Political Activist: ‘Blacks Must Continue to Support Israel’

Political activist Star Parker (Facebook)

Political activist Star Parker (Facebook)



Shawn A. Akers
Charisma News

The Daily Mail of the United Kingdom reported recently that the White House sent a message to members of the Black Caucus to “skip” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on March 3. Syndicated columnist, author and conservative political activist Star Parker says this “sends a powerful message to Americans—especially the black community—that being black requires opposition to Israel.

“Members of the Black Caucus have agreed to make a spectacle out of Israel and walk out of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech,” Parker said. “We must not let this happen. We must show the media that the black community is NOT united with the president nor the Black Caucus…

…On Thursday, Parker plans to hold an emergency press conference with many black pastors whom she invited to Washington, D.C.

“In front of the media, we will stand firm with Israel,” Parker says. “And we will stand against the Black Caucus who want to try to speak for the black community.”…


Read the entire article at Charisma News

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Black pastors stood shoulder to shoulder and stood with Israel! At the same time, we made a statement that the black community does NOT stand with the Congressional Black Caucus nor the White House.


Black pastors urge CBC not to skip Netanyahu speech

…“And yes, black caucus, I’m saying you have gone against Israel when you decide to protest the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, from coming and speaking on the behalf of the nation of Israel,” Mr. Sanders said. “That is a slap in the face to the people of Israel, and not only that, it’s a slap in the face to God. And not only that, it’s also a slap in the face of all Bible-believing African-American people in this country.”

The Christian pastors, representing churches nationwide from California to New York, delivered an often fiery defense on behalf of the speech at Thursday’s press conference at the National Press Club, organized by the Center for Urban Renewal and Education…


Update: Netanyahu Turns Down Meeting With Senate Democrats

…“We offered the Prime Minister an opportunity to balance the politically divisive invitation from Speaker (John) Boehner with a private meeting with Democrats who are committed to keeping the bipartisan support of Israel strong,” Durbin said. “His refusal to meet is disappointing to those of us who have stood by Israel for decades.”…

Read the Prime Minister’s letter at the link.



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