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Arab-Israel conflict

Presbyterian leader to speak on Israel-Palestine in White House meeting

The Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, Associate Director for Advocacy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), will be speaking to Thursday’s meeting of the White House Office of Faith-Based  and Neighborhood Partnerships at the invitation of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) about the current conflict between Israel and Palestinians.

General Assembly mourns, advocates for Palestinians in Gaza

At the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) one of the Middle East resolutions that was approved in record time was a Commissioners Resolution (12-10) “On Gaza Violence,” expressing “profound grief and sorrow for the families of all Palestinians killed in the Great March of Return protests at the Gaza border.”