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A Jew goes for a walk in Bradford, a Christian goes for a walk in Jerusalem

We’ve all seen the disturbing videos of what happens when a Jew, or a person dressed as a Jew, wearing a kipa and other religious clothing, walks the streets of European cities. The antisemitism and outright hatred expressed by passers-by … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2015 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. Unlike last year, this year I got the … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Grinch before Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve for those celebrating, but there is little to be joyful about for Christians in the Middle East, and even beyond. In the conflict with Israel, the Palestinians and their supporters hijacked Christianity long ago for their own … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of the Pope’s visit to Israel

Today is the second and final day of Pope Francis’ whirlwind visit to the region. His schedule today in Jerusalem is once again fraught with potential pitfalls: Pope Francis faces a diplomatic high-wire act on Monday as he visits sacred … Continue reading

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The Pope’s visit to the Holy Land

Pope Francis is making a whirlwind tour through the Middle East while trying to avoid any political minefields – yet even with the best of intentions he seems to be stepping in quite a few of them. First, a précis … Continue reading

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The anti-Israel Grinch who stole Christmas

I gave due warning in my Christmas post that a Grinch was about to descend to ruin the holiday for everyone.  Nevertheless I apologize for being the bearer of bad news. We start with a video produced by the PLO … Continue reading

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