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  • The Presbyterian Church has been hijacked by anti-Israel activists

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Since 2004, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has engaged in a biennial ritual of obsessive, relentless anti-Israel demonization. The church’s upcoming General Assembly in St. Louis will be no exception. Multiple mainline Protestant denominations have considered anti-Israel resolutions and initiatives. However, no denomination is more clearly associated with anti-Israelism than the Presbyterian…

  • Op-Ed: 50 years on, how Nostra Aetate has transformed Jewish-Catholic relations

    The landmark Vatican document rejected the charge of collective Jewish responsibility killing Christ and inaugurated a half-century of dialogue between the two faiths.

  • Op-Ed: Presbyterians, BDS and Israel — here we go again

    Jews and Presbyterians should not let divestment activists drive a wedge between the two communities, writes Rabbi Noam E. Marans of the American Jewish Committee.

  • Op-Ed: Christians’ letter is an unworthy tactic

    New tactics that ultimately are not about peacemaking but are about demonizing Israel — like the letter from some American Christian leaders to Congress — will not bring the peace that Israelis and Palestinians so much desire, writes the director of interreligious and intergroup relations for the American Jewish Committee.

  • Op-Ed: Oppose church divestment from Israel

    Jews should talk with their liberal Protestant friends about the dangers posed by efforts within their churches to demonize Israel, an American Jewish Committee official writes.

  • Op-Ed: Challenges facing the Vatican’s Jewish point man

    Cardinal Kurt Koch, the Vatican’s key representative to Jews, in his first visit to New York has an opportunity together with Jewish leaders to reflect on the state of Catholic-Jewish relations and aspirations for the future , writes the American Jewish Committee’s director of interreligious and intergroup relations.

  • Op-Ed: Kristallnacht in Munich, then and now

    Kristallnacht came early to Munich in 1938, but seven decades later a Jewish community has reinvented itself, with allegiance to the past and promise for the future, an American Jewish Committee official writes.