web analytics
October 2, 2014 / 8 Tishri, 5775
At a Glance
InDepth
Sponsored Post
Meir Panim with Soldiers 5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.



Home » InDepth » Op-Eds »

Some Good News About the Presbyterian Church’s Anti-Israel Vote

In 20 years it won't matter what the Presbyterians thought or whom they pretended to love.
The median age of Presbyterians is 63.

The median age of Presbyterians is 63.

The Presbyterians are so worried about profiting from businesses that make money by helping Jews avoid being murdered that the Presbyterian Church voted to divest from three American companies.

Of course, Sunnis are shechting Shiites all over the planet, both of them are swimming in the blood of their own daughters anesthesia-free genital mutilation, and gays in Iran are being hung upside down from construction cranes — but at least the Presbyterians are staying focused on what really matters in the world. So that’s one piece of good news.

And of course, the Presbyterian church made clear that it’s divested from businesses that make money helping Jews defend themselves out of “love” for the Jews and a commitment to interfaith dialogue. So that should definitely make us all feel a lot better.

But I noticed some other, even better news today about the Presbyterian church: the median age of people in the Presbyterian church is 63.

The median age for people in the United States is 36.8.  About 90% of Presbyterians are white; the median age for non-Hispanic whites is 42.3

The median age for Jews is 42 (essentially the same as for all non-Hispanic whites). Only 19% of Jews are 65 or over. And the median age for Orthodox Jewish adults is 40; for Jews overall, including those chochems who say they are Jews of no religion and those who are married to non-Jews, it’s 50.

So the good news is that the Presbyterians are actually disappearians. In 20 years they won’t even be herians and it won’t matter what they think, or thought, or whom they pretended to “love” or what they felt the need to divest from in order to remain the noble folks they are — or were.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

27 Responses to “Some Good News About the Presbyterian Church’s Anti-Israel Vote”

  1. Rick Fortner says:

    Cool ,they are a false religion anyway

  2. Miriam Riley says:

    News to me, I didn't think there was any left. Haven't heard from them in over 30 years and all the churches I use to see have been shut down for at least 15 years. So them and that dino fish… Coelacanths.

  3. Anyway, belief in their "lord and savior" will soon be forgotten at the rate Muslims are taking over and imposing their beliefs.

  4. Harry Lewis says:

    Demographics is destiny. The Presbyterian Church is aging because Presbyterian kids don't stay with the church. The church has a corporate governance system that ignores congregants in favor of professional (paid) Christians.

  5. Stu Katz says:

    They cannot read or comprehend their own Bible, much less understand why Jews must be in the Land God chose us to inhabit. It is called Revelations…What hypocrites.

  6. Adam Auach says:

    You are wrong I love this article but they might uhh I mean will use this as the next al-durrah style Blood Libel, in this case "success", and these 21 million dollars ill be more important than a trillion. We kno that Lebanese billionaire Slim invested more than that in Israel and he is Lebanese, without even a story in the press, we have to realize the press is antsemitic, in real provable terms, and we live in scary times (because Jews are sleeping). Also isn't this vote anti-American right after a recession 3 of America's most important inovative companies?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!!?!?!?!??!

  7. Paula Martin says:

    How sad that they don't support GOD's people and yet they support gay marriage which is totally ungodly! . I do believe however that some have broken away from the main church bc of these issues… Thank goodness not all believe this way.

  8. Dick Fincher says:

    I am Presbyterian, 58 years old, and a friend to Israel. I do not approve of this vote, nor of the sanctioning of same gender marriage in our church. I made my voice heard yesterday at church, and again in letters to my men's study group and to the Presbyterian General Assembly. When you couple the move toward anti-Israelism within the evangelical church with the flood of homosexual acceptance, the overwhelming embracing of mysticism (i.e., contemplative) and welcoming of Catholicism, and a growing hostility toward biblical Christians, it becomes plain to see that the stage is being set to form a one-world harlot “church” of which the Bible speaks.In my church, my religion, we are entering the "end times," of which the Bible speaks. Psalm 122:6
    "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee."

  9. The Sovereign LORD God has even this small group of people in His hand, and if their extinction is the only way to remove their error from the land, so be it! The fact that the vote margin was so slim does tell us that many of their number recognize the error. /we need to pray for them.

  10. Chaiya Eitan says:

    Thank you, Mr. Fincher! How many others like you are there?

  11. Run Guo says:

    Anti Israel means anti God.

