Category Archives: Boycott of Israel

The Presbyterian Church and Divestment

There can be few left with any doubt about how the Presbyterian Church feels about Israel. In an article on their website giving the background to the Israel/Palestinian conflict, they state that “In the 1920s, when the Jewish National Fund … Continue reading

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Student Boycott of Israel

The following letter was sent by Dr.Denis MacEoin to the Edinburgh University Student Association and is reproduced with his kind permission. The Committee Edinburgh University Student Association May I be permitted to say a few words to members of the … Continue reading

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Ammiel Hirsch’s Response to Peter Beinart at the CCAR Convention

Reprinted with Permission (emphasis mine) Engaging With Israel: Challenges and Opportunities for American Jews Discussion with Peter Beinart at CCAR Convention, New Orleans March 30, 2011 By: Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Chevre: This feels really good. It … Continue reading

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Israel – A Nazi Apartheid State

Being anti-Israel is not in itself objectionable. But I’m not talking about ordinary criticism of Israel. I’m speaking of a hatred that permits itself no boundaries in the lies and myths it pours out. Thus, Israel is repeatedly referred to … Continue reading

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Israel – An Apartheid State

As you drive up Route 1 towards Jerusalem, the road divides into two. The left-hand lanes approaching the holy city are designated “for Jews only”. The right-hand lanes leading off the highway are signposted “Obligatory for non Jews”. Of course, … Continue reading

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Boycotting Israel

I didn’t know that Pete Seeger was still singing. As a song writer back in the 1960’s, he will be best remembered for songs such as “If I had a Hammer” and “Where have all the Flowers gone?” Now, at … Continue reading

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