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  • Jewish groups pull out of interfaith dialogue over Protestants’ letter to Congress

    October 17, 2012 | 9:43 am

    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.

    “While we remain committed to continuing our dialogue and our collaboration on the many issues...

  • Protestant churches’ letter on Israel straining ties with Jews

    October 16, 2012 | 11:19 am

    When 15 prominent American Protestant leaders sent a letter to Congress last week calling for an investigation and possible suspension of U.S. aid to Israel, at least one outcome was certain: The Jews wouldn’t like it.

    Already, one major American Jewish group has canceled its...

  • Sucker Punched on Divestment

    By James D. Besser

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Jewish groups were sucker punched last week when the United Church of Christ (UCC) abandoned a carefully crafted compromise and instead voted to support "divestment" from Israel.

    Some outraged Jewish leaders publicly suggested anti-Semitism as a motive. Others were uncomfortable...

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