Thursday, August 04, 2005

Cal Thomas on Israel

Too many Jews in the United States shun evangelical Christians. They're afraid that evangelicals just want to convert the Jews. But if more Jews paid attention to the actions of various religious groups, they would lose their fear. It's the more liberal denominations that are demonizing and divesting from Israel, and siding with the enemies of Israel and of civilization. Evangelicals in the United States are the best friends Israel has right now.

Cal Thomas, who used to make me nervous before I realized that he's right, has a disturbing, yet thoughtful and truthful piece in the Jewish World Review today.

Only after Israel is destroyed will the West realize what it did and failed to do, but it will find convenient and comforting explanations to absolve itself from any blame. Jews, you see, are always responsible not only for the world's problems, but for bringing destruction upon themselves by virtue of their being Jews.

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Have we forgotten what produced the Israeli "occupation" of the Gaza Strip? In May, 1967, the armies of Egypt, Jordan and Syria gathered on Israel's borders in another attempt to eradicate Israel. These armies enjoyed backing from several other Arab countries, much as Hitler's "final solution" enjoyed similar support from some of the same Arab states. Israel's pre-emptive strike allowed it to gain control of Gaza and the West Bank.

Has anything changed in the Palestinian and Arab world? Has the rhetoric in mosques, schools and media cooled toward Israel or the objective of eliminating it? It has not. If anything, the rhetoric has become even more volatile. The Israelis are held in such contempt that they must dig up their dead from cemeteries in Gush Katif, including six graves of area residents murdered by terrorists, to avoid the desecration they've experienced in the past. Not a single Jew, living or dead, will be allowed to remain.

Based on past performance, once Israel's retreat is finished, the Palestinian-Arab side may digest its latest prey like a giant boa constrictor swallowing a large mouse. But after swallowing, it will want more. Look for another intifada and then look for the State Department and the rest of the administration to again pressure Israel to "do more."
And remember, this is by Cal Thomas, an evangelical Christian. There are more like him. They are on our side!

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