When We Show Mercy to Monsters, It’s the Victims Who Pay

Jan. 27 2020

The occasion today of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, together with recent discussions about the killing of the Iranian terror-master Qassem Suleimani, prompts Marc LiVecche to reflect on whether, and to what extent, it is appropriate for a Christian like himself to rejoice in the death of the wicked. In thinking about this question, LiVecche suggests that Christians can learn something from Jewish tradition:

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More about: Amalek, Christianity, Holocaust, Judaism, Morality

When It Comes to the Israel-Palestinian Conflict, China Sides against Israel—and against the Jews

June 23 2021

In the rhetoric of Iran’s ayatollahs, the United States is the “Great Satan” while the Jewish state is the “Little Satan.” The Chinese Communist Party seems to have adopted a similar approach during the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas, writes Tuvia Gering:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, China, Israel-China relations, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict