Thursday, April 10, 2008

ELCA Middle East Network Update - April 2008

ELCA Middle East Network Update
April 7, 2008

For lots more, see the Peace Not Walls web site:

1. "Peace Not Walls: Making a Difference in the Holy Land," 28-minute video featuring images from the Holy Land and interviews with ELCA members, Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson, ELCJHL Bishop Munib Younan, Rabbi David Rosen, and many others. This video explores such topics as the ELCA's Middle East peace initiative, the Israeli separation barrier, accompaniment with the Palestinian Lutheran church, and collaboration with interfaith peace partners; accompanying discussion guide.

This DVD contains also

- "The Holy Land: Recent History and the Quest for Peace," a PowerPoint presentation outlining the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and describing how the ELCA and the ELCJHL are working for peace; accompanying script and user guide.

- Updated "Forbidden Family" video and discussion guide

2. Other new 2008 resources

Peace Not Walls educational resource user guide, suggesting ways to use the online resources for adult forum series, youth program, women’s meeting, worship, and travel

Updated reproducible color flier: Many Walls Stand in the Way of Peace

Expanded Peace Not Walls FAQs

Resources are available via the Peace Not Walls website;
DVD, bookmarks and color fliers can be ordered at no cost by emailing Marie (Mia) Cortez at or 773/380-2642 (or use 800/638-3522, ext. 2642).

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Read the Middle East Networking newsletter archives.

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