The Root Cause of Anti-Semitism

August 3, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
What is behind the rising tide of hatred toward Jews?
 

Yesterday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the goal of the international community should be to annihilate Israel. Addressing a crowd of ambassadors from Islamic countries gathered to celebrate Iran’s upcoming annual anti-Semitic “Jerusalem Day,” he said, “Anyone who loves freedom and justice must strive for the annihilation of the Zionist regime in order to pave the way for world justice and freedom.” Wiping Israel off the map and liberating Palestine, he proclaimed, would solve all the world’s problems.

The idea that Israel is the problem and that a Middle East without Jews would solve everything is shockingly not limited to crazed Islamic dictators. Hatred toward Jews, though often presented in a far subtler fashion, is nevertheless gaining alarming ground within the international community.

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