How stupid and self-defeating, to divest from three of the most profitable companies in the world. I spit on the Presbyterian Church. The very close vote shows that at least almost half of them are still capable of rational thought. Maybe they will split off and form a new church.
And the Presbyterians are saying what about the murder of Christians within the Islamic world? And the Jews supporting BDS say what about Arab anti-Semitism and the call to exterminate Jews? Let them live in Gaza and see how much they will be loved.
Comment by Dennis R. Laffer — June 22, 2014 @ 1:10 AM
Not all protestant churches, I agree, the United Church of Canada, the Presbyterian, the roman catholic all speak with forked tonque. Shalom and G-d bless
Comment by Sientje Seinen — June 22, 2014 @ 1:19 AM
so why bother letting these Christians visit Israel and being taught and employed by Jews?
If that Christian Church wants to divest,they should just stop buying and usin anything from Israel or invented in Israel.. Don't use a computer with a Intel chip,Don't let your Doctor order an MRI on you,Don't use your smart phone Especially take the sim card out of your phone,don't use soaker hoses or drip irrigation in your garden. Buy brand name drugs to avoid the cheap high quality generics made by the biggest generic drug Co (Israeli), Demand that us military stop using Drones( Invented in Israel) Go back to living in a cave ,that way you don't have to worry about helping the Jewish state.
Most BDS advocates are flat out antisemites who want to destroy Israel. That includes many Chrisntian churches. They never protest about the persecution of their fellow Christians in the Arab world where they are frequently murdered just because they are Christians. "It's OK they Arabs aren't Jews." "To H-ll with worrying about the persecution of the Coptic Christians in Egypt, lets go after the Jewish country." . Does any of this BDS by a Christian orgaization bother you? We went from being " Christ Killers "to being unfair to the Palestinians. Any cause will do
I wonder of the Presbyterian has divested from the companies that sell arms to the Palestinians? I wonder if they are boycotting all the companies in countries that sell and resell arms to the Palestinians or is it just a Jewish thing? If the were serious they would boycott all companies that sell arms directly or indirectly to the Palestinians!
The BDS movement will not bring down Israel. It has survived wars, terrorism and economic crises. The BDS movement is a disgrace and it must be continue to be targeted by Israel to expose its real agenda.