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Methodists Vote Against Ending Investments Tied to Israel
by Laurie Goodstein - New York Times, May 2, 2012
Justice Requires Action to Stop Subjugation of Palestinians
By Desmond Tutu - Tampa Bay Times, May 1, 2012
Ending the Occupation
By Michael Berg, Hala Abdelaziz, Sandra Tamari - The Tampa Tribune, May 1, 2012
A Methodist and A Jew Walk Into the Tampa Convention Center In Support of Divestment
By Ariel Vegosen - Jewschool, Apr 25, 2012
’60 Minutes’ report boosts divestment proponents at Methodist church convention
by Alex Kane - Mondoweiss, Apr 25, 2012
Message to Methodists: ‘Vote for Divestment. Vote for Human Rights.’
By Adam Horowitz - Mondoweiss, Apr 25, 2012
Divestment will help ease Palestinian suffering
By Michael Berg, Hala Abdelaziz and Sandra Tamari - Tampa Bay Times, Apr 24, 2012
'Throw Their Dirty, Filthy Ships Out of the Water!'
By James M. Wall - Salem-News.com, Apr 24, 2012
A Letter To The Methodists In Support Of Divestment
By Philip Weiss - Mondoweiss, Apr 24, 2012
by Anna Baltzer - US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, January 26, 2012