Pelosi joins call for Biden to stop transfer of US weapons to Israel

Representative Nancy Pelosi, former House speaker and a key ally of Joe Biden, signed a letter on Friday from dozens of congressional Democrats to the president and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging a halt to weapons transfers to Israel. Support from Pelosi, a veteran member of Biden’s Democratic Party, for stopping the transfer […]

Over 140 global Christian leaders call for permanent ceasefire in Gaza

Above 140 global Christian leaders called for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza and an end to foreign ministry support for Israel in a letter to US President Joe Biden and other US politicians on Tuesday.  The letter was organized by Churches for Middle East Peace, which plans to send it to other world leaders. […]

19 Senate Democrats call on Biden to make major step toward Palestinian state

President Joe Biden must publicly outline a path for the US to recognize a nonmilitarized Palestinian state governed by a reformed Palestinian Authority, 19 Democratic Senators wrote in a letter to Biden on Wednesday.  The Palestinian state includes the West Bank and Gaza, the letter said.  “Given the severity of the current crisis, this […]

United Methodist Church bishops call for immediate Gaza ceasefire

The United Methodist Church Council of Bishops has urgently called for “an immediate and permanent cease-fire” in the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. “As bishops of The United Methodist Church, we call for an immediate and permanent cease-fire in the conflict between Hamas and Israel in Gaza and pledge our prayers and […]

Black church bishops call on US to halt aid to Israel amid ‘genocide’

The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church has called on the United States “to immediately withdraw all funding and support from Israel,” calling Israel’s fight against Hamas in Gaza a “mass genocide.” The statement, released Thursday, came shortly after Israel entered the southern Gaza city of Rafah, where more than […]

Jewish Republican group slams Biden’s two-state solution call amid war

The Republican Jewish Coalition issued a statement Tuesday condemning President Joe Biden’s push for a two-state solution.  Biden’s administration has unequivocally stood by achieving peace through the creation of a Palestinian state, which the White House and State Department have reiterated. Biden expressed this stance on his most recent call last week with Prime […]

US, France, Germany and UK call on Iran to de-escalate nuclear program

 France, Germany, Britain, and the United States on Thursday condemned an increase by Iran in the production rate of highly enriched uranium of up to 60% purity, close to the level used for nuclear weapons fuel. In a joint statement, the allies made no mention of any consequences Iran could face for the production […]

US Congressmen call for weekend of prayer for people of Israel

Leading members of the American Congress introduced a bipartisan House Resolution on Friday, calling on Congress to proclaim November 17, 2023, through November 19, 2023, a weekend of prayer and reflection for the people of Israel. The resolution was led by Representatives Doug Lamborn (Col.-05), Brad Schneider (Ill.-10), and Chris Smith (New Jersey-10) – […]