Jewish groups anticipate rupture after Presbyterians vote to divest as protest against Israel

June 21, 2014 8:48 PM

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Jewish groups anticipate rupture after Presbyterians vote to divest as protest against Israel

'Decision will undoubtedly have a devastating impact on relations between mainstream Jewish groups and the national Presbyterian Church,' says president of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.

Jewish groups predicted a rupture with Presbyterians in the wake of a close vote favoring divestment from three companies that deal with Israel’s security forces in the West Bank.

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