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The Political Consequences. Christian Zi Y nism The Political Agenda. Chosen People : Supporting Israel Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements Jerusalem : Lobbying for Recognition The Temple : Solidarity with Orthodox

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
  • Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements
  • Jerusalem : Lobbying for Recognition
  • The Temple : Solidarity with Orthodox
  • The Future : Opposing Peace Process
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1. The Chosen People : Supporting Israeli Colonialism

“The biblical mandate for Christians is to support the State of Israel.”

24% agree

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1. The Chosen People : Supporting Israeli Colonialism

“Sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians” Pew Religion & Politics Survey 2003

55% agree

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1.1 Standing with Israel

“The UN voted 605 resolutions between its inception and the Gulf War… 62% of the total of the UN’s resolutions were against Israel or its interests.”Hal Lindsey

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1.1 Standing with Israel

“Now is the time to stand with Israel. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, our hearts are heavy as we watch the images of violence and bloodshed in the Middle East…

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1.1 Standing with Israel

“…our support for the survival of Israel in this dark hour [must] be irrevocable. Now is the time for Christians to stand by Israel.”Jews for Jesus

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1.1 Standing with Israel

“In the last 8 years alone, an estimated 400,000 born-again donors have sent Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein about a quarter of a billion dollars for Jewish causes of his personal choosing. No Jew since Jesus has commanded this kind of Gentile following.” Zev ChafetsNew York Times2005

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“Direct political lobbying activities in cooperation with the Israeli government.”International Christian Embassy

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

‘there are 1,000 lobbyists up on the Hill today lobbying Congress for loan guarantees for Israel…

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

and I’m one lonely little guy down here asking Congress to delay its consideration of loan guarantees for 120 days.”

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“Many present and former high ranking Israeli officials of both major parties and leaders of Jewish communities in America & Europe

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

urged the pardon of Mr Rich because of his contributions and services to Israeli charitable causes & Mossad’s efforts…” New York Times

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“the greatest abuse of the Presidential pardon power in American history”Michael Lind

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“60 percent of all financial help to Democrats came from Jewish sources.”Aluf Ben(Ha’aretz)

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“Most pro-Israel fund-raisers estimate that at least 60 to 90% of Democratic campaign funding comes from Jewish sources, which also supply perhaps 40% of Republican funding.” The Washington Report 1995

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

‘It is wrong and perverse for fanatical elements within the 2½% of our population who are Jewish to hold Congress hostage…

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1.2 The Israeli Lobby on Capitol Hill

“America must regard the Israeli progression from penetration to direction of US foreign policy as the work of a master criminal.”Andrew Killgore FormerUS Ambassador to Qatar

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1.3 Solidarity Tours to Israel

“On-site tour of modern Israeli battlefields... Official visit to an Israeli defence installation... strategic military positions, plus experience first hand the battle Israel faces as a nation.”Falwell

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
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2. Restorationism: Facilitating Aliyah

EXOBUS80 team members : 40 vehicles : 16 bases : 1200 FSU Jews per month

International Christian EmbassyFunded 40,000 immigrants15,000 on 51 ICEJ sponsored flights

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
  • Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements
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3.1 JustifyingEretz Israel:

“The Arabs already have 99.5 % of the land … this cannot be tolerated.”David Allen LewisChristians United for Israel

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3.1 JustifyingEretz Israel:

“What is so sacred about the 1967 line?” Bridges for Peace

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3.2 Adopting the Settlements

Christian Friends of Israeli Communities

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3.2 Adopting the Settlements

“A piece of land where brave, Jewish pioneers have taken up residence. In most cases it is a barren rocky hilltop set up to establish a Jewish community where none had existed for 1000s of years.”

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3.3 Funding the Settlers

Bullet-proof Bus for Efrat AppealInternational Christian Embassy

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3.3 Funding the Settlers

Bridges for Peace - Operation Ezra

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
  • Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements
  • Jerusalem : Lobbying for Recognition
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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“Israel’s capital is not on the table of the peace process and moving the US embassy to Jerusalem does nothing to prejudice the outcome of any future negotiations” Bob Dole

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“Jerusalem … should remain forever, the eternal and undivided capital of the State of Israel.The time has come ... to enact legislation that will get the job done.”Bob Dole

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

CHRISTIANS CALL FOR A UNITED JERUSALEM

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“We, the undersigned Christian spiritual leaders, communicating weekly to more than 100 million Christian Americans, are proud to join … in supporting the continued sovereignty of the State of Israel over the holy city of Jerusalem…

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“…we believe that Jerusalem, or any portion of it, shall not be negotiable in the peace process. Jerusalem must remain undivided as the eternal capital of the Jewish people.”

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“Join in our holy mission. The battle for Jerusalem has begun, and it is time for believers in Christ to support our Jewish brethren and the State of Israel.”

Jerry Falwell : Ralph Reed : Pat Robertson Oral Roberts : Ed McAteer : David A. Lewis

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Jerusalem: Lobbying for Recognition

“Keep Jerusalem Free.”Jerry Falwell

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
  • Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements
  • Jerusalem : Lobbying for Recognition
  • The Temple : Solidarity with Orthodox
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5. The Temple: Identifying with Orthodox Zionists

“Right now, as you read this, preparations are being made to rebuild the Third Temple.”Hal Lindsey

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5.1 Promoting the Temple Mount Movement

“The mission of the present generation is to liberate the Temple Mount and to remove - I repeat, to remove - the defiling abomination there.”

