Gaza

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach writes about Gaza for PeaceSigns: For a brief moment in late May, the world turned its attention to the unjust blockade of Gaza.  International outrage over the deadly response to the Free Gaza flotilla prompted Israel to announce it would ease restrictions.  Over the past several weeks there has been a moderate…

Read more I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach writes about Gaza for Third Way Cafe: Israel-Palestine has been in the headlines this week, after Israel intercepted a flotilla of ships headed to Gaza with humanitarian supplies. Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has been working for peace in Israel-Palestine for more than 60 years. MCC’s work in Gaza has included humanitarian relief,…

Read more Gaza Resources, Upcoming Middle East Peace Conference

Israel’s attacks on Gaza have entered their 18th day, as the humanitarian crisis there continues to escalate.  MCC has responded by sending relief aid and calling for church members to contact their elected officials. How can you get involved? Contact your government representatives. Donate to MCC’s relief efforts. Read the letter sent to President Bush…

Read more Gaza Crisis Continues; MCC Resources Available