Zionist Dialogue

Unacceptable Jew-Hatred

By Herbert Belkin

A recent article in a Christian journal, Ichthus, published by Harvard students has repeated an anti-Semitic slur that was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews throughout the ages. The hateful words appearing in Ichthus (I hesitate to give them visibility here) were, “We, the Jews, collectively rejected God and hung Him up on a cross to die, and thus we deserved the punishment that were heaped on our head over the last 2000 years.” This diatribe was written by an anonymous person who was a convert from Judaism to Christianity. After an uproar, the Ichthus article was removed with a lukewarm and puzzling apology that it was not the policy of Ichthus or the writer “to present a piece that is anti-Semitic in nature or interpretation”. But Ichthus then concludes with, “the necessity of salvation through Jesus Christ alone”. So much for repentance

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