Friday, April 18th, 2014

All posts tagged Israel

Renewed barrage of overtures targets Israel for PCUSA rebuke

Like the drive to convey the church’s blessing upon same-sex marriage, the campaign to bring the church’s condemnation upon Israel will be back at this year’s Presbyterian Church…

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Open letter to the Presbyterian Church (USA) from an Iraqi Jew

Some of your members, under the banner of human rights, have demonized one country. According to them, the one country that destabilizes the Middle East and creates much…

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Netanyahu and the Presbyterians: Calls for divestment, ‘Zionism Unsettled’ demonstrate complicated relationship between PCUSA and Israel

“Give peace a chance,” the adage goes, but in reality, some have become so enamored with the fighting that efforts to produce peace are thwarted. Speaking to some…

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Presbyterian stances causing tension with Jews

By Peter Smith A group commissioned by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to promote “a just peace in Israel/Palestine” publishes a study guide that includes depictions of Zionism as…

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Another Response to the PCUSA’s “Zionism Unsettled”

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Jerusalem Connection By SUSAN MICHAEL, ICEJ-USA — A disturbing study guide entitled “Zionism Unsettled” has been published by an arm of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) The publication…

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Presbyterian anti-Zionists are destroying their church by attacking Israel

By Dexter Van Zile Given the hostility that emanates from the Presbyterian Church (USA) towards Israel and the Jewish people, it’s hard to see how a self-respecting Jew…

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AJC: PCUSA study guide on Zionism distorts history, undermines peace process

By American Jewish Committee NEW YORK – AJC is challenging the Presbyterian Church (USA) commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace, following the publication of Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide….

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Presbyterian Church (USA) mulling divestment from companies tied to Israel

By Michael Gryboski A committee within the Presbyterian Church (USA) has recommended that the mainline protestant denomination divest from three companies that do business with Israel. The Committee…

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Unbound, captive Israel and chaos in the PCUSA

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog When I followed a link to the Presbyterian journal, Unbound, this morning, I couldn’t help thinking of how so many great British…

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CAMERA says: “Presbyterian ‘peacemakers’ go off the rails, again

The Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA)  has a stated purpose of educating and information the members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) about the Arab-Israeli conflict….

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