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July 25, 2016 2:18 pm

Knesset Welcomes Christian Support for Jewish State in Fight Against BDS

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A pro-BDS rally.  Israeli lawmakers and other supporters of Israel gathered on Monday to discuss how to defeat the BDS movement. Photo: Claudia Gabriela Marques Vieira via Wikimedia Commons.

A pro-BDS rally. Israeli lawmakers and other supporters of Israel gathered on Monday to discuss how to defeat the BDS movement. Photo: Claudia Gabriela Marques Vieira via Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – At an event on Monday coordinated by two parliamentary groups within the Israeli Knesset, the Christian Allies Caucus and the Delegitimization Caucus, Israeli lawmakers and other supporters of Israel gathered to discuss how to defeat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The event was also held to thank the Israeli-Christian community for its support of the Jewish state.

The two caucuses have supported “Defeat BDS,” a campaign that has helped pass anti-BDS legislation in 12 US states.

“The Delegitimization Caucus is here to fight the threats that generations and generations have brought against us, but the Christian supporters are her because they realize it’s God that has defended Israel and delivered us from their hands,” said Josh Reinstein, director of the Christian Allies Caucus.

“We seem to take things for granted. Your friendship is not something to take for granted. We should never take it for granted,” Member of Knesset Yehudah Glick told Christian attendees of Monday’s Knesset event, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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