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Presbyterian Church to Call for Disinvestment in Israel-Related Firms

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The Presbyterian News Service reports that a panel within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) passed a resolution on Friday calling for voting on disinvestment in multi-national companies that profit from non-peaceful activities in Israel-Palestine.

The General Assembly Mission Council recommended that the PC(USA) General Assembly, whose biennial meeting is scheduled for late June and early July in Pittsburgh, vote to pull out investments in three companies – Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions and Hewlett-Packard – “until they have ceased profiting from non-peaceful activities in Israel-Palestine,”.

Yori Yanover

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.

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