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Anti-Semitism on Downward Slide but Still Rampant Online
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 11:54am | Type: Blog

The Anti-Defamation League’s study of anti-Semitism in the U.S. shows a 14 percent decrease in incidents during 2012, the second consecutive year of a downward trend. The Anti-Def ...

House Considers Rising Anti-Semitism in Europe, Middle East
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 11:14am | Type: Blog

An advertisement in Athens intertwines a swastika with a Jewish star. Hungarian politicians declare Jews a national security risk. A gunman executes three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in France. ...

Vatican: Calling Jews ‘Enemies’ of the Church Is Unacceptable
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 10:23am | Type: Blog

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican reaffirmed its commitment to dialogue with Jews on Monday after the head of a traditionalist breakaway group called them “enemies of the Church.” The Vatican chief spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said that it was “me ...

Court Says Non-Jewish Man Can Sue for Anti-Semitic Remarks
Originally Posted: 04/24/2012 - 9:44am | Type: Blog

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man who alleges he endured anti-Semitic slurs can sue his former supervisors — even though he is not Jewish. A New Jersey appeals cour ...

Report Says Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

Days after a lone gunman murdered a rabbi and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, a new study reports widespread anti-Semitism in France and across Europe. Days ...

Farrakhan Waxes Anti-Semitic (Again) at NOI's "Saviors' Day" Celebration
Originally Posted: 02/28/2012 - 8:25am | Type: Blog

Speaking to thousands of supporters during the 82nd annual Saviors' Day celebration in Chicago, Farrakhan accused "Zionists" of trying to push America into war with Iran and dubbed Al-Jazeera, t ...

How Evangelicals Are Learning to Be Pro-Palestine, Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace, Pro-Justice and Always Pro-Jesus
Originally Posted: 12/09/2011 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

I am still pro-Israel, but I’ve also become pro-Palestine, pro-peace, and pro-justice and pro-equality for Jews and Arabs living as neighbors in the Holy Land. And the bottom line is always: pro-Jesus! ...

The King's Speech: MLK and Tucson
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

In his role as prophet to the nation, <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/martin-luther-king-jr/" target="_blank">Martin Luther King Jr. In his role as pro ...

Christians, Jews, and Good Friday
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

As a Christian, I have a high level of sensitivity toward Jews, of a never-ending sense to be protective of their religion As a Christian, I have a high level of sensitivity towa ...

'Jesus Never Stopped Being a Faithful Jew'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

As we approach the climax of Holy Week, James Carroll offers <a href="http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/03/29/preach_peace_in_holy_week/">an appropriate cau ...

J Street: Pro-Peace = Pro-Israel
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/International/Palestine-and-Israel/9000011_7mJL3#598862440_oYtxc"></a>Often when Sojourners addresses issues relating to Israel and Pale ...

Beyond a Predictable Script: Dialogue with Comments on My Israel/Palestine Posts
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

It's one thing to go to the "Holy Land" and see where Jesus worked and walked in the past. It's one thing to go to the "Holy Land" and see where Jesu ...

Obama in Cairo: A New Beginning
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community. Every so often, I ...

Four Points Toward Peace in the Middle East
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com"></a>I've written <a href="http://www.brianmclaren.net/cgi-bin/mt3/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=2&amp;search=gaza"&g ...

Beyond Gaza: An Abrahamic Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Beyond anguish, what can we say about the massive death and destruction in Gaza and the traumatic fear of falling rockets in Israel? Beyond anguish, what can we say about the mass ...

Crossing the Line Between Legitimate Criticism and Anti-Semitism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

It is appropriate and necessary to criticize Israel's excessive military attacks in Gaza. It is appropriate and necessary to criticize Israel's excessive military attack ...

Reckoning with Faith
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode More than seven years ago, James Carroll, award-winning novelist and Boston Globe columnist, wrote Constantine’s Sword, which ...

Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace, Anti-Occupation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Arthur Waskow Is there anti-Semitism in the anti-war movement? Some people have expressed anxiety about &quo ...

Anti-Semitism Links
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ron Stivers IN "NOT IN MY NAME" (January-February 2003), Josh Healey states, "I must first recognize that the root of the c ...

Not in My Name
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Josh Healey Is it anti-Semitic to criticize Israel? The small but growing movement of university students an ...

Grounded in the Book
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Recovering our Jewish roots. Within my Anabaptist-Mennonite heritage, discipleship—living as a fol ...