United Church of Christ Anti-Israel Extremism

On June 30, 2015, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ voted to single out Israel for an economic and propaganda war.  Ignoring the violent state of affairs in an unstable region, the plague of terrorist groups, and the victimization of millions of Christians and other minority groups, the UCC elected to boycott Israel, the only functioning democracy in the Middle East.  Giving a pass to Hamas rockets aimed at Israeli children and the prohibition of any Jews to enter Palestinian-controlled territory, the UCC jumped on the bandwagon of slander to demonize Israel. Deletion and Replacement of Jews The vote was reached after a one-sided diatribe against Israel by Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, a Lutheran pastor from Bethlehem. Raheb has a long history of Israel animus and religious extremism. He denies all Jewish rights to any part of Israel. In 2010, Raheb told an audience at the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference in Bethlehem, ”Israel represents Rome of...(Read Full Article)

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