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Christ Killers?

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You know something is seriously wrong with politics when someone shouts “Christ Killers” at an anti-Israeli demonstration in New York.

Please do take the time and trouble to watch this video clip, the taunting shouts of “Nazis” made at Jews and the final few seconds of the clip which reveal the true intent of these supposed “activists”.

I think it is a real shame that the Palestinians’ case is associated with these racists and headcases.

Sadly, it’s not an isolated incident as the discussions at Dave Osler’s show.

How anyone could even think of suggesting that Baroness Tonge has a valid point, is beyond me. But readers you make up your own minds, ask yourself the question would the StWC be supporting Baroness Tonge if she wanted an inquiry as to whether or not Israelis were the real Christ killers?”

And if not, then why are they supporting her when she calls for an inquiry into whether or not the Israelis are flying halfway around the world to harvest organs, in some updated version of the ritual murder theme. Unbelievable.

(H/T: CiF Watch)

Update 1: Judeosphere’s comment deserves a wider audience:

“I’ve been genuinely creeped-out to see how often the “Christ Killer” libel has appeared in political cartoons attacking Israel (presenting the Palestinians, of course, as the Crucified Jesus).

Sometimes it’s more subtle. Jeffrey Goldberg noted in his review of Jimmy Carter’s book:

On his fateful first visit to Israel, Carter takes a tour of the Galilee and writes, “It was especially interesting to visit with some of the few surviving Samaritans, who complained to us that their holy sites and culture were not being respected by Israeli authorities — the same complaint heard by Jesus and his disciples almost two thousand years earlier.”

There are, of course, no references to “Israeli authorities” in the Christian Bible. Only a man who sees Israel as a lineal descendant of the Pharisees could write such a sentence.”

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12/03/2010 at 02:35