Impassioned debate

Here is an update from today’s debate at the 41st General Council of the United Church of Canada. Click here and here.

See this commentary from last week (click here) from Stephen Scheinberg regarding the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs’ (CIJA) (which has succeeded the Canadian Jewish Congress) perspective on the United Church of Canada’s discussions.

For additional ecumenical activity on boycotting products from illegal Israeli settlements (i.e., Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories), see this international list (below). Thanks to the United Network for a Just Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI) for forwarding this info.

World Council of Churches – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here and here.

National Council of Churches in Australia – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here.

Presbyterian Church, USA – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here and here.

United Methodist Church, USA – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here.

Quakers, UK – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here.

Methodists, UK – Voted in support of boycotting settlement products. Click here.

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