Perspective, from Diocese of Ohio, Trinity Cathedral EPF

Vaccinate all Palestinians!  Photo by Majdi Mohammed/AP
Palestinians elementary school students wearing protective face masks, take their seats in their classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic on the first day of class at United Nations-run school in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

PERSPECTIVE contains a selective listing of articles, research studies, videos, podcasts and other media that fall into Trinity Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s constellation of peace and justice interests. It is published twice monthly, generally mid-month and end of month.  The materials are culled from a variety of sites using push alerts set up in these areas, as well as periodic curatorial research for materials published by US government agencies, “think tanks” and nonpartisan research institutes, primarily in the United States. The items listed are representative, not comprehensive in scope. Some of the linked materials may be disturbing, and as possible, will be flagged as such. Please Note: Some of the materials cited here will be behind a paywall. If the item is of interest to you, please contact Catherine Smythe Zajc, Perspective Curator, at as she may be able to provide a copy for you. 


Feb 25:    The Conflict in Yemen Takes A Dangerous New Turn | UN Dispatch

Mar/Apr:          How America Enables War in Yemen| Foreign Affairs

Mar 1:     A massive famine is creeping into Yemen, we need to stop it devouring a generation | Global development | The Guardian

Mar 1:     Yemen pledging conference: Severity of suffering ‘impossible to overstate’ says Guterres  | | UN News

Mar 1:     Virtual High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Situation in Yemen | OCHA

Mar 1:     Yemen condemns international donor funding shortfall as UK cuts aid | Yemen | The Guardian

Mar 1:     The New Humanitarian | ‘Mysterious’ new Yemen relief fund aims to stop famine

Mar 2:     UN warns of Yemen ‘death sentence’ as donor pledges fall short | Humanitarian Crises News | Al Jazeera

Mar 2:     Biden’s effort to end Yemen war hindered by continued fighting, funding shortfall - ABC News

Mar 2:     Treasury Sanctions Key Military Leaders of the Ansarallah Militia in Yemen | U.S. Department of the Treasury [Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned two key militants of the Iranian-backed Ansarallah, sometimes referred to as the Houthis, whose actions have prolonged Yemen’s civil war and exacerbated the country’s humanitarian crisis.]

Mar 3:     Yemen’s rebels say latest U.S. sanctions will prolong the war | PBS NewsHour

Mar 3:     Keir Starmer attacks ‘unconscionable’ cut in aid to Yemen | Yemen | The Guardian

Mar 4:     The missing piece in Yemen | TheHill

Mar 5:     Yemen needs food and medicine, not Canadian-made weaponry |

Mar 6:     Fighting in Yemen’s Marib Kills 90 in 24 hours, Government Military Sources Say | Voice of America - English

Mar 6:     Yemeni Foreign Ministry criticizes biased UN, international statements over Ma’rib battle

Mar 7:     Houthis strike Saudi Aramco facilities in Ras Tanura, Dhahran - The Washington Post

Mar 7:     Iran-Backed Houthi Rebels Say They Targeted Saudi Oil Port - WSJ

Mar 8:     What is behind the rise in Saudi-Houthi tit-for-tat attacks? | Saudi Arabia News | Al Jazeera

Mar 8:     Yemen war: Many feared dead after fire at migrant detention centre - BBC News

Mar 8:     US vows to stand by Saudi Arabia after ‘heinous’ Houthi attacks | TheHill

Mar 8:     US commits to Saudi defense after Houthi attacks on oil heartland | ABS-CBN News

Mar 8:     Saudi Arabia oil facilities targeted in drone and missile attack by Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen - CBS News

Mar 9:     Yemen’s Death Sentence -

Mar 9:     US to Yemen’s Houthis: Stop attacking, start negotiating | Saudi Arabia News | Al Jazeera

Mar 10:    ‘Hell’ in Yemen, with millions ‘knocking on the door of famine’ WFP’s Beasley warns  | | UN News

Mar 11:    Joint Statement of the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America on Houthi Attacks - United States Department of State

Mar 11:    Yemen: Famine has arrived and Saudi ships blocking fuel aren’t helping - CNN  Contains disturbing visual content.

