As Bethlehem’s Mayor, I Ask: Why Are U.S. Christians Celebrating Israeli Policies Strangling Jesus’ Birthplace?

Posted on Oct 15, 2018

Image: Mayor Anton Salman

Mayor Anton Salman

Haaretz | Oct 15, 2017

Anton Salman

The language of Netanyahu and his cabinet increasingly references a Bible-citing and religious, rather than political, war against the Palestinians. And American evangelicals are his enthusiastic foot-soldiers.

The world refers to the land of Jesus and the cradle of Christianity as “the land of peace.” The political reality today is quite the opposite.