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  • Sucker Punched on Divestment

    By James D. Besser

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Jewish groups were sucker punched last week when the United Church of Christ (UCC) abandoned a carefully crafted compromise and instead voted to support "divestment" from Israel.

    Some outraged Jewish leaders publicly suggested anti-Semitism as a motive. Others were uncomfortable...