CMEP Bulletin: CMEP’s Busy Week and News Roundup
The government is shut down but it’s been a busy week for CMEP. We attended the J Street and Telos Group conferences and squeezed in a national conference call with Defence for Children International-Palestine and a peace vigil in front of the White House. We heard lots of fabulous speakers and we are working on ways to bring some of their voices and expertise to you! Meanwhile, CMEP Executive Director Warren Clark is traveling in the Holy Land with U.S. Christian leaders.
Here are some articles we are reading to get up to speed on the latest news:
Obama urges Netanyahu to speed up peace talks with Palestinians [Haaretz] U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accelerate peace negotiations with the Palestinians and to start seriously discussing core issues, among them borders, security arrangements, Palestinian refugees and Jerusalem.