We Are Pardoned

Big news from the pope.  The Jews are innocent of deicide.

Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity in a new book.

In “Jesus of Nazareth-Part II” excerpts released Wednesday, Benedict explains biblically and theologically why there is no basis in Scripture for the argument that the Jewish people as a whole were responsible for Jesus’ death.

Interpretations to the contrary have been used for centuries to justify the persecution of Jews. Continue reading

New Trends In Islamic Antisemitism

This video has been going around the blogosphere for a few days.  It was produced by MEMRI, the Middle East Media Research Institute.  The board of MEMRI is drawn from a wide range of people from the left to the right and everywhere in between.  They do not make this stuff up.  I have watched hours of this crap.

This video is a good compilation of Islamic antisemitism.  It is very graphic at the end when the narrator shows horrific Holocaust footage.  Nonetheless, it should be watched:

New Trends in Arabic Anti-semitism from Henrik Clausen on Vimeo.