A historic conflict between two ancient nations is heating up as several Turkish politicians threaten to invade Greece and blows have actually been exchanged. One rabbi notes that the Biblical identities of these nations is still relevant and old debts from long-ago sins are still part of the political equation.
A document drafted by members of the global Christian community convening at the 3rd International Christian Forum, held in Moscow, detailed how over the past ten years the Middle East’s Christian population has shrunk by 80% and warned that unless current trends are reversed, Christianity “will vanish” from its ancient homelands in a few years’ time.
Ahed Tamimi’s success in the Western public opinion stems from the fact that she doesn’t look like a typical Muslim or Palestinian woman; she generates sympathy because she looks like the daughter of the white family next door. As long as she delivers the goods, the clear racist aspect in this ability to identify with her doesn’t really matter.