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Israel Divestment

In Israel's Hour of Need, Neocons Want to Divest

Rabbi Jack Moline | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Jack Moline

NJDC rejects the notion that the United States should divest itself of investments in Israel's security. Israel is one of the very few places where Democrats find common ground with Republicans these days, and that agreement is good for our country, good for our community and good for Israel.

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterian Church Makes Controversial Move Against Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

The largest U.S. Presbyterian church narrowly voted Friday to divest from three multinational corporations that it said supply Israel with products th...

Presbyterian General Assembly Biennial Meeting: My Message on Israel and Palestine

Desmond Tutu | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion
Desmond Tutu

The sustainability of Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people has always been dependent on its ability to deliver justice to the Palestinians. We learned in South Africa that the only way to end apartheid peacefully was to force the powerful to the table through economic pressure.

Jaweed Kaleem

United Methodist Church Makes Major Move On Divestment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.12.2014 | Religion

A United Methodist Church fund is divesting from a multinational security firm that activists have criticized for its work in Israel and the Palestini...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterian Church's Next Move Could Be A Tipping Point In The Israeli Divestment Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

When thousands of leaders of the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination meet this week for the church's biennial General Assembly, they'll pore th...

ADL Pulls Out Of Jewish-Christian Dialogue Over Israel

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) The Anti-Defamation League said Thursday (Oct. 11) it has withdrawn from an Oct. 22 U.S. Jewish-Christian interfaith meeting to protes...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Take Controversial Stand On Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.06.2012 | Religion

Members of the largest U.S. Presbyterian denomination rejected a controversial proposal Thursday night to divest millions of dollars of investments in...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Gear Up For Gay Marriage, Divestment Debates

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

When thousands of members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) convene in Pittsburgh this week for their denomination's biennial gathering, they will deba...

Jaweed Kaleem

Major Churches Consider Divesting From Select Businesses In Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion

A major body within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted Friday to recommend that the church vote to stop investing in three companies "until they h...