The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

Israel and Palestine



October 2014

Rethinking Israel and Palestine

by Kelly Parliament, on Israel and Palestine

The evangelical group, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), states on its website that “it is crucial to educate Christians on the biblical and moral imperatives to support Israel and to build Christian support for Israel throughout America.” CUFI’s president has been known to state that Christians are commanded by God to support the Jewish state of Israel at all costs. Many evangelical Christians agree with CUFI’s statements. I…



April 2012

Israel and Palestine

by Elizabeth Graff, on April 2012, Israel and Palestine

It is a joke in the Middle East that the Jews and Palestinians compete for the title of biggest victim. The Jews put forth their suffering in the Holocaust. The Palestinians say that they were exiled from their ancestral homeland by European invaders, whom the Palestinians had done nothing to harm. Jewish grandmothers show the tattoos on their arms from Nazi death camps. Palestinian grandfathers cry over the key to…