Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Antisemitism and Shulamit Aloni

Shulamit Aloni is a former Israeli minister:


She says the labeling of antisemitism is a trick used to justify mistreatment of Palestinians. Whenever anyone challenges Israel of wrongdoing, they are reminded of the holocaust and accused of being an antisemite.

And a journalist received this death threat (recording on phone message machine):

 

I'm not even going to pretend to know all the answers about the problem. Of course the devil is behind it. Of course, Israel is not saved, and as of this time is still a nation of this world. Yes, there are special promises that God promised to Israel. I acknowledge that fact. I also acknowledge the fact that they are a nation of fallen people prone to error just as anyone else is. To cover up their errors and blindly support everything they do, is not being a "friend of Israel". It is no more being their friend to do so, than it would be kindly to support "a friend" with an alcohol or drug problem. We need to be honest, and honesty says we need to tell them the truth, that they are subject to sins and mistakes, and that they need to repent before a holy and forgiving God, Jesus, whom they have rejected.

Honesty is still the BEST policy.



1 comment:

  1. Hi Susan, I could not have put it as well as you have, I get so tired of my Christian brothers' and sisters' rabid support of our own country and Israel,"right or wrong", they feel they are sinning if they don't and frown on anyone who doubts either.

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