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Mar 19, 2019, 9:54 AM
Are CATC Activists Crypto-Straussians?
Listening to Mae Cannon, executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace, speak at the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference USA that took place in Oklahoma last October was a surreal experience. I was the only person sitting in...
Feb 14, 2019, 4:06 PM
My El Al Valentine
El Al Flight 1 from New York to Tel Aviv. I was in the window seat the last row of the plane, near the bathrooms and the work station for the flight attendants. The person in the aisle seat next...
Feb 6, 2019, 1:44 AM
What Did NGO Monitor Get Wrong? (Hint: Nothing!)
The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), which represents beleaguered Christian communities located in Muslim-majority countries throughout the region, recently came to the defense of the World Council of Churches, accusing an unnamed Zionist group of defaming the organization’s...
Jan 8, 2019, 10:44 PM
One Question for the United Church of Christ
In 2015, the United Church of Christ’s General Synod approved a resolution (by a vote of 508 to 124) to divest from companies that do business with Israel’s defense establishment. Included in the resolution was a call to boycott...
Nov 12, 2018, 9:02 PM
The Taboo Is Gone — Thanks to the ‘Peacemakers’
In March 1943, the Independent Jewish Press Service published an editorial that took leaders of American Jewish organizations to task for not playing it straight with rank-and-file Jews in the US about their inability to get American policy makers...
Aug 28, 2018, 10:37 PM
Why Was Harris the First? Will There Be Others?
By now you’d have to be living under a rock not to know that Episcopal Bishop Gayle Harris from Massachusetts has apologized for broadcasting unverified atrocity stories about Israel to her fellow bishops at her church’s General Convention in...
May 9, 2018, 2:27 AM
Hijacking the Titanic
'Presbyterian' has become synonymous with Jew-hatred and unreasonable hostility toward Israel for good reason
Apr 16, 2018, 10:46 PM
Israel as the UCC’s Disconfirming Other
The United Church of Christ is not supposed to do this stuff, and yet it does. By “this stuff” I mean using the Jewish state as a symbol for all that is bad and evil in the world. By “this stuff”...
Apr 5, 2018, 11:31 PM
Don’t be fooled: Hamas is losing
Attention-seeking demonstrations to prove the terror group's relevance do no more than generate headlines
Mar 16, 2018, 10:48 PM
It Could Have Been Otherwise
For more than a decade, the Presbyterian Church (USA), a shrinking Protestant denomination headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has engaged in a persistent and intentional campaign of Jew-baiting. The people in the pews are not directly responsible for this campaign,...
Dexter Van Zile is Christian Media Analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America.