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5.1 Promoting the Temple Mount Movement

“The Israeli Government must do it. We must have a war… The Messiah will not come by himself; we should bring Him by fighting.”Gershon Salomon

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ChristianZiYnismThe Political Agenda

  • Chosen People : Supporting Israel
  • Restorationism : Facilitating Aliyah
  • Eretz Israel : Sustaining the Settlements
  • Jerusalem : Lobbying for Recognition
  • The Temple : Solidarity with Orthodox
  • The Future : Opposing Peace Process
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6.1 The US-Israeli Alliance

God has been kind to America because,

“America has been kind to the Jew”Jerry Falwell

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6.1 The US-Israeli Alliance

“Terrorists don’t understand why Israel and the United States are joined at the heart.”Gary Bauer

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6.1 The US-Israeli Alliance

“Only one nation, Israel, stands between … terrorist aggression and the complete decline of the United States…

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6.1 The US-Israeli Alliance

“… as a democratic world power. Surely demonic pressure will endeavor to encourage her to betray Israel… Israel is the key to America’s survival.

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6.1 The US-Israeli Alliance

“As we stand with Israel… God is going to bless America & Israel as well. If Israel falls, the US can no longer remain a democracy.”Mike Evans

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6.2 Antipathy Toward Arabs

The Arab “is neither a vicious nor, usually, a calculating liar but a natural one.”Ramon Bennett

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6.2 Antipathy Toward Arabs

“The Arabs will not be happy until every Jew is dead. They hate the State of Israel. They all hate the Jews. God gave the land to the Jews. The Arabs will never accept that.”Franklin Graham

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6.2 Antipathy Toward Arabs

“like praying with Satan himself”International Christian Embassy

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6.3 Justifying Ethnic Cleansing

“Palestinians? There never was a Palestinian people… The claim… is a hoax.” Dave Hunt

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6.3 Justifying Ethnic Cleansing

“Most of the people who now populate Israel were transported from all over the world to that land and they made it their home. The Palestinians can do the same.”

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6.3 Justifying Ethnic Cleansing

“We are not willing to sacrifice Israel for the notion of a Palestinian homeland … I’m content to have Israel grab the entire West Bank.”

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6.3 Justifying Ethnic Cleansing

“I am probably telling him right now. I am content… to have those people who have been aggressors against Israel retired to some other arena.”Dick Armey

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6.4 Demonising Islam

“a demon-possessed paedophile.”Jerry Vines

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6.4 Demonising Islam

“Those responsible include anyone anywhere who smiled in response to the annihilation of patriots… We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity.Ann Coulter, National Review

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6.4 Demonising Islam

“We weren’t punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officials. We carpet bombed German cities, we killed civilians. That’s war. And this is war.”Ann Coulter,National Review

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6.4 Demonising Islam

“Lots of sentiment for nuking Mecca... few people would die and it would send a signal… the time for seriousness is now.”Rich Lowe,National Review

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6.4 Demonising Islam

“our immigration policies are now so skewed to the Middle East … that we have introduced these people into our midst and undoubtedly there are terrorist cells all over them.’Pat Robertson

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“a Satanic roadmap.”Gary Bauer

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“If the United States takes East Jerusalem back and makes it the capital of the Palestinian State, then we are asking for the wrath of God.”Pat Robertson

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“How can Bush who knows the Bible, have no fear of God and pressure Israel into territorial compromise for the sake of the roadmap? God will punish him for it. The dollar will fall. Bush will sink into depression and he could very well lose the next election.” David Wilkerson

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“My greatest fear is that President Bush is ignorantly leading the United States into God’s judgment.”Hal Lindsey

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“I am heartbroken over the latest stage of “the road map to peace”. This “Odyssey to Holocaust”…

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“I was sickened to watch a well-meaning Christian American president talk incessantly about his vision…

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6.5 Opposing the Peace Process

“for a Palestinian and Jewish state living side by side in peace.”Hal Lindsey

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Christian ZiYnism

The Political Agenda

1.Bias toward Israel2.Facilitating Emigration3.Sustaining Settlements4.Lobbying Jerusalem5.Rebuilding Temple6.Opposing Peace Process

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The Road Map to Peace

1. The Road Map will resolve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

2. This Two-State solution will lead to an independent, democratic and viable Palestinian State.

3. The Road Map is non-negotiable.

4. The UN, USA, EU & Russia will assist & facilitate its implementation.

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The Road Map to Peace

Phase I:Ending TerrorMay 2003

Phase II:TransitionJune –December 2003

Phase III:End of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2004-2005

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The Road Map to Peace

Phase I: Ending Terror May 2003

Unconditional cessation of violence & terrorism

Comprehensive PA political reforms

Freezing of settlements & demolitions

Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian areas occupied since 2000

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The Road Map to Peace

Phase II: Transition June-December 2003

Palestinian Elections

Creation of Palestinian State with provisional borders

International Conference by Quartet

Restoration of links between the Arab States and Israel

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The Road Map to Peace

Phase III: Peace 2004-2005

2nd International Peace Conference.

End to the Occupation of 1967.

Agreement on borders, Jerusalem, settlements and refugees.

Two states Israel and Palestine.

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The Road Map to Peace

Securitybased on human rights & rule of international law

Peacebased on justice & equality not subjugation

Reconciliationbased on mutual respect & growing interdependence

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Christian ZionismThe History, Theology & Politics

Audio book CD£5

Stephen Sizer : Audio Book

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A Prayer for Peace

May the justice of God fall down like fire and bring a home for the Palestinian. May the mercy of God pour down like rain and protect the Jewish people.

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A Prayer for Peace

And may the beautiful eyes of a Holy God who weeps for His children bring His healing hope to His wounded ones. For the Jew & the Palestinian.

Garth Hewitt

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