Category: Persecution

When My World Became Desegregated

I was in first grade when my world became desegregated. It was 1969–five years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and almost two years after Tampa’s three-day-long race riot, complete with a National Guard presence.

NOT Jewish Christmas: Why we celebrate Hanukkah

“But that’s your Christmas,” my neighbor insisted, after I explained to her that the menorah on the table was for Hanukkah.

“No,” I said,”It’s not. It’s Hanukkah.”

“Right. Your Christmas.” She smiled her tolerant smile.

“It’s a different thing…” I started, but she had made up her mind…

Why Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Supported Chick-fil-A

Though we are divided pretty much down the middle on the issue of same-sex marriage, we each believe that all human beings should be accepted for who they are, and should be allowed to speak their minds and live and work without fear of name-calling, ridicule or discrimination.

Fox’s Facebook Poll Asked If Jews Killed Jesus

Fox Latin America posted a poll on their Facebook page inviting readers to comment on who they think is responsible for the death of Jesus Christ. The choices were: Pontious Pilate, the Jewish people, or the High Priests (who were also Jewish). Really? After… Continue Reading “Fox’s Facebook Poll Asked If Jews Killed Jesus”

Martin Luther Quotes About Jews

Most of these quotes are taken directly from Martin Luther’s book, On the Jews and Their Lies, translated from his native German to English by Martin H. Bertram. You can read it for yourself online.

Muslims Join the Call for Gilad Shalit’s Release

Prominent Muslim leaders in America, including congressmen, a former Pakistani ambassador to Great Britain, and the Imam who lead efforts to build the mosque near Ground Zero, are finally calling for Hamas to release Gilad Shalit.

Family Rescued from Anti-Christian Violence

When two-year-old Neha’s Christian father refused to convert to Islam, the toddler was kidnapped, brutally raped and left bleeding and unconscious in a field. A true-life story of rescue and hope.

Muslim Leaders Apologize for Anti-Christian Violence

Two years after a mob of 1000 Muslims killed eight Christians, and burned down 150 homes and businesses in a Christian neighborhood in Pakistan, Muslim Leaders Pir Israr Bihar Shah and Pir Hafiz Abbul Haui apologized for those acts, saying Islam does not condone murder.

Tisha B’Av: Overcome baseless hatred with baseless love

Though the day is inherently Jewish, the message of Tisha B’Av reaches all people. Large-scale acts of hatred do not spontaneously erupt. They begin with individual attitudes, individual choices and individual acts of discrimination.

Gertruda Bablinska, Righteous Among the Nations

On June 4, 1963, Yad Vashem recognized Gertruda Babilinska, a devout Catholic, as Righteous Among the Nations. Read her story and see video testimony of a Jewish life saved because of her.

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