Reverend Graylan Hagler Fronts ‘No Blank Check for Israel’ Rally

by (@TheIRD) January 22, 2013

By Aaron Gaglia This last Saturday, a group of pro-Palestinian activists gathered in Farragut Square for a rally speaking out against Israeli policies toward Gaza and the West Bank. This rally featured a combination of religious and non-religious activists alike urging President Obama to stop U.S. aid to Israel. Participants then marched to the White […]

“No Blank Check for Israel” March Coming to DC on January 19

by (@TheIRD) January 15, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Jewish Voice for Peace, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace has put together a “No Blank Check for Israel” march in the nation’s capital on January 19. The promotional video boasts of the event’s Christian support, with the description emphasizing that 15 church letters wrote […]

Holy Nakba

by (@markdtooley) February 13, 2009

The following article originally appeared on the FrontPage Magazine website, and is reproduced with permission.   Critics of Israel who claim they support Israel’s existence often embrace the Nakba, or Arab “catastrophe,” myth that claims Jews ethnically cleansed Arabs from what became Israel in 1948. The Nakba storyline’s unsubtle implication is that all descendants of pre-1948 Palestinians […]

Methodist Building Hosts Anti-Israel Event

by (@TheIRD) February 6, 2009

Rebekah Sharpe February 6, 2009   Earlier this week, the Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace held their commemoration of the Nakba—the chaotic creation of the modern Israeli state that forced some Palestinians out of territory they had controlled prior to the 1948 event—in the Methodist Building, the historic headquarters of the Methodist Board of Church and […]