Ottawa (Aug 17, 2012)- “Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) congratulates the United Church of Canada for finalizing its decision to boycott goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem,” says Sid Shniad, the group’s spokesperson.
“Facing charges of bias and anti-Semitism for even considering such action, Church members assembled at [...] Read more →
United Church of Canada members affirm resolution to boycott Israeli settlement products
Following recent, high-profile announcements by the Presbyterian and Methodistchurches in the United States to boycott products made in illegal Israeli settlement colonies in the West Bank, members of the United Church of Canada this week affirmed a similar boycott resolution at their annual General Conference, to be voted [...] Read more →
I have enjoyed spending time with members of the United Church of Canada these past few days. Your devotion and commitment to peace and justice is a beautiful witness to your faith. I am writing you to encourage you accept the full report of the ME Committee [...] Read more →
In the midst of the divestment debate at the Presbyterian General Assembly, Huffington Post ran an article full of Israel lobby propaganda against divestment, including the suggestion that the Presbyterian Church is anti-Semitic. The article, “Presbyterians: Help Prevent Injustice Against Israel,” by Jonathan Miller, harshly condemned the church for considering divestment [...] Read more →