Presbyterians at their General Assembly passed several resolutions aimed to pressure Israel to leave territories it has occupied since its 1967 war with neighboring states.
Jewish leaders are frustrated with the Israeli government's backtracking from its commitment to create a government-funded egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.
NCR Today: A 1968 essay warned of an existential threat to Israel, from within Israel itself, namely its new occupation of lands conquered in the 1967 war.
United Methodists, voting at their General Conference, have called on their church's mission agency to withdraw from the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
NCR Today: Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan undoubtedly played a role in moving the Catholic church to a more active witness for peace and justice.
NCR Today: The matter in which National Public Radio edited a recent "All Things Considered" segment arouses concern.
NCR Today: Pope offers prayers for Brussels; Conservative Catholics endorse Cruz; Dawning of Easter; Gallup diocese bankruptcy settles for $21 million
NCR Today: As Obama's presidency is in its final year, his foreign policy strategy has become apparent; he is a sober realist.
NCR Today: When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the un-statesmanlike Donald Trump displays the sensitivities of a true statesman.
NCR Today: Congress has launched a bipartisan effort in support of Israel's colonization of occupied Palestinian territory in the West Bank and greater East Jerusalem.