Evangelicals side with Israel. That’s hurting Palestinian Christians.
[The following appeared on Dec. 23 as an op-ed in the Washington Post online.]
When Americans sing carols about the ‘Little Town of Bethlehem’ this Christmas, they should keep in mind who lives there.
By Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian (Assistant editor at Foreign Policy)
This week, Christmas pageants across the country will reenact the scenes of the nativity; carolers will sing the beloved hymn, “O Little Town of Bethlehem”; and millions will turn their hearts toward that ancient city, where many believe that Jesus was born. But it’s likely most Americans haven’t pondered what that birthplace is like today — or who lives there.