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Presbyterian Divestment Israel

Presbyterian Church Fights

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

I think we need to accept the fact that we are going to have disagreements, just as the people of Jerusalem did. So, how does Jesus guide us through these church fights? How does he want us to approach the tough issues of marriage and peace in the Middle East?

Using Tragedy to Change the Narrative

Nida Khan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Nida Khan

Until the inhumane treatment of Palestinians is ended, Netanyahu cannot play the victim no matter how hard he may try to spin a situation -- even when he disgustingly uses the deaths of innocent teenagers to do so.

Why Proposed Presbyterian Divestment From Israel Is Wrong

Jeanne Bishop | Posted 08.10.2014 | Religion
Jeanne Bishop

I believe in divestment, where appropriate. Threatening to pull our money out of corporations doing business in certain parts of the world can be a good idea, if done in the right place and for the right reasons. Divestment is a terrible idea for Israel.

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...

Targeted Boycotts and Divestments Are Pro-Israel

Michael Zigmond | Posted 09.11.2012 | World
Michael Zigmond

At the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA, the commissioners emphasized the importance of alleviating suffering through the establishment of a just, peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- a profoundly pro-Israeli position.

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...