‘Those who suggest the violence has anything to do with the U.S. location of the embassy are sorely mistaken.’
Lost in the media hoopla over the move is a solid discussion of the law and history shaping this historic moment.
Hamas wants to provoke casualties. It wants to become the victim. Sadly for the Palestinian people and the Jews, it gets plenty of help from the media.
The United States opened an embassy to Jerusalem today at the order of President Trump, who finally fulfilled a promise former presidents made for decades.
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is at its core a clash of unbridgeable historical narratives, not just a dispute over land, territory, and security.
‘Coptic Christians in Egypt are usually tattooed with a small Coptic cross on the inner right wrist to distinguish Christians from non-Christians,’ says Wassim Razzouk, owner of Razzouk Ink.
While churches certainly have a right to contest the proposed Israeli legislation, they should be above over-the-top Holocaust allusions and hyperbolic allegations of discrimination and racism.
An organization like the United Nations that is rife with corruption doesn’t have the moral authority to tell the United States what to do.
While some Christians believe there is theological significance to Jews controlling their historic homeland, for many the reasons are practical, not theological.
The Festival of Lights is just another reminder that the Jews have a singular, millennia-long relationship with Jerusalem.
“It is not an extreme move to recognize the capital of Israel is the capital of Israel. I think there is merit in calling an apple an apple.”
Later today, Donald Trump is expected to offer a largely symbolic but important gesture affirming that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Former CIA employee turned Democrat darling revealed on Twitter yet again that she really doesn’t like Jews.
UNESCO’s refusal to acknowledge Jews’ ties to Israel, most importantly Jerusalem, is a blatant revision of history, against UNESCO’s mission, and feeds terrorism against Israeli Jews.
If we think that region is chaotic now, imagine if there were not a state like Israel to mitigate the barbarism that repeatedly emanates from it.
‘Jerusalem 1000 to 1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a sophisticated exercise in historical revision and cultural proselytizing.
Whereas victims, perpetrators, and documents from the Holocaust still exist, the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, whose artifacts date back thousands of years, is easier to deny.
To say Jerusalem has no Jewish significance is like saying the pyramids have no connection with Egypt.
It’s going to take some heavy lifting to untether thousands of years of Jewish history from Israel. And it’s going to take a lot more competent organization than the United Nations to get it done.
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