The Jewish Reconstructionist Federation is among eight national Jewish agencies issuing an open letter this week to the United Methodist Church (UMC). The document, entitled "Thoughts on the Task of Peace Making in the Middle East: A Message to Our Methodist Friends,” offers talking points for the Jewish community and can be used as a leave-behind document for Methodists.
The full document is attached to this announcment and can be copied and disseminated.
Topics addressed are Shared Goals, Divestment, Troublesome UMC Materials on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, and Balance and Peace Making.
Participating agencies: American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, B'nai B'rith International, Hadassah, Jewish Council for Public Affairs, Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, Union for Reform Judaism, and United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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