John Wimberly

Presbyterian Group Calls For U.S. Aid Freeze

In recommendation before the Church’s General Assembly,
committee demands Israel end occupation and move separation wall to ’67 borders.

Staff Writer


A committee of the Presbyterian Church USA has recommended that the church call for freezing all U.S. aid to Israel until it halts all building in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, withdraws from the Occupied Territories and moves the separation barrier to the 1967 border.

Missionizing Jews Roils Presbyterians

Staff Writer
A national grassroots campaign by Presbyterians to stop the Presbyterian Church USA from funding missionizing efforts against Jews is gaining steam following a Jewish Week report revealing the secret initiative embedded in the struggling mainline Protestant denomination. The issue threatens to split the Presbyterian Church between conservative and liberal factions, which already are locked in a fierce struggle over gay ordination, leading church officials told The Jewish Week.
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