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United Church of Canada’s Israeli boycott campaign called 'anti-semetic'

Tristin Hopper
05/12/13 11:37 PM ET
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@TristinHopperThe United Church of Canada’s newest Israeli boycott campaign, this
one targeted at consumer items manufactured in the West Bank, was
condemned this week as “nothing less than an assault on the Jewish
people,” by the Toronto-based Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center.
“The echoes of the past history of Church-sanctioned antisemitism
continue to grow stronger,” said Avi Benlolo, president of the Centre,
in a Tuesday statement that also accused the 500,000-strong church of
giving “tacit support for the hatred and terror” against the Jewish
state.
The boycott in question, Unsettling Goods,
urges church members to av

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Added: Dec-16-2013 Occurred On: Dec-16-2013
By: Catalytic
In:
Politics
Tags: Israel, Jews, anti-semetic
Location: Israel (load item map)
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