Naim Ateek

      Time to Bring Anti-Zionist Anachronisms to An End

      Despite Mitri Raheb's assertions to the contrary, Jesus was not a Palestinian. Jesus was born in Bethlehem and grew up in Nazareth, two towns in Judea, preached in Galilee (an area inhabited by the Israelite tribe of Naphtali), and taught in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. None of these areas were called Palestine until long after Jesus’s crucifixion.

      CAMERA Letter in Los Angeles Times on Sabeel

      The letter points out that "If Rev. Dr. Ateek's [left] approach to peacemaking is 'theologically correct,' as he asserts, then we must be living in the Middle Ages."

      Sabeel’s Demonizing Liturgy

      Sabeel's “Contemporary Way of the Cross” turns a dishonest narrative about the Arab-Israeli conflict into an object of religious devotion.

      Boston’s Old South Church Welcomes Sabeel

      Boston's Old South Church is renting its worship space to Sabeel, an organization that traffics in anti-Judaic imagery and supports a one-state solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

      Arab Christian Groups Villify Israel

      Palestinian Christian leaders are offering a distorted narrative of the recent round of fighting between Israel and its adversaries, Hamas and Hezbollah, demonstrating once again their propensity to denigrate the Jewish homeland to Western audiences.