Christian Action for Israel

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Christian Action for Israel is a Christian Zionist group based in Geneva[1] with the stated aim to counter anti-semitism and anti-Israel misinformation, expose what is sees as the prevailing Anti-Israel bias in mainstream media, expose and counter Holocaust denial, and to support just Jewish causes.[2]

In 1975 a South African branch of Christian Action for Israel was founded[3] in Cape Town by the late Basil Jacobs, a steel merchant and devout Christian, Claude Duvernoy, a French Presbyterian Minister living in Jerusalem.[4] In the years 1991–2000 the South African chapter was headed by Malcolm Hedding, a South African-born anti-apartheid activist and evangelical minister.[5]


  1. ^ Jewish Affairs, Volume 30. South African Jewish Board of Deputies, 1975
  2. ^ Christian Organizations that Support Israel Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Christianity in South Africa: A Political, Social, and Cultural History By Richard Elphick, T. R. H. Davenport. ISBN 978-0-520-20940-4. p. 284
  4. ^ Christian attitudes on Jews and Judaism, Issues 40–54, Institute of Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress, p. 1
  5. ^ Malcolm Hedding[permanent dead link]