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A Utah General for Israel

By Mark Paredes

November 15, 2010 | 12:12 pm

“As goes America, so goes Israel. [Israel] is our sister democracy in a sea of totalitarianism. It is surrounded by people who want to throw them off the face of the earth.” – Utah... read on

  • Glenn Beck and the Jews: He Doesn’t Get It

    By Mark Paredes

    November 11, 2010 | 10:48 pm

    “And George Soros used to go around with this anti-Semite and deliver papers to the Jews and confiscate their property and then ship them off … Here’s a Jewish boy helping send the Jews to the death camps. And I am certainly not saying that George Soros enjoyed that, even had a... read on

  • Auschwitz, God, and Piotr

    By Mark Paredes

    November 7, 2010 | 11:33 pm

    Dr. Piotr Cywiński is a mensch. The Catholic intellectual who heads the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in Poland spoke at the LA Holocaust Museum last week, and it’s a shame that only 20 souls showed up to hear his insightful remarks. We all enjoyed hearing about the South Korean... read on

  • ADL and LDS

    By Mark Paredes

    November 4, 2010 | 12:29 am

    “We support our friends in Utah who have been impacted by these disturbing incidents.” – ADL Central Pacific Regional Director Daniel S. Sandman, responding to arson attacks on two LDS chapels in Salt Lake City last month
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    News that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has once... read on

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  • Why Are Most Mormons Republicans?

    By Mark Paredes

    October 31, 2010 | 9:42 pm

    “I teach them correct principles, and they govern themselves.” – Joseph Smith, explaining to a legislator how he managed to govern so many Mormons
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    In two days the nation’s Jews and Mormons will join their fellow citizens in electing political leaders to local, state, and... read on

  • The Archbishop, Jews, and Christian Zionists

    By Mark Paredes

    October 27, 2010 | 12:41 am

    “We Christians cannot speak of the ‘promised land’ as an exclusive right for a privileged Jewish people. This promise was nullified by Christ. There is no longer a chosen people – all men and women of all countries have become the chosen people.” – Melkite Catholic... read on

  • What Kind of Jew Would an Orthodox Mormon Be?

    By Mark Paredes

    October 24, 2010 | 12:19 am

    This week I received the following question from a Jewish teacher who is seeking a greater understanding of the LDS faith: which Jewish movement most closely approximates the Mormon view of obedience to God’s law? In framing my answer, I will avail myself of Professor (and... read on

  • Rabin’s Peacemaking Legacy: Is There One?

    By Mark Paredes

    October 20, 2010 | 1:56 am

    Fifteen Jewish years ago today, I was leaving a Domino’s Pizza one block from Kings of Israel Square (today’s Rabin Square) in the heart of Tel Aviv. The largest peace rally in Israel’s history was in full swