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Church Group Considers Israel Divestment

posted on July 3, 2012

After the controversy around the Israeli army’s use of Caterpillar equipment, the Presbyterian Church (USA) will consider divesting from companies they find support Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. The decision will come at their general assembly this week, reports The Jewish Daily Forward’s Nathan Guttman. While he notes that the Presbyterian Church (USA) seems “determined to pass a resolution divesting funds,” the “Methodist Church recently rejected a divestment resolution, as did the Episcopal Church.” 

Read at The Forward