Presbyterian General Assembly

Jewish-Presbyterian Split Widens Over Israel Letter

10/18/2012

 

Jewish groups pulled out of an upcoming meeting with Protestant colleagues over a letter from Christian leaders to congressmen calling for a possible suspension of U.S. aid to Israel.

Time To Prove Two-State Solution Isn’t Just Rhetoric

07/18/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

At 7:30 am on a recent Sunday, I spoke to more than 100 Presbyterians at their General Assembly in Pittsburgh.  I was one of two Jewish voices opposing their divestment resolution.  I had been urged to attend by colleagues in the organized Jewish community.  My voice, I was told, would be particularly helpful because of my work at J Street, advocating for a two-state solution.  

Rachel Lerner
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