This is the Weblog of Mike from FreeRepublic.com, the head of the Christian Supporters of Israel list there. Just another rower down in the hold of the juggernaut which is the American Evangelical Christian support of Israel.

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Sunday, November 20, 2005

In Defense of Christian Conservatives - Rabbi Daniel Lapin

Toward Tradition is a non-profit (501.c.3), educational organization working to advance our nation toward the traditional Judeo-Christian values that defined America’s creation and became the blueprint for her greatness. We believe that only a new alliance of concerned citizens can re-identify and dramatically strengthen the core values necessary for America to maintain that greatness and moral leadership. These values are: faith-based American principles of constitutional and limited government; the rule of law; representative democracy; free markets; a strong military; and, a moral public culture.Rabbi Daniel Lapin, director of TowardTradition.org, keeps hitting them out of the ballpark in his defense of the motives and efforts of the Evangelical Christian community and their support of the Nation of Israel. FReeper pal Alouette posts this email commentary at Free Republic authored by the good Rabbi:

"...It is a remarkable thing, this friendship. Very different theologies, very different histories and backgrounds, and even different visions of the future, yet a shared recollection of our Biblical past assures the present in an atmosphere of trust and amity.

Into this delicate relationship strides an extremist demagogue whose intemperate denunciations this past weekend threaten to destroy friendships between Jews and Christians. "

Oh, forgot to mention. He was responding to Abe Foxman of ADL fame, and his recorded hatred of anything Christian in the American public square. Ol' Abe was obviously hounding the Christians again, and Rabbi Lapin responded!

Read the rest HERE