A Palestinian Christian, lights candles, in a morning Christmas mass at St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church, in the West Bank village of Burqin near Jenin city, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. The Evangelical Lutheran Church In America Voted recently became the 9th denomination To divest from Israel. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)

Evangelical Lutheran Church In America Becomes 9th Denomination To Divest From Israel

The church also passed a resolution demanding an end to U.S. aid to Israel until Israel halts construction on illegal settlements in occupied Palestine.