Tuesday, March 15, 2005

EVANGELICAL CONNECTION - Israel and her friends!

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, president of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, says liberal, mainline Protestant churches are no longer allies of the Jewish people. But Evangelicals offer love for Israel "without limits and without conditions" -- and they deserve the thanks and cooperation of Jews around the world.

Last year, the Presbyterian Church USA voted to divest from companies doing business with Israel and profit from Israeli presence in the West Bank and Gaza. Recently, leaders of the World Council of Churches urged its members to look to the PCUSA as a model for divestment, saying the denomination's actions "commendable in both method and manner, uses criteria rooted in faith, and calls members to do the 'things that make for peace' (Luke 19:42)."

So reports Agape Press ...

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