From the Pews: The Presbyterian divestment votes doesn’t look like harmless nonviolent protest from Israel.
This article originally appeared in the Forward, June 25, 2014. Reproduced from there by permission of the Forward.
— by Jane Eisner
In a hotel ballroom in Jerusalem jammed with journalists from all over the Jewish world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a rambling speech that covered everything from Iran’s nuclear ambitions to an Israeli cow that he claims produces more milk than any other cow in the world. Really.
But I want to focus on his riff about the Presbyterians.