Of old papyrus and modern politics …

Americans are not the only ones whose political scene involves multiple perspectives and turbo-charged spin machines ready to frame any event to the advantage of a particular point of view. Israel is a primary case in point. This past week, representatives in Paris at...

Why Western Christians Forget Palestinian Christians

Palestinian Christians are a forgotten people. They are the Christians in the world that other Christians have almost completely forgotten or don’t even acknowledge exist. The recent conflict in the Middle East makes this glaringly clear. Several years ago, I...

U.S. Apathetic to Middle East Injustices

I once had an argument with an American atheist Jew, who insisted that being a Jew was a matter of ethnicity and had nothing to do with “religion.” Later, I found that I had on my side Jonathan Sacks, perhaps the most articulate and winsome spokesperson...