Black pastors slam Congressional Black Caucus plan to boycott Netanyahu
A group of prominent black pastors has slammed the Congressional Black Caucus
for its plan to boycott (I've heard that they actually plan to walk out during the speech) Prime Minister Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
“The thing to me that makes no sense is why the Congressional Black
Caucus has teamed up with this current administration against Israel,” said Pastor Dexter D. Sanders of the Rock Center for Transformation in Orlando, Florida.
“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
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