The main challenge to Churches for Middle East Peace and other Christian peacemakers is this: Can Christian peacemakers work in good conscience to achieve the rights of self-determination of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza when their leaders have refused to acknowledge the same right of Jews living in Israel?
Mae Cannon, a well-known propagandist who used her position at World Vision as a base to de-legitimize the Jewish state, is now using her position at Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) to do the same thing.
Mae Cannon, the newly appointed executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace, is unable or unwilling to address some of the more intractable obstacles to peace between Arab and Jew in the Holy Land.
Ivan Karakashian from Defense for Children Palestine tells a story of 12-year-old Atta Sabah, (left), being shot in cold blood by an Israeli soldier. The story does not hold water.