Yes, Mr. Erekat, Jesus was a Jew

The kindest thing one can say about Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian "negotiator," is that he suffers, or pretends to suffer, from delusions or fantasies.  How else can one explain his statement on January 31, 2014 at a conference in Munich when he specified the reason for the Palestinian refusal to accept Israel as a Jewish state?  To do so, he said, would be "asking me to change my narrative." That fabricated Palestinian narrative of victimhood has concocted hyperbolic and inaccurate commentaries about Middle East history and Israeli policies.  Erekat has employed it, as many other critics and boycotters of Israel have done, for political ends. Erekat's claim was that "I am the proud son of the Canaanites who were there 5,500 years before Joshua Ben Nun burned down the town of Jericho."  The thrust of his assertion is that Palestinians are descended from these Canaanites, and thus are the real native population of the...(Read Full Article)