Scottish Church denies Israel’s right to exist

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A 5,000-word report on “the Promised Land“, prepared by the Church of Scotland ahead of its General Assembly claims that Jews have no religious or moral right to establish the so-called “Jewish State” in Holy Land due to their mistreatment of Native Muslim and Christian Palestinians.

The report concludes that Christians should not support exclusive Jewish claims to the land of Palestine or use the Bible to “settle contemporary conflicts over land”.

The pro-Israel Jewish groups have condemned the Church report for denying Israel’s right to exist. The Jewish Board of Deputies vice-president Jonathan Arkush said: “I am at a loss for words that the Church of Scotland should have delivered such a slap in the face to the Jewish community“.

In May 2012, Church’s General Assembly in Edinburgh, adopted a resolution urging the Church to lobby Zionist-occupied British government to “end inhumane blockade of Gaza and related…

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