Presbyterians Revise Israel Investing Policy

June 22, 2006 at 7:45 pm | Posted in Divestment, Israel | Leave a comment

(NY Times) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted yesterday to back off from a decision it made two years ago to pursue divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s involvement in the Palestinian territories.

Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/22/us/22divest.html?

The rise of antisemitism in the Green Party

March 30, 2006 at 12:16 pm | Posted in Divestment, political parties | Leave a comment

(from Progressive PA Politics http://www.progressivepapolitics.com/)

The Green Party was founded on progressive values, including respect for diversity. However, a growing crisis in the GP has put into question its commitment to those vaules and has raised questions about whether the party is anti-semitic.

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Exposé on Jewish role in US policy is disowned

March 30, 2006 at 9:41 am | Posted in Divestment, Israel | 1 Comment

(London Times) HARVARD UNIVERSITY is distancing itself from a report by one of its senior academics that accuses the Jewish lobby in America of subverting  US foreign policy in Israel’s interest.

Read more at http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,11069-2110150,00.html 

Georgetown Hosts Israel Divestment Forum

February 23, 2006 at 1:23 pm | Posted in Divestment | Leave a comment

(Baltimore Jewish Times) Speakers at the Palestine Solidarity Movement conference, held at Georgetown University, exhorted anti-Israel activists to enlist Jews in the effort to divest from Israel.

Read more at http://www.jewishtimes.com/News/5428.stm

The church’s cheap shot

February 13, 2006 at 3:15 pm | Posted in Divestment | Leave a comment

(Jerusalem Post) In September 2005, the Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group decided “not to recommend” disinvestment from Caterpillar Inc., the American manufacturer of giant bulldozers supplied to the Israel Defense Forces. The committee noted its decision was taken “particularly at the present time of political fluidity given Israel’s disengagement from Gaza.”

Read more at http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1139395399423

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