|PREBYTERIAN BOYCOTT FAILS BY 2 VOTES|
By two votes, 333 to 331, the Presbyterian Church of the USA voted tonight not to adopt a motion to divest from 3 companies doing business in the Israeli occupation.
The church's General Assembly voted instead to adopt a minority report that calls for investment in the occupied Palestinian territories. This proposal was approved by a 369-290 vote.
The are other overtures regarding Israel/Palestine that will be considered tomorrow, including a call to boycott Israeli settlement goods.
The Israel/Palestine Mission Network (IPMN) of the Presbyterian Church (USA) issued the following statement:
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