Good Friday Still Bad News for the Jews

By Norma Zager

“The Holy Scriptures cannot be used to justify the return of Jews to Israel and the displacement of the Palestinians, to justify the occupation by Israel of Palestinian lands.” Monsignor Cyril Salim Bustros, Greek Melkite Archbishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston, speaking at a Vatican Press Conference in 2010

A reminder of anti-Semitism is never good for the Jewish people, or all people for that matter.

Good Friday, the day that commemorates the crucifixion of Christ, is a paradox in that it was the day a Jewish man was killed, and it is the day that has been used by some to promote hatred toward his people.

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