Saturday, June 10, 2006

Searching for Peace in the Middle East film now available

New film "Searching for Peace in the Middle East

The Foundation for Middle East Peace is proud to introduce Searching for Peace in the Middle East, a film by Landrum Bolling

This 30 minute DVD is a compelling portrayal of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by a veteran educator, Middle East expert, and peacemaker. Through the voices of Israelis and Palestinians, it reveals their hopes and fears and explores the issues that divide them. It also describes a common yearning for peace, pointing the way toward a resolution of this tragic conflict that would meet the deepest needs of both societies.

"... Searching for Peace in the Middle East is a superb presentation of the intricate relations betweenIsraelis and Palestinians, presented dramatically by people from both sides. Their combined proposals, clearly presented, comprise the only pathway to peace, with justice, in the Holy Land."

FormerPresident Jimmy Carter

The film features these Israelis and Palestinians:Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian legislator; Rami Elhanan,Bereaved Parents Circle; Daniel Taubman, Israelidiplomat; Prof. Naomi Chazan, Hebrew University;Jonathan Kuttab, Palestinian lawyer; Gershon Baskin,Co-Director, IPCRI; Arik Ascherman, Rabbis for HumanRights; Gary Cooperberg, settler, Kiryat Arba; ColonelBenzi Gruber, IDF, retired, settler, Efrat; JadIsaac, environmentalist; Mahmoud Zahar, PalestinianForeign Minister.

Send for a free copy of Searching for Peace in theMiddle East. Email, call (202)835-3650,or write to us at FMEP, 1761 N Street NW, Washington,D.C. 20036. Include your name, mailing and emailaddress. The DVD includes a study guide. You may also view Searching for Peace online. 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20036