Today (October 11, 2018), an Israeli court is considering an appeal from Isabel Phiri, a senior official in the World Council of Churches (WCC) who was denied entry into Israel. NGO Monitor is providing the following essential background on WCC and its “flagship project” Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), which falls under Phiri’s “overall responsibility.”
Previous conferences in 2010 and 2012 advanced the Palestinian nationalist agenda within Evangelical Christian churches, while simultaneously reviving theological antisemitic themes such as replacement theology.
The revised report is the same tainted wine in a new bottle. Though some of the more hurtful language was removed from the main body of the report, much of its original offensive theology and ideology remains.
A Church of Scotland report that rejects the connection of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel is strongly influenced by Sabeel, the radical Palestinian-Christian organization.