Christian Issues

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.

Mae Cannon Promotes Islamist Organizations in Peacemaking Text

Mae Elise Cannon’s book promotes two Muslim organizations, one of which has ties to Palestinian terrorism and another of which has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization that has promoted Islamic extremism and anti-Israel bias throughout the world including the United States. The text also obscures the supersessionist hostility of Naim Ateek, one of the founding fathers of Palestinian Christian Liberation Theology (PCLT).

The New Danish Bible: A Fresh Perspective

Correspondence from the first week of June 2020 confirms the intent of the Danish Bible Society to make corrections in the next printing where, in the New Testament, Israel refers to the geographical land. Corrections will also be made to approximately 50 anachronistic references to Israel.

The New York Times, Jesus and Palestine

After twice in the past having corrected articles which erroneously associated Jesus and Palestine, The New York Times once again peddles this ahistorical falsehood.

Christian Adversary Ignores Israeli Efforts to Combat COVID-19

In addition to omitting the role the Assad regime has played in aggravating the pandemic in Syria, Rev. Dr. Peter Makari ignored altogether the role that the Iranian government has played in ensuring the mass infection of the COVID-19 virus in its own citizens and its spread to other countries in the region.

Italian Bishop Condemns Antisemitic Painting

By condemning Gasparro’s lurid and pornographic painting in such an explicit manner, Bishop Spreafico removed the controversy out of the realm of Christian-Jewish relations and placed it where it belongs –into the realm of Christian doctrine. Gasparro is not speaking on behalf of the Catholic church, but merely revealing his personal bigotry toward Jews in a manner that violates the tenets of the Church.

Academic Holocaust Journal Publishes Article Denigrating Zionism

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s journal published an article taking aim at Zionism under the guise of a scholarly examination of a post-Holocaust memorial in what is now the State of Israel. Why would a scholarly journal allow its pages to be used as a vehicle for what amounts to anti-Zionist propaganda?