In this whole analysis, what was not considered is the main reason for the Protestant church positions. It's the OCCUPATION STUPID. No matter how much the American Jewish Community try to run around it, the occupation is the main reason for the Churches' position. It is Israeli persistence to do all that it can against UN resolutions, international law and simple human decency that has prompted the reaction of the Protestant community. It is the failure of Israel to take up the opportunity of really negotiating with the Palestinians in good faith, the failure to take up the Arab Peace Initiative, and using American weapons to enforce a separatist Jews Only Apartheid regime are the main reasons that bring into question the American - Israeli relations.
from the article: Heading toward an irreparable rift between U.S. Jews and Protestants