The U.S. Should Stand Up for Religious Freedom in China

June 28 2019

Last week, social media became consumed with a debate over the grotesque comparison between American detention centers for refugees and the Third Reich’s concentration camps. Meanwhile, writes Jonah Goldberg, Beijing has been placing Muslims from the country’s northwest in places far more deserving of the concentration-camp label, albeit without gas chambers or crematoria. He writes:

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More about: China, Freedom of Religion, Islam, Refugees, U.S. Foreign policy

 

Islamic Texts Provide Evidence That Belies Palestinian Propaganda about the Temple Mount

In the past few years, Palestinian leaders have added to their familiar, scurrilous claim that Israel plans to seize or destroy the al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock the assertion that there never was a Jewish Temple there, and that the site had no significance to Jews before modern times. Nadav Shragai argues that, to counteract this effort to rewrite history, it is not sufficient to turn to the wealth of archaeological evidence, which might not prove persuasive to a Muslim audience. Instead, he urges Israel and its defenders to build their case on Islamic sources:

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jerusalem, Muslim-Jewish relations, Temple Mount