Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

All posts tagged Israel

Largest Presbyterian denomination in U.S. demands Obama push for Israeli-Hamas ceasefire

By Michael Gryboski The largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States released a statement Tuesday demanding that President Barack Obama push Israel and Hamas towards negotiating a ceasefire…

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Voice of conservative Presbyterians heard on Capitol Hill

By Chris Woodward A Presbyterian lay leader is keeping Capitol Hill members of her denomination up-to-date on the views of those in the pews. Carmen Fowler LaBerge, president…

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Christian leaders in Gaza, Israel reject blame game but explain hard reality on the ground

By Stoyan Zaimov Christian leaders in Gaza and Israel are urging a ceasefire between the militaries of Israel and Hamas, explaining the situation on the ground from their…

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Presbyterian Church criticizes Israel, ignores Christian persecution

By Raymond Ibrahim Days before the recent Israel/Hamas conflict erupted, the Presbyterian Church in America [Presbyterian Church USA] withdrew $21 million worth in investments from Israel because, as…

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Presbyerian Church (USA)’s very special interest in Israel

By Mark Tooley The stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Gradye Parsons, has released a verbose statement demanding an end to the “violence” between Israel and Hamas…

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Pray for peace

Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory. We acknowledge that you hold the whole world in your hands…

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A Presbyterian disagrees with his denomination’s vote to divest

By Albert G. Butzer III Let me begin by saying that I am very disappointed with the decision of the General Assembly to divest from three U.S. companies…

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Essay: Local Presbyterians respond

By Val Fowler and John Wilkinson The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church met in June in Detroit and took several actions regarding the Middle East. Because…

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Pastors ‘deeply regret’ Presbyterian Church USA divestment from Israel

By Greg Garrison BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two Birmingham pastors have written an open letter expressing their objection to the recent vote by the Presbyterian Church USA to divest in…

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Presbyterian leader begins to question anti-Israel actions of his church

By Dexter Van Zile It’s funny what an embarrassing interview on national television will do to a guy. When Heath Rada, the recently elected moderator of the Presbyterian…

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