Fervent Friends, or Fickle Ones?

Despite what some of my respondents say, something fundamental is changing inside the evangelical movement, and it bodes ill for Israel.

Publicity poster for the anti-Israel film, With God on Our Side, dir. Porter Speakman Jr., 2009
Publicity poster for the anti-Israel film, With God on Our Side, dir. Porter Speakman Jr., 2009
Response
Robert W. Nicholson
Oct. 28 2013

In setting out to write an open letter calling for a strategic partnership between American Jews and evangelicals in support of Israel, I was aware that I was venturing into troubled waters. Though many Jews and Christians recognize the link that binds them, many more, and for many reasons, remain hostile to any prospect of cooperation. I braced myself for an inbox of emails decrying my naiveté or blasting my motives.

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