Passionate Crusaders

Anti-Semitism

Heather Voight’s well researched book outlines the developments that led to the War Refugee Board (WRB) in America.

As the Second World War raged in Europe and Hitler implemented his “Final Solution” to eliminate Jewry in Europe the United

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The History of Europe: Every Year

A recently launched website provides a useful aid for the Bible student.

The address http://www.visual-capitalist.com/2400-years-of-european-history/ provides an animated map of the history of Europe from 400BC up to current times. At any year in the 2400 year period of the

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Travel Times in the Roman World

The Roman Empire at its height covered around 4.4 million square kilometres and ruled over almost a quarter of the world’s population. There was an extensive network of roads and it was possible to travel by sailing vessels on rivers,

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Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour

England and Palestine

Bible and Sword was written by Barbara Tuchman. She was Jewish and the granddaughter on her mother’s side of Henry Morgenthau (Snr), US President Woodrow Wilson’s ambassador to the Ottoman empire during World War I.

Throughout her

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Herzl’s Vision

120th Anniversary

The 29th of August this year will mark the 120th anniversary of the First Zionist conference in Basle Switzerland.

It is perhaps timely then to review the history of events leading up to and subsequent … Read more “Herzl’s Vision”

Centuries of Persecution – The Catholic Church and the Jews

There have been many books written on the persecution of the Jews by the Catholic Church but few are based on a true under­standing of the Bible.

In his book, Brother Jason Hensley examines the origins of anti-Semitism, its slow … Read more “Centuries of Persecution – The Catholic Church and the Jews”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies

We continue in this issue to examine the lies collated by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre that are commonly presented by Israel’s opponents in the Israel-Palestine dispute.

Lie # 6

Plans to build 1,600 more homes in East Jerusalem prove Israel … Read more “The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies

We continue in this issue to examine the lies collated by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre that are commonly presented by Israel’s opponents in the Israel-Palestine dispute.

Lie # 5

Israel is an Apartheid State deserving of international Boycott, Divestment and … Read more “The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies

In this issue we look at the fourth of the lies collated by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre that are commonly presented by Israel’s opponents in the Israel-Palestine dispute.

Lie # 4

Nuclear Israel and not Iran is the greatest threat … Read more “The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies”

A Line in the Sand

Perhaps the title of this book (above) is a little ironic because a good part of the book is really about a line on a map rather than a line in the sand. Sir Mark Sykes in addressing the British … Read more “A Line in the Sand”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies

In this issue we continue to look at the lies collated by the Simon Wiesenthal Centre that are commonly presented by Israel’s opponents in the Israel-Palestine debate.

Lie # 3

Israel is the main stumbling block to achieving a Two-State
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Palestine Betrayed

On 29th November 1947, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 181 calling for the partition of Palestine into two separate states associated together in an economic federation.

The partition was for the Jews a fulfilment of their yearning for … Read more “Palestine Betrayed”

Evidence for Design

The Apostle Paul in his letter to the Romans, speaking about the inhabitants of Rome in his day, confirmed that “… what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. Ever since … Read more “Evidence for Design”

The Three Great Debates of Robert Roberts

Between September 1871 and April 1879 Brother Robert Roberts was involved in three significant debates. These debates form an interesting part of our Christadelphian heritage. In contrast to our own day, lectures or debates on biblical subjects attracted large audiences. … Read more “The Three Great Debates of Robert Roberts”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies

Lies have been used against the Jews, by their enemies, since the time of Haman. Perhaps one of the best known lies is the Protocols of the Elders of Zion published in Russia in 1905. The publication purported to be … Read more “The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies”

The Doctrine of the Trinity: Christianity’s Self-Inflicted Wound

The majority view

The majority view of mainstream Christians today is that unless you believe in the Trinity you are not a Christian.  The Doctrine of the Trinity: Christianity’s Self- Inflicted Wound is a useful resource in examining the doctrine’s … Read more “The Doctrine of the Trinity: Christianity’s Self-Inflicted Wound”

The Top Ten Anti-Israel Lies – Lie #10

The only hope for peace is a single, bi-national state, eliminating the Jewish State of Israel.

Simon Wiesenthal Centre response

The “One-State Solution”, promoted by academics, is a non-starter because it would eliminate the Jewish homeland. However, the current pressures

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“Palestine Betrayed” by Efraim Karsh

On 29th November 1947, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 181 calling for the partition of Palestine into two separate states associated together in an economic federation.

The partition was for the Jews a fulfilment of their yearning for … Read more ““Palestine Betrayed” by Efraim Karsh”