A Presbyterian group took out a full-page ad in The New York Times calling on fellow church members to oppose divestment from Israel.
Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson talks about how it felt to see Israel as a tangible landscape for the first time, what she thinks about BDS and how her trip will inform her future writing.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) removed the sale of an anti-Zionist tract from its website.
Does Presbyterian divestment smack of anti-Semitism, as Jane Eisner suggests? Elisheva Goldberg says the ‘double standard’ argument misses the point of the Church’s vote.
What do Presbyterians believe about Jews and Israel? The church’s divestment vote pushed Adam Rovner to investigate using Christian theology, Facebook and everything in between.
Seen from Israel, the Presbyterian vote on divestment seems unfair, hypocritical and — there’s no way around this — even anti-Semitic, Jane Eisner writes.
BDS advocates scored a big win as Presbyterians voted for divestment. With the peace talks dead, some trumpet boycotting Israel as the only path left to a two-state solution.
Jewish groups predicted a rupture with Presbyterians in the wake of a close vote favoring divestment from three companies that deal with Israel’s security forces in the West Bank.
The American Presbyterian church voted Friday by a slim 310-303 margin to divest itself of holdings in three companies accused of supporting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands.
A committee of the Presbyterian Church (USA) passed a resolution endorsing divestment from three U.S. companies that “profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands.”