping attitudes and driving historical developments in the Middle East and around the world? How do Christians, Jews, and Muslims understand the competing claims to the… more

Statements and Press Releases

Economic Measures as Nonviolent Tools

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Ecumenical Statement on Employing Economic Measures as Nonviolent Tools for Justice in the Israeli-Palestinian Context August 22, 2016 — The U.S. Congress and 22 states across the U.S. are considering, or have passed, laws that penalize or criminalize the use of economic measures to oppose Israeli policies towards Palestinians that many find…

PC(USA) Continues its Strong Support for Palestinian Rights

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June 25, 2016 - During its 222nd biennial General Assembly, which took place in Portland, Oregon this week, the Presbyterian Church (USA) continued its strong support for Palestinian rights with the passage of a series of overtures. An overture calling on real estate company RE/MAX to stop selling properties in Israeli settlements built on…

After the 222nd General Assembly

Greetings, friends.We have just returned from Portland and the 222ndGeneral Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). For supporters of justice in Israel / Palestine, this last week was an important one. We are grateful for the hard work of the commissioners, particularly those on the Middle East Committee, for their faithfulness to the Gospel…

IPMN Response to the congressional letter on adherance to the Leahy Law

Holding the IDF accountable for human rights violations IPMN Response to the congressional letter on adherance to the Leahy Law April 8, 2016 — IPMN, The Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA), stands with Congressional Representatives* calling for an investigation into human rights violations by Israeli and Egyptian…

IPMN Statement in Solidarity with Muslims

IPMN Stands in Solidarity with Muslims in America December 8, 2015 — The Israel/Palestine Mission Network is deeply alarmed by the rise of Islamophobic attacks and threats here in the United States. We condemn this behavior, along with all other forms of hatred, discrimination, and violence. And we stand in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and…

Interfaith groups call for the protection of Palestinians' freedom of worship in Jerusalem

Interfaith groups call for the protection of Palestinians' freedom of worship in Jerusalem Sept.18, 2015 — We, the undersigned, come together in solidarity with Palestinians, especially those who have been prohibited from worshiping in peace and security at the Al Aqsa mosque sanctuary due to the escalation of Israeli settler violence, which is…
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Annual Meeting News and Updates

Save the Date!
 October 26th-28th

Israel/Palestine Mission Network 

Annual Meeting and Conference

Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois

More information about speakers, workshops, and registration will follow soon!  We look forward to this time together for fellowship with old and new friends, for continued education, and revitalization for our individual and community work for a just peace for Palestine/Israel.  We hope you will be able to attend!

Volunteers are needed to make this event possible! If you are interested in helping plan the agenda or worship, volunteering to help out during the conference with registration, transportation, etc., or have any other questions please email Marietta Macy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Hosanna Preaching Seminars

The Back Story

Yerevan_2It has been said that home is where the heart is. Home is remembered as the place where one flourished and is remembered with joy; when one has lost their home, that joy is mixed with an ever-present sadness and longing.  In 1915, a ten-year-old Osanna Panian left home and escaped what is now known as The Armenian Genocide; she survived and walked over the mountains into Iran and life as a refugee. Was she just lucky that she survived what Winston Churchill later called the first holocaust of the twentieth century? Or was it Providence? 

Osanna is the Latin version of the Greek word hosanna. It’s a popular girls’ name in the Eastern Orthodox tradition, but it is also a liturgical word with Hebrew and Aramaic roots meaning “Save me!” or “Help me!” When sung in the liturgy on Palm Sunday, this beseeching cry has the feel of a profound prayer for deliverance.  Osanna Panian was given this liturgical name because she was born on Palm Sunday in 1905. Little did anyone know…


Blogs and Info-sites to visit

Kairos USA - a movement to unify and mobilize American Christians to take a prophetic stance for a just peace in Israel and Palestine
IMEU - Institute for Middle East Understanding
Keep Hope Alive - Tree-planting Trip, Feb 2016 Led by Rev. Chad Collins & Rev. Marietta Macy
Mosaic of Peace,  trip blog, PC(USA) Peacemaking Trip 
Wallwritings, by Jim Wall, retired Editor of Christian Century
Shalom Rav - A blog by Rabbi Brant Rosen
#PPFinAction - Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Israel/Palestine Delegation Blog 
Miko Peled's Blog - Author of The General's Son, Israeli Advocate 
Mar Elias Volunteers, by IPMNers Ted and Jane Settle


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How Israel is targeting Palestinian institutions @AJEnglish https://t.co/z0bAPX7gO1
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Video shows settlers throwing stones at Palestinians in West Bank as Israeli soldiers watch https://t.co/7EpMO7H9LE
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Watch “Film 3: Visualizing Occupied Jerusalem - Denial of the Right to Worship” on #Vimeo https://t.co/M1mK4ZXBly via @BADIL_Center
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RT @DignityStrike36: Check out this very powerful 1-min video made by #DignityStrike36 student organizers in Indiana. https://t.co/92Qw97tJ…
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RT @ForThePeopleChi: FTP Artists support the Palestinian Hunger Strikers on their 36th Day. Share. Take your own photo. Free Palestine. #Di
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RT @fosnalive: This wonderful graphic by @ColumbiaBDS outlines the demands of the Palestinian hunger strikers. #DignityStrike36 https://t.c…
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