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May 9, 2016 3:02 pm

Hillary Clinton Says She Opposes BDS Movement in Letter to Jewish Leaders

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Hillary Clinton, pictured, said "We need to make countering BDS a priority." Photo: Gage Skimdore via Wikimedia Commons.

Hillary Clinton, pictured, said, “We need to make countering BDS a priority.” Photo: Gage Skimdore via Wikimedia Commons.

On the eve of her religious denomination’s quadrennial meeting, Hillary Clinton wrote a letter to Jewish agency heads saying she opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement targeting Israel, which the meeting will consider.

“I believe that BDS seeks to punish Israel and dictate how the Israelis and Palestinians should resolve the core issues of their conflict. This is not the path to peace,” Clinton wrote in a letter Monday (May 9) to David Sherman, chair of the Israel Action Network, and Susan K. Stern, vice chair of the Jewish Federations of North America.

Read full story at Religious News Service.

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