Category: Religion

Naturei Karta: “The Jewish people suffered a great loss on March 7, 2021 with the passing of Rabbi Yechezkel Roth, one of the greatest religious Jewish law experts of our generation.” Tens of thousands came to his funeral. In 2017 Rabbi Roth had attended an anti-Zionist gathering of 20,000 Jews in the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, where he gave a speech opposing Zionism.

To Jews, from a rabbi raised in South Africa: “tell the truth – Israel is apartheid”

A rabbi with South African roots recalls the moment he realized that Israel’s system is “apartheid.” He describes his struggle to release his idealistic view of the Jewish State, and encourages Jews to practice “moral clarity” regarding Israel – without which it is impossible to find a way forward.

How Israeli Jews’ Fear of Christianity Turned Into Christian Hatred

Hasn’t the time come to examine the way enmity toward Christians is inculcated and nurtured among the Jewish population in Israel? New book reports that the life of Jesus and the religion he spawned are taught in Israeli schools in a way that’s inconsistent with their influence on European culture and Western civilization…

Worshiping the state of Israel on Yom Kippur, in a leading NY synagogue

Park Avenue Synagogue’s sanctification of Israel… Countless synagogues fly the Israeli flag and sermonize for AIPAC, the Israel lobby, and put Israel propaganda on the front lawn… Many rabbis have children who have moved to Israel, the rabbis themselves own a vacation home there where they plan to retire, and many do retire there…

Israel threatens to shut down new TV channel for preaching ‘gospel of Jesus’

Alison Weir reports: Israel has a long history of actions against its Christian minority. Israeli forces have desecrated churches, rabbis have endorsed killing non-Jewish civilians (including children), New Testaments have been burned, Christian land has been confiscated for Jewish-only habitation. Like Muslims, Christians have been persecuted by Israel ever since it was established in 1948…

Trump, Obama proclaimed national day honoring racist rabbi, Menachem Schneerson

President Trump recently proclaimed April 3rd “Education Day,” in honor of a man known as “The Rebbe.” Such a day has been proclaimed by every President for the past 42 years. But the rabbi that this national day celebrates disseminated some teachings that were profoundly problematic, especially for Palestinians in the Occupied Territories… for example, that non-Jews were “created to serve the Jews.”

Zionist head of major theological consortium has been pushed out

Rabbi Daniel Lehmann at his inauguration as president of the Graduate Theological Union, October 24, 2019, Berkeley, California. Amid concerns about Rabbi Lehmann’s ‘Islamophobic statements and anti-Palestinian views,’ the GTU board accepted his resignation. The Interim president will convene a ‘healing task force’ and support Palestine programs… By If Americans Knew staff Rabbi Daniel Lehmann…