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[The following letter is from a Presbyterian minister in Huntington, NY, who thanked the JAT team member who launched the petition protesting the anti-Israel actions of the Presbyterian Church USA leadership. It is published here with permission of the author.]
Thank you for getting the petition started, and providing an opportunity to respond to the GA's action.
I am Pastor of Old First PC, Huntington, NY, Presbytery of Long Island. Apart from principled opposition to this action, which ought to claim people of conscience in all places, this matter brings particular dishonor and difficulty to the church in places like here, with large Jewish populations. It threatens to subvert decades of faithful, thoughtful, treasured partnerships with Jewish brothers and sisters.
Richard D. Raum
Minister of the Old First Presbyterian Church