Presbyterians for Middle East Peace is dedicated to advancement of the two-state solution: a negotiated agreement that calls for two states,
Tragically, some of the initiatives put before past Presbyterian general assemblies have pointed us in the opposite direction. The denomination is petitioned continuously to condemn Israel as the sole party responsible for the conflict. We are asked to declare Israel an apartheid state, and urge church-affiliated investment funds to divest from American companies providing goods and services to Israel. These actions are not only wrong, they hinder our ability as a church to participate in a broad coalition for a just peace.
The American Jewish community has a deep and well-justified concern for
Prior to 2004, the PCUSA took some highly critical positions regarding