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Sunday, November 25, 2007

The Odd Uncouple: Jews and Evangelical Christians

Read Burt Prelutsky’s take on the Abe Foxmans of the world.

A quotation:

It is a peculiar thing about Jews that we seem to trust our enemies more than we do our friends…

These days, the most consistently pro-Israel group of Americans, oddly enough, are evangelical Christians. A sane and rational person might assume that fact would be appreciated and applauded by us. By and large, however, that isn’t the case. Many of my fellow Jews don’t like or trust devout Christians. When I ask them why, they suddenly become history professors. To listen to them, you’d think the Inquisition had ended earlier this year. Frankly, when I hear them dredging up ancient animosities, I’m surprised they haven’t taken a page out of the Al Sharpton playbook and demanded reparations from Spain!