Why American Christians Must Rally To Israel’s Defense

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Why American Christians Must Rally To Israel’s Defense

All over American college campuses, students are chanting anti-Israel slogans, backing Hamas, and accusing Israelis of war crimes. Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib accused President Joe Biden of “supporting genocide” by supporting Israel.
The chant “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” has echoed in town squares and on social media screens around the world for the past month. This anti-Semitic rallying cry has long been used by anti-Israel voices, including supporters of terrorist organizations like Hamas. Fundamentally, it’s a call for a Palestinian state extending from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, which would mean the dismantling of the Jewish State of Israel and amount to genocide. 
Frankly, it’s absurd — and alarming — to have to make this point at all: Israel is not perpetrating a genocide; it is defending itself from a terrorist group that wants to annihilate it.
It also deserves our unreserved support for several reasons. 
Israel is the historical home of the people God chose to covenant with and the land where Jesus walked — two things American Christians, in particular, shoul …