Sierra Club Cancels Trip to Israel After Accusations of “Greenwashing”

Jewish Journal
Aaron Bandler
March 15, 2022

The Progressive Zionists of California launched a petition urging people to inform The Sierra Club that “Israel is part of the solution” to climate change and that the issue can unite both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “To single out Israel—apparently due to pressure from a few outspoken anti-Israel activists—does nothing to further Sierra Club’s mission, alienates the vast majority of American Jews who support the State of Israel (and who are a core, enthusiastic part of Sierra Club’s constituency) nor will it help build peace in a region ravaged by decades of conflict,” the petition stated.

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