About: Dexter Van Zile

Dexter Van Zile has served as the Christian Media Analyst for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) since 2006.

In his work at CAMERA, Van Zile written extensively about how Christian churches and para-church organizations have responded to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Van Zile has also worked tirelessly to publicize the suffering of Christians in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East. His writings have appeared in a number of outlets including The Boston Globe, The Jerusalem Post, The Algemeiner, PJMedia and The Jewish Political Studies Review. He has published a collection of articles under the title of Submitted Under Protest: Essays Written in Defense of Western Freedom.

Van Zile, a former Peace Corps volunteer, received a BA in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound and an MA in political science and environmental studies from Western Washington University.

He is a Massachusetts native.

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Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly Assails Israel and Abandons Christians in Middle East

Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/28/2016 at 1:30pm

Last week, the Presbyterian Church USA, a liberal Protestant denomination with approximately 1.5 million members, held its General Assembly in Portland, Oregon. The assembly, which takes place every even-numbered year, is a regular scene of controversy over the church’s stance on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The fighting began in 2004 when the...


BDS is an Assault on Diaspora Jewry and American Civil Society

Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 11:30am 6/8/2016 at 11:30am

For the past decade, anti-Israel activists in the United States and Europe have called on pension funds, universities and churches to sell their stock in companies that do business with Israel, particularly its defense establishment. They have also called for people and governments to boycott Israel, its products and services.

It’s part...