The Church of Sweden's Unholy Spat Over Israel and Apartheid

A Swedish Jewish organization blasts the church’s decision, saying it cements its image as anti-Israel, while some of the church’s own bishops say it has a ‘one-sided fixation on Israel’

David Stavrou
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STOCKHOLM – A decision by the Church of Sweden last week calling on ecumenical organizations to investigate Israel as an apartheid state has been condemned by the country’s leading Jewish body and members of the church itself.

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