A Quick Question for Simcha Jacobovici and his Cohort

James Tabor remarked in the Washington Post yesterday

“Legally, we could dig a tunnel and excavate, but you would have 100,000 Haredim burning tires.”

Quick question: how long would it have taken you to call any of those of us disagreeing with the conclusions you and your film and book draw about the ‘Jesus Discovery’ anti-semitic had we said something like that?

One of your assistants has called me anti-semitic in a whole flurry of emails without reason or foundation. So I ask again, how long will it take you to call Tabor anti-semitic? Or do you really think Haredim wander in giant herds and riot by burning tires whenever a tomb is opened?

Or, to say it more directly: who’s really anti-semitic here? Someone who supports the rights of the Palestinians to their own land or someone who insults an entire segment of Judaism?

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2 thoughts on “A Quick Question for Simcha Jacobovici and his Cohort

  1. Joe Zias 6 Apr 2012 at 11:10 am

    Legally THEY could NOT tunnel into the tomb, this is more of that pathetic media PR they sue all the time. Anti-Semitic remarks, used from time to time by them to draw attention to a lost cause.


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