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Relations Break Down Between Jewish & Protestant Groups

Relations Break Down Between Jewish & Protestant Groups – from FRONTPAGEMAG.COM

October 30, 2012 By Mark D. TooleyMajor Jewish groups have indignantly cancelled a scheduled interfaith dialogue after Mainline Protestant officials urged Congress to reconsider U.S. military aid to Israel. The October 5 Protestant letter complained of “widespread Israeli human rights violations against the Palestinians, including killing of civilians, home demolitions and forced displacement, and restrictions on Palestinian movement.” The National Council of Churches, Evangelical Lutheran, Presbyterian Church (USA), United Methodist and United Church of Christ officials (Episcopalians were notably absent) asked Congress to investigate Israeli abuses before granting further aid. They faulted U.S. military help for “sustaining the conflict and undermining the long-term security interests of both Israelis and Palestinians.” The Protestant letter did not mention U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority or to Arab regimes. Continue reading

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Nobel winner’s problem with ‘a peculiar people’ and Israel

Jewish World Review June 21, 2012 / 1 Tamuz, 5772By Abraham Cooper and Yitzchok Adlerstein   Tutu’s willful blindness and what Methodists consider sacred JewishWorldReview.com | When Nobel laureates speak, peace-seekers generally listen. Thankfully, Methodists recently voted for a balanced approach to the Middle … Continue reading

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United Methodist Church May Divest From Israel

The following article comes from the ministry, HOPE FOR ISRAEL, headed up by Moran Rosenblit. United Methodist Church May Divest From Israel By Sharona The United Methodist Church in the United States will be deciding on a crucial proposal at their upcoming … Continue reading

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