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Faith Communities and Boycott, Divestment, & Sanctions: What's it all About?

Rabbi Alissa Wise speaks about the role of faith communities in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Additional guests discuss initiatives taken this year by the Presbyterian, Methodist, Quaker, and Episcopal churches and the U.S. responses to the Kairos Palestine document, released by prominent Palestinian Christian leaders calling on churches to adopt BDS.

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This talks features Jewish Voice of Peace’s Rabbi Alissa Wise, who speaks about the role of faith communities in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Additional guests discuss initiatives taken this year by the Presbyterian, Methodist, Quaker, and Episcopal churches and the U.S. responses to the Kairos Palestine document, released by prominent Palestinian Christian leaders calling on churches to adopt BDS. Local community speakers include: Jennifer Bing (Quaker); Pauline Coffman (Presbyterian); Cotton Fite (Episcopal); Marti Scott (Methodist); Sami Kishawi (American Muslims for Palestine); and Don Wagner (Friends of Sabeel).

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Recorded Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Grace Place Sanctuary.

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