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US Presbyterian Church Considers Sanctions Against Israel

One of America’s oldest Protestant denominations is holding its biennial assembly this week, and high on the agenda is a proposal to divest from companies that do business with Israel. If approved, the Presbyterian Church USA would be the largest religious organization in the country to impose sanctions on Israel. During Sunday worship at the Western Presbyterian Church in Washington, interim pastor Beverly Dempsey offered a prayer for her Protestant denomination’s leaders gathering...

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