Below is an excerpt. In his full speech he pointed out, among other issues, that war in Afghanistan and Iraq caused destruction and instability – not peace and stability. He stated that the turbulence in the Middle East will not help the world or ‘super- powers’. He also talked about the plight of the Palestinians . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech at the United Nations
The United Church is critical of Israel and the treatment/ plight of Palestinians. Spokesperson Sid Shniad of Independent Jewish Voices has some interesting points of view. Rabbi Reuben Poupko defends Israel’s position. You be the judge.
I believe the United Church is showing courage and fairness to pass such a resolution. More organizations in . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Canadian United Church’s resolution on Israel/Palestinian situation