  12. Donna Hambright Glatt says:

    And the Catholic church is growing because Catholics will never change their teachings on biblical truths,,and they have their little organizationa
    Like ..Call To Action..trying… They are facing excommunication..

  13. Dick Fincher says:

    Chaiya Eitan I can only tell you that in my church, many were concerned with both recent"votes." I intend to continue to write the General Assembly and inform them of my concern and request that they supply logic for their actions.

  14. Shirley Ford says:

    STAND WITH ISRAEL.THE RIGHT THING TO DO

  15. Patricia Finnegan says:

    G-d bless you, Mr Fincher! Keep up the Good Fight for Israel.

  16. I had been going to a Presbyterian Church until I heard from David Horowitz that it had divested. I wrote a letter to the pastor quoting scripture on what happens to those who harm Israel, handed it to him and asked what he was going to do about it? He said he would continue to pastor his flock. I never went back.
    What an ignorant group of people…but they aren't the only ignorant in the world. But these things aren't made public, especially to the church members

  17. Anonymous says:

    thanks hang in there change those bums from within

  18. Steve Lester II says:

    catholics and biblical truths, what an interesting contradiction that sometimes is.

  19. PCUSA is fading fast.

  20. Steve Lester II says:

    Dick Fincher it would seem that the leadership of your branch of the church is not particularly representative, and neither are some of your fellow members.

    you should expose them for the fools they are and maybe even challenge them for leadership, changing from within by rescinding such motions and rejecting it next time it or anything similar is suggested.

  21. Donna Hambright Glatt says:

    Steve, just think what you may..its your brain, not mine

  22. Jeff Rosner says:

    Thanks for writing a direct, fact based non pc article.

  23. Good line. Their median age is 63, so the good news is that "the Presbyterians are actually disappearians. In 20 years they won’t even be herians…"

  24. Just bought Caterpillar stock and wrote them to promise to sustain their deserved profits while telling my whole contact list to buy theirs as well as HP's stock. And also asked Israel to stop selling their cell phones, medical advances and security devices to the Church because, after all, tainted by Israeli smarts.

  25. Elana Rose Starr says:

    Thank you, sir.

  26. Beth Basa says:

    Yeah.. soon enough they will disappearians!

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Colin H. Kahl, VP Joe Biden's new national security adviser.
Biden’s New NSA Chief Mocked Israeli Nuke Fears
Latest Indepth Stories

There is not even a hint of recognition that Hamas deliberately fires rockets at civilian targets in Israel while storing arms and rocket launchers among its own civilians in Gaza.

No one with any sanity would dream of rationalizing or justifying the depredations perpetrated on the Arab world by ISIS.

With $2 billion on hand the Islamic State is an extremely well-funded terrorist group that may pose a major international crisis for the U.S. and the world. Learn about their rise to power and the toll they’ve taken thus far.

In the recent Gaza war and its aftermath, we saw a totally illogical reaction from the world.

A., a teacher: “I do not know a single Gazan who is pro-Hamas at the moment, except for those on its payroll.”

Is the global community clear in its response to these extremist groups?

Like our fabled character, Don Quixote, President Obama has constantly spawned his own reality.

Boroujerdi was informed that “the pressures and tortures will increase until he has been destroyed.”

Fatah: Hamas stole relief aid for Gaza and distributed it amongst its followers in mosques.

Can teenagers seriously be expected to behave properly when they are surrounded by so much suggestive material? Is it fair to expose them (and ourselves) to so much temptation and then tell them, “Just say no”?

Washington remains ignorant of the need to dismantle alliances with various Muslim countries.

Defeating IS requires bombing its strongholds and recognizing the violent nature of Islam.

Abbas again used the UN to attack Israel, distort history, and undermine prospects for peace.

Israel and the Palestinian Authority cannot even agree to move their clocks back on the same day.

More Articles from Louie V. Yadua
Demonstrator holds ISIS flag on the ancient plaza of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.

Value of IS: It enables people to see the place to which all other Islamist fascism is headed.

Economics Minister and Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett

Because let’s face it: Hamas obviously can’t defeat the IDF in the field, soldier against soldier

We hit their missiles in mid-air with computer-guided projectiles invented and built by Jews’ between rounds of rigorous scientific education or yeshiva study.

In 20 years it won’t matter what the Presbyterians thought or whom they pretended to love.

Mayo Clinic study confirms health benefits of circumcision.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/some-good-news-about-the-presbyterian-churchs-anti-israel-vote/2014/06/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: