Pastors wrapped in Torah: Why so many Christians are appropriating Jewish ritual
For the sake of this scrap of land holy to all three religions, both Palestinians and Israelis must survive coronavirus
“What’s the message he’s sending — ‘Keep the Jews out?’”
The measure would allow social studies electives on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament and New Testament.
The program, known as Passages, aims to connect the Christian students with the birthplace of their religion.
Nine percent of churchgoers have heard their clergy say negative things about Jews.
“In my view, to use the State Department to promote religion is unconstitutional,” said one expert. Another says it’s no big deal.
“We should all remember that we are imperfect servants serving a perfect God who constantly forgives us each and every day,” Pompeo said.
Most Christians support Israel for the altruistic reasons.
Father Vladimir Tobin: “I was happy in Orthodoxy, but felt there was some anti-Jewishness there.”