Posts tagged "anti-semitism"

Addressing Beck’s Anti-Semitism

Did the Rabbis convince Rupert Murdock to edit Glenn Beck yet?

Palin’s ‘Blood Libel’

Sarah Palin has a video out this morning that addresses the criticism she's received in the wake of the Arizona shootings, sort of. It's an odd piece of self-defense, chock full of God, American exceptionalism and claims of victimhood.  Media Matters sums it up:  "Violent rhetoric doesn't inspire violence -- but criticism...

“Letter of 500″ Fascism Continues in Russia

12 January 2006 After eight Russian Jews were stabbed during a Wednesday night attack on a Moscow synagogue, and after a year of growing anti-Semitic, racist and xenophobic sentiments among Russian nationalists, and several recent attacks on African immigrants and gypsies, the Federation of Russian Jewish Communities has called for greater government enforcement of anti-extremist laws, warning...

Jew Love

09 January 2006 “‘I feel jealous sometimes. This term that keeps coming up in the Old Book — the Chosen, the Chosen.'” The Washington Post’s Alan Cooperman delivers another thoughtful report, about the evangelical-Jewish alliance, using the pastorship of the Jew-loving, Southern Baptist Rev. Lamarr Mooneyham as representation of the phenomenon of evangelical “philo-Semitism” — lately a...

A Grateful Jew

As we type, film critic Michael Medved is on CNN explaining the problem with Mel Gibson‘s Passion. What’s the problem? The Jews. CNN brought Medved, a politically conservative, orthodox Jew who never saw a bit of Christian apologetics he didn’t like, to escalate the press coverage of the controversy. “The movie wasn’t made for Jews,” Medved is explaining — so they...

Don’t Go There, Jews

To the barricades, Christian soldiers: Christianity Today’s editors predict that Mel Gibson’s Passion “will provoke exactly the same number of anti-Semitic incidents as [Campus Crusade's] Jesus film: Zero.” Therefore, they write, Jews and Catholics had better stop griping — or else. This editorial, coming in evangelical Christianity’s most respected magazine, marks yet another disturbing turn in the Passion battle. CT says concern over the film “borders on anti-Christian...