Lutheran leaders and peacemakers, including Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton have a tough time mentioning Hamas's misdeeds in their public statements about the suffering in Gaza.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The summer of 2009 proved to be a season of discontent for anti-Israel activists in North America.
The Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) passed a balanced resolution about the Arab-Israeli conflict that calls on Lutherans to learn about the perspectives of both Israelis and Palestinians.
ELCA Bishop Margaret Payne refuses to correct the record.
Rev. Margaret Payne, bishop of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in New England recently misinformed the listeners of Interfaith Voices about the facts on the ground in Israel and the West Bank.