Christians face extinction in the Middle East from Islamic terrorism while Israel faces an existential threat, also due to organized Islamic terrorism. Let’s also not forget the violent Islamic conquests that raged through and conquered vast regions of the Middle East in the 7th century, long before the Christian Crusades — which were wrong in their violence toward Jews and in other ways — but which also stopped the Islamic incursion into Europe.
Christians and Europeans in general have since evolved, building societies with full equality and human rights for all, while Jihadists continue rampaging and terrorizing the globe with the intention of reviving the successes of their violent historic conquests.
Bravo to a synagogue in a Boston suburb that featured an event entitled, “Jews, Evangelicals, Israel—We Are in This Together: Evangelical Support for Israel and the Fight against the Genocide of Christians in the Middle East”, which educated people on how to counter propaganda with fact. The event also focused on the insidious efforts to undermine Christian support for Israel.
“Local Synagogue Goes Global With Crash Course on Threats to Christians and Jews”, by Sean Savage, JNS News, June 6, 2016:
Half a world away from American suburbia, Christians and other Middle East minority populations are facing extinction from Islamic terror groups such as the Islamic State. At the same time, Israel, the world’s lone Jewish state, deals with the organized terrorism of Hamas and Hezbollah as well as so-called “lone wolf” Palestinian terrorists. While these events may seem too distant for most Americans, residents of the Boston suburb of Stoughton, Mass., got a crash course on global dangers as part of an inventive interfaith event at a local synagogue last week.
The event—titled “Jews, Evangelicals, Israel—We Are in This Together: Evangelical Support for Israel and the Fight against the Genocide of Christians in the Middle East”—featured Dr. Tricia Miller and Dexter Van Zile, Christian media analysts for the Boston-based Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), who addressed an audience of Jews and Christians about the ongoing Middle East threats and efforts to undermine Christian support for Israel.
Miller told JNS.org that such events help equip people to “counter terror and propaganda with fact, and encourage them to take action when need be,” in addition to fostering interfaith solidarity…..