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July 11, 2012 9:17 am

British Jews “Dismayed” With Church of England

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Sir Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the UK. Photo: Cooperniall.

Ynet – The representative organization of British Jewry – the Board of Deputies – said it was “dismayed” by this week’s decision by the Church of England’s Synod to pass a motion endorsing the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), which sends “internationals” to the West Bank to “experience life under occupation.”

The Board of Deputies criticized what it called a decision to “promote an inflammatory and partisan program at the expense of its interfaith relations, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

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