Mae Elise Cannon

Mae Elise Cannon is an author at Religion News Service.

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The US can help Israel and Palestinians reach a just peace

By Elizabeth A. Eaton and Mae Elise Cannon — January 4, 2021
(RNS) — Our newly elected leaders need to take such constructive steps if we are ever truly going to find lasting peace.

Denied and deported: Love and marriage in the Palestinian territories

By Mae Elise Cannon — May 29, 2019
(RNS) — After 28 years of entering Israel multiple times per year, Elaine Zoughbi was suddenly denied entry by an airport border agent. The reason? She had married a Palestinian.

Anti-Semitism versus legitimate criticism of the state of Israel

By Mae Elise Cannon — March 7, 2019
(RNS) — While we seek and advocate for justice for Palestinians, we must also acknowledge the rootedness of anti-Semitism in Christian history, and its remnants in some of today’s Christian rhetoric.  
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