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  • Support of Israel wanes among younger evangelicals

    by Bob Smietana, posted Monday, December 04, 2017 (10 months ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Older American evangelicals love Israel, but many younger evangelicals simply don't care, according to a new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.

    Three-quarters (77 percent) of evangelicals 65 and older say they support the existence, security and prosperity of Israel. That drops to 58 percent among younger evangelicals, those 18 to 34.

    Four in 10 younger evangelicals (41 percent) have no strong views about Israel. Read More

  • Trump noncommittal to two-state Mideast solution

    by Tom Strode, posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 (one year ago)

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    WASHINGTON (BP) -- President Trump appeared to back off support for a two-state solution in the Middle East Wednesday (Feb. 15), with some Southern Baptists voicing different perspectives on relations between Israelis and Palestinians.

    The United States has officially supported separate Jewish and Palestinian states for 15 years but Trump called that stance into question at a joint White House news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read More