EMU hosts Tent of Nations’ Daoud Nassar, reciprocating hospitality after years of visits to his Palestine farm

Since 1998, undergraduate, graduate and alumni groups from Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary have made the Tent of Nations farm outside of Bethlehem a regular stop on their
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Professor joins MCUSA congressional delegation to advocate for peace in Israel and Palestine

Six leaders from Mennonite Church USA advocated for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel during congressional visits May 22 in Washington, D.C. The visit took place just days after Israeli soldiers killed more than 60 largely nonviolent Palestinian protesters May 14 in Gaza, and many of the delegates asked their representatives to respond to this. “I relayed my deep, deep concern about the situation in Gaza, asking my representatives to take a stand for the rights of Palestinians, and given the significant amount of aid the U.S. provides to Israel each year, to call for an investigation into Israeli military actions,” said Tim Seidel, director of the Center for Interfaith Engagement at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. ... read more about Professor joins MCUSA congressional delegation to advocate for peace in Israel and Palestine from The Mennonite