Mar 11:    UN appeals for $5.5 billion to avert famine for 34 million - [Yemen & elsewhere]

Mar 11:    ‘If you don’t feed people, you feed conflict’, UN chief tells Security Council | | UN News [Yemen & elsewhere; SA: With 30 Million Facing Famine, Secretary-General Announces Prevention Task Force;| Meetings Coverage and Press Releases]

Mar 11:    IRC’s Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy testifies at US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Yemen crisis | International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Mar 11:    US to resume aid to Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen amid desperate need, intensified fighting - ABC News

Mar 11:    Iran Foreign Ministry: Saudi Arabia must stop carnage in Yemen, war on fellow Muslims [PressTV]

Mar 12:    U.N. looks to U.S. private equity investor to help fund famine fight in Yemen | Reuters

Mar 12:    Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen ramp up drone, missile attacks on Saudi Arabia [NBC News]

Mar 12:    Department Press Briefing - March 12, 2021 - United States Department of State

Mar 12:    US Yemen envoy urges response on ceasefire plan with Houthis | Arab Spring News | Al Jazeera

Mar 12:    Biden Urged to Force End to US-Backed Saudi Blockade After Chilling Report on Starving Yemeni Children | Common Dreams News

Mar 12:    Yemen: Sanaa migrant centre fire survivors grieve as death toll mounts | Middle East Eye 

Mar 12:    Yemen’s Houthi rebels escalate Saudi Arabia strikes amid Biden peace effort - The Washington Post

Mar 13:    US restarts aid to northern Yemen | TheHill

Mar 13:    US pressures Houthis to accept ceasefire plan | | ArabWeekly

Mar 13:    Some progress made towards ceasefire in Yemen, Washington says – Middle East Monitor

Mar 14:    Secretary Blinken’s Call with Special Envoy for the UN Secretary-General on Yemen Griffiths - United States Department of State

Mar 14:    Quds Force commander admits Iran supporting Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia | Arab News

Mar 14:    Yemen: Houthi missile attack kills three children in Taiz | Middle East Eye

Mar 14:    Yemen says Iranian arms to Houthis endanger international shipping | The National

Mar 14:    Yemeni journalist freed from jail after Biden administration ‘urged’ UAE to use influence for release - CNN

Mar 14:    Iranian-backed group turns down US-brokered Yemen ceasefire as violence spirals - Israel National News

Mar 15:    U.S.-Linked Forces In Yemen Free Journalist Detained For 6 Months | Newsrust

Mar 15:    Blinken to UN’s Yemen envoy: No military solution to the conflict | Conflict News | Al Jazeera

Mar 15:    When black lives don’t matter: World is silent on Houthi ‘Holocaust’ of African migrants | Arab News  

Mar 15:    In Yemen’s brutal ongoing war, ‘the weakest no longer survive’ | PBS NewsHour [Jane Ferguson, reporter]   Contains disturbing visual content.

Mar 16:    Yemen: Scores Die in Migrant Detention Center Fire | Human Rights Watch Contains disturbing visual content.


Mar 3:     South Africa’s complicity in war crimes in Yemen [Since the war in Yemen broke out in 2014, South African and global arms companies have cashed in on the sale of weapons to central parties to this conflict and humanitarian disaster. These firms have profited from the devastation of war and the resulting misery of Yemenis. On the 3rd of March 2021, Open Secrets published, Profiting from Misery: South Africa’s Complicity in War Crimes in Yemen.] 

Mar 4:     Biden Can’t Bring Peace to Yemen While Iran Keeps Sending Weapons [Foreign Policy]

Mar 12:    Saudi prince says Kingdom has alternatives to US for arms deals – Middle East Monitor

Mar 15:    Saudi remains biggest global arms importer, as US heads exporter list – Middle East Monitor


Mar 26:    SEE THE FILM | HUNGER WARD – Human Rights Film Festival, Berlin [Also, at the link you can view past panel discussions and Q&A’s following  other screening events]


     #GetOnBoard celebrates anniversary with new anti-human trafficking training for employees | Delta News Hub 

     6 ways you can #GetOnBoard to fight human trafficking on National Awareness Day | Delta News Hub 

Aug 2019:  Delta Air Lines donates flights to help human trafficking survivors 

Sep 2020:  Delta honored with Nomi Network’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award for anti-human trafficking action | Delta News Hub

Dec 2020:  UN Live United Nations Web TV - Bankrupting the Business of Human Trafficking - 101 

Jan 11:    Q&A: How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted human trafficking | Delta News Hub 

Jan 11:    Bankrupting the Business of Human Trafficking – The Episcopal Church 

Jan 29:    ’I am an overcomer’: How Delta is empowering human trafficking survivors through apprenticeship program | Delta News Hub

Feb 3:     ‘A time for hope:’ Delta employees advocate against human trafficking at annual #GetOnBoard rally | Delta News Hub 

Feb 28:    Next time you have a cup of tea, spare a thought for some people | Derry Journal [Opinion by Sister Deirdre Mullan, who has worked at the UN and UNICEF for nearly 18 years.] 

March:     Hope for Justice_March Newsletter

     Allison Ausband named to National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force | Delta News Hub

Mar 12:    Virtual anti-trafficking conference includes testimonies, calls to action | Global Sisters Report [SA: Trafficking | National Advocacy Center - Sisters of the Good Shepherd

Mar 16:    Women Religious Fights Human Trafficking on the Frontlines | [Reported by former ambassador to the Holy See, Callista Gingrich.]


Oct 2014:  Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States | Urban Institute 


Feb 28:    The time is finally ripe to abolish the death penalty in Ohio - [Editorial Board]

Mar 3:     OH bill seeks to end death penalty [The Xavier Newswire; “Ohio State Reps. Jean Schmidt (R-Loveland) and Adam Miller (D-Columbus) introduced a bill on Feb. 15 that has the potential to abolish the death penalty in the state.”]

Mar 5:     Opinion: Severely mentally ill will not be executed in Ohio, but work remains

Mar 9:     Opinion | Former Alabama attorney general Bill Baxley: Toforest Johnson must not be executed - The Washington Post 

Mar 9:     Taft, Fisher, Petro: Ohio’s death penalty must be repealed 

Mar 9:     New sentencing hearing set in murder case (Nathaniel Jackson) - Tribune Chronicle

Mar 10:    Akron City Council supports state ballot issue to abolish death penalty [Akron Beacon Journal] 

Mar 11:    OHCHR | USA: UN experts call for President Biden to end death penalty 

Mar 11:    UN Experts Urge Biden to Abolish ‘Inherently Flawed’ Death Penalty | Common Dreams News 

Mar 11:    Ohio lawmakers to introduce anti-human trafficking legislation [Action News: TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG)] 

Mar 11:    US death penalty must be abolished, rights experts urge President Biden | | UN News 

Mar 12:    Are Life Sentences a Merciful Alternative to the Death Penalty? – Mother Jones 


     Pledge that Palestine is a Feminist Issue  [Palestinian Feminist Collective]

Feb 2021:  West Bank Demolitions & Displacement: An Overview [UN/OCHA] 

Feb 28:    Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers - The Washington Post  

Mar 1:     Israeli Health Officials To Government: Vaccinate All Palestinians : Coronavirus Updates : NPR 

Mar 1:     Senate letter calls on Blinken to denounce ICC decision on Israel - Jewish-Insider [Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are circulating a letter calling on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to denounce the decision by the International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber to authorize the body to investigate alleged war crimes by Israel in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.] 

Mar 2:     Palestinians of East Jerusalem, a silent eviction | Daily Sabah

Mar 2:     Rights experts condemn ongoing demolition of Palestinian Bedouin village | | UN News

Mar 2:     PLO says Hamas is on board with a two-state outcome and ‘peaceful’ resistance – J. [The Jewish News of Northern California]

Mar 3:     Israel denies COVID vaccine to Palestinian student at Tel Aviv University - +972 Magazine

Mar 3:     New Zealand state pension fund divests from Israeli banks | The Electronic Intifada

Mar 3:     Zionist Organization of America | ZOA Letter to Publisher of Obama’s “A Promised Land” – Citing Numerous Anti-Israel Errors  

Mar 4:     Vaccine Apartheid: Marc Lamont Hill, Mitchell Plitnick on Israel’s “Indifference to Palestinian Health” | Democracy Now! 

Mar 5:     Israel Postpones Drive to Vaccinate Palestinian Workers | Health News | US News

Mar 5:     Occupied Palestinian territory: Protection of Civilians Report | 16 February - 1 March 2021 - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Mar 5:     Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt): COVID-19 Emergency Situation Report 28 (February 2021) - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Mar 5:     She Was a Star of New Palestinian Music. Then She Played Beside the Mosque. - The New York Times

Mar 5:     ‘All I can do is film, and it breaks my heart’ - +972 Magazine 

Mar 7:     The West Bank WASH Contingency Plan 2021 - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Mar 8:     Hard Questions, Tough Answers: Israel’s High Court Validates Reform and Conservative Conversion in Israel (March 8, 2021) [Americans for Peace Now] 

Mar 8:     Who Counts as a Jew? | Sherry F. Colb | Verdict | Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia    

Mar 8:     Israel begins vaccination of 100,000 Palestinian workers - The Washington Post

Mar 9:     Gaza’s Hamas rulers hold secret leadership election - The Washington Post

Mar 9:     News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 3 –9, 2021) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center

Mar 9:     28 Church Leaders Write to President Biden Outlining Key Middle East Policy Recommendations [Churches for Middle East Peace/CMEP; SA: Mar 14 – “28 Churches….”] 

Mar 10:    Israel’s denial of vaccines to Palestinians = genocide – Workers World

Mar 10:    Opinion | Israel can’t abandon the Gazans’ vaccine needs - The Washington Post

Mar 11:    A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid - The New York Times

Mar 11:    Paris Meeting On the Middle East Peace Process – Joint Statement (11 Mar. 2021) - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Mar 11:    Palestinians Receive 40,000 COVID-19 Vaccines From UAE | World News | US News  

Mar 12:    McCollum Calls Israeli Troops’ Arrest of Palestinian Children ‘Extremely Disturbing’ | Common Dreams News

Mar 12:    Opinion | The wrong story on Palestinian access to coronavirus testing and vaccines - The Washington Post

Mar 12:    Ro Khanna keeps the dialogue going [Jewish Insider]

Mar 12:    Video shows Israeli troops detaining Palestinian children - Egypt Independent

Mar 12:    Senators’ Letter to Secretary of State Blinken Urging Palestinians Receive Adequate Supply of COVID Vaccines [Americans for Peace Now] 

Mar 13:    Israel to take over large swathes of Palestinian land near Bethlehem [Palestine News & Info Agency]

Mar 14:    Detainees’ Commission reports on affidavit of Palestinian minor prisoner in Israeli jail [Palestine News & Info Agency]

Mar 14:    Israel and Palestine must cooperate to combat disinformation | TheHill

Mar 14:    28 Churches Call on Biden to Resume Humanitarian Aid to Palestinians [The Palestinian Return Centre] 

Mar 14:    US Lawmakers Call on Biden Administration to Oppose Israeli Demolitions of Palestinian Homes [The Palestinian Return Centre] 

Mar 15:    Reps to Blinken: Make Sure Israel Provides COVID Vaccines to West Bank and Gaza Palestinians [Americans for Peace Now]

Mar 15:    Opinion | US Policy Ignores Palestinian Human Rights [CommonDreams]

Mar 15:    Palestinians forced to demolish their structures in Jerusalem [WAFA News Agency]

Mar 16:    Settler head urges vaccinating Palestinians, paid for by tax revenues sent to PA | The Times of Israel


Episcopal Peace Fellowship – Palestine Israel NetworkEducational Resources: Links [See especially the links to other organizations] 

Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) [FYI: The Rev. Canon Robert Edmunds is the Middle East Partnership Officer for The Episcopal Church and serves as the liaison and communications/resource link for the Episcopal Church with the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East. He serves on the CMEP Board]; Prayers for Peace (P4P) Archives | Churches for Middle East PeaceAction Alerts | Churches for Middle East Peace 

Palestine Portal: Resource for a Just Peace

KairosUSA — The Moment of Grace and Opportunity

israelpalestinemissionnetwork - Home

No dough for the occupation! | American Friends Service Committee SA: UN list of companies involved in illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory | AFSC   


Mar 1:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 1, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 2:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 2, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 3:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 3, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 4:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 4, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 5:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 5, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 8:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 8, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 9:     Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 9, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 10:    Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 10, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 11:    Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 11, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 12:    Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 12, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 15:    Top News from Israel & Palestine: March 15, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 4:     Settlement & Annexation Report: March 4, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 11:    Settlement & Annexation Report: March 11, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 5:     FMEP Legislative Round-Up: March 5, 2021 - Foundation for Middle East Peace

Mar 12:    FMEP Legislative Round-Up: March 12, 2021 (updated) - Foundation for Middle East Peace


Mar 3:     International Criminal Court opens Israel-Palestine war crimes probe - Axios

Mar 3:     Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, respecting an investigation of the Situation in Palestine[International Criminal Court] 

Mar 3:     I.C.C. Will Investigate Accusations of War Crimes in Israeli-Occupied Territories - The New York Times  

Mar 3:     U.S. Foreign Policy Can’t Pursue Rights-Based Multilateralism While Enjoying a Selective Relationship With the ICC to Protect Israel and Occupied Palestine from Investigation [Foreign Policy]

Mar 4:     ICC Prosecutor opens probe into alleged crimes in occupied Palestine | | UN News 

Mar 4:     ‘Sickening’: Palestine advocates slam Biden administration for rebuking ICC | Middle East Eye

Mar 5:     Kamala Harris tells Netanyahu that US opposes ICC probe of Israel | Courts News | Al Jazeera

Mar 6:     Israel’s military courts for Palestinians are a stain on international justice | Palestinian territories | The Guardian

Mar 6:     Israel’s dilemma: To work with ICC war crimes probe or not? | The Times of Israel

Mar 6:     American Exceptionalism as Magical Thinking - The Beinart Notebook 

Mar 7:     Time for Israel to take the gloves off with the ICC [Jewish News Syndicate]            

Mar 10:    From Durban to The Hague: 20 years of NGO lawfare [Jewish News Syndicate]        

Mar 12:    The ICC and Israel’s Charge of Anti-Semitism -   

Mar 14:    Interviewed by Palestinian TV, Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki revealed the Palestinians’ relations with the office of the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor and their plans for the future - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center


Feb 25:    Israel-Palestine at the International Criminal Court: What Next? - Foundation for Middle East Peace[recording available] 

     The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine | Rashid Khalidi | Macmillan [The author, Rashid Khalidi, was the guest on a Jewish Currents podcast on March 5, 2021; recording not yet available.]

Mar 13:    Friendly Fire review: Israeli warrior Ami Ayalon makes his plea for peace | Israel | The Guardian 

Apr 13:    The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony - Parents Circle Families Forum [The PCFF features prominently in TEPF’s next book club selection -- Apeirogon  -- by Colum McCann. The event will be live-streamed. The link also provides videos from previous ceremonies.] 


Feb: EPF Statement on Recent U.S. Military Attacks in Syria - EPF National 

Feb 27:    Khashoggi’s murder: It is time for accountability | Jamal Khashoggi News | Al Jazeera  

Mar 1:     Inside the Biden team’s deliberations over punishing the Saudi crown prince - The Washington Post

Mar 1:     Opinion | Justice for Jamal Khashoggi is up to all of us - The Washington Post

Mar 1:     Biden Betrayed His Promise to Defend Human Rights and Jamal Khashoggi | The New Yorker

Mar 1:     Khashoggi fiancée: Saudi crown prince must be ‘;punished without delay’| Mohammed bin Salman | The Guardian

Mar 2:     The decision not to sanction Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder puts others at risk. [Slate Magazine]

Mar 2:     The Israeli Military Shot My Cousin—and the US Bears Part of the Blame | The Nation [By Ryah Aqel with Mohammed El-Kurd]

Mar 3:     Exodus, chapter 41 - Can Joe Biden get America out of the Middle East? | United States | The Economist

Mar 3:     US Should Sanction Saudi Crown Prince | Human Rights Watch

Mar 3:     Mohammed bin Salman: Biden administration never considered MBS sanctions a viable option in response to Khashoggi report - CNNPolitics

Mar 4:     US decision not to punish crown prince puts us in grave danger, Saudi exiles say | Mohammed bin Salman | The Guardian

Mar 4:     Foreign Correspondent: Biden’s Bombing of Syria Is a Dangerous Step Backward -

Mar 7:     Biden’s War Policy Offers Chance for Change — or More of the Same [The Intercept]

Mar 9:     Biden’ Middle East policy cannot be anti-Trump or an Obama repeat | TheHill

Mar 9:     Biden needs to change how the US deals with Saudi Arabia [Insider]

Mar 11:    US legislators want sanctions on MBS. Will they succeed? | Human Rights News | Al Jazeera

Mar 12:    Congress may have to act to punish Saudi Arabia - The Washington Post

Mar 12:    Opinion | 10 Problems With Biden’s Foreign Policy—and One Solution

Mar 13:    Will the US risk Gulf ties for an Iran deal? | Op-eds – Gulf News

Mar 13:    Meet the Republican building a McCain model on foreign policy - POLITICO 

Mar 14:    Opportunity Beckons in the Mideast - WSJ [Opinion piece by Jared Kushner]

Mar 15:    Jared Kushner declares end of Arab-Israeli conflict in new op-ed [Insider]

Mar 15:    Jared Kushner breaks his silence to offer Joe Biden unsolicited advice, gets lampooned on Twitter |]  


Mar 15-16: UK Nuclear Warhead Increase Media Backgrounder   [International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons /ICAN] | 

Mar 16:    UK to increase nuclear stockpile limit - ICAN


     De-Policing GVP (Gun Violence Prevention) Endorsed by Episcopal Peace Fellowship National.

     Nonviolence Action Group Interest Survey - EPF National 

     Ohio Archives - Freedom for All Americans _STATUS _LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections in Ohio 

Iranian Society under Crackdown | Human Rights Watch

Feb 16:    OGR_VaccineSDRs-Letter-to-President-Biden_FINAL-02162021.pdf [via The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations et al]

Feb 26:    OGR_COVIDTRIPSWaiverSignOnToBiden-20210226.pdf [via The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations et al]

Mar 1:     The Other Navalnys - Persuasion [“Here are four lesser-known dissidents around the world who deserve your attention. How do they find the courage?”]

Mar 2:     Media advocacy group accuses Saudi crown prince, aides of crimes against humanity in Khashoggi death - The Washington Post [Paris-based Reports Without Borders] 

Mar 3:     Covid-19: More than 400 acts of violence against health workers in 2020 [France24; references data from Attacks on Health Care in Countries in Conflict Humanitarian Data Exchange

Mar 3:     Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence – Legislative Update 

Mar 5:     N.Y. judge frees men imprisoned for 24 years, saying prosecutors withheld evidence - The Washington Post 

Mar 6:     A Pro-Israel Lawyer Is Weaponizing Public Records Law Against Palestinian Activists [“Right-wing lawyer David Abrams’s lawsuit against UCLA could unleash harassment on attendees of a Students for Justice in Palestine event - The Intercept]

Mar 8:     New platform puts women at the forefront of peacemaking - World | ReliefWeb [Referenced at the link is Women Mediators across the Commonwealth

Mar 8:     Comboni sister named a 2021 ‘Woman of Courage’ for work in Middle East | Global Sisters Report

Mar 9:     International Women’s Day: Gaza woman injured in protests calls for perseverance of women all over the world in leading the fight for women’s rights - occupied Palestinian territory | ReliefWeb

Mar 10:    New IRC analysis: Excess COVID-19 vaccines secured by US, UK and EU sufficient to vaccinate 20+ countries facing worst humanitarian crises  | International Rescue Committee (IRC) 

Mar 10:    Doses Hoarded by US, UK, and EU Could Vaccinate Adults in 20 Countries Facing Worst Humanitarian Crises | Common Dreams News

Mar 11:    Harvard Hillel Executive Director Accuses Cornel West, Supporters of Furthering ‘Anti-Jewish Conspiracy Theory’ In Tenure Controversy | News | The Harvard Crimson

Mar 11:    Christian Pastor and Friends Double Down on Anti-Jewish Bigotry | Jewish & Israel News  

Mar 11:    Food Security - Security Council VTC Open Debate | United Nations UN Audiovisual Library    


3/16: Action Alerts – The Episcopal Church - Tell Congress to pass the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act!  [Other background materials: Statement by President Biden on the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 | The White House; and The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): Historical Overview, Funding, and Reauthorization - R45410.pdf 

Recent:    Action Alerts – The Episcopal Church 


Feb 2:  In Sundance Film, a Kosovo war widow rebuilds against the odds

Feb 26:            Intercommunity Justice & Peace Center_Winter-2021-Newsletter 

Feb 28:            Kosovo drama captures the rebellious work of war widows

Mar 2: “Hive” wins three awards at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

Mar 15:            From ‘Mank’ to an Israeli short film, 5 notable Jewish nominees for 2021 Oscars - Jewish Telegraphic Agency [Israeli and Palestinian short films scored nominations in the same category (best live-action short film): “White Eye” and “The Present

Mar 18:            Mainstreaming the Extreme: How Meir Kahane’s Vision of Jewish Supremacy Conquered Israeli Politics  - Foundation for Middle East Peace [Registration required; recording available afterwards]

Apr 13:    The Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony - Parents Circle Families Forum [The PCFF features prominently in TEPF’s next book club selection -- Apeirogon  -- by Colum McCann. The event will be live-streamed. The link also provides videos from previous ceremonies.] 

Apr 19: Prosecuting Starvation Crimes in Yemen’s Civil War | School of Law | Case Western Reserve University [Speakers: Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation and a research professor at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. His recent book, Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine, examines recent hunger crises and their causes, arguing for more focused policies against faminocide; Laura Graham, executive director of the Yemen Accountability Project and principal author of YAP's white paper "Prosecuting Starvation Crimes in Yemen's Civil War;" Milena Sterio is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Enrichment at Cleveland State University's Marshall College of Law; and James C. Johnson, Chief Prosecutor of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone, appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in September, 2019.  He is an Adjunct Professor of Law, Director of the Henry T. King Jr. War Crimes Research Office and Faculty Advisor for the Yemen Accountability Project at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Registration required.] 

Current:          Global 2021 — Henry Luce III Center for the Arts & Religion [A Virtual journey around the world “Monuments to the Future” Stations of the Cross] 


Amnesty International    

Arab American Institute

Atlantic Council

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for Global Development

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Chatham House

Congressional Research Service

Council on Foreign Relations

International Crisis Group

International Institute for Strategic Studies

Middle East Institute

Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft

RAND Corporation  

The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies  

Stimson Center

United States Institute of Peace 
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Jan 26: Building Bridges for Peace: U.S. Policy Toward Arab States, Palestinians, and Israel 

Mar 12: Continued Houthi Strikes Threaten Saudi Oil and the Global Economic Recovery  

Mar 15: Institute Experts Urge Biden Administration to Clarify to Palestinian Authority Implications of     Hamas Participation in Elections


The Women Are Coming - YouTube

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