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Presbyterians won't divest in Israel

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The Huffington Post is reporting that Presbyterians Reject Divestment Related To Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Members of the largest U.S. Presbyterian denomination rejected a controversial proposal Thursday night to divest millions of dollars of investments in companies that many members have said are profiting from death and destruction in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Members of the 1.9-million member Presbyterian Church (USA) instead voted to pursue "positive investment" in the region through companies and efforts they said would promote peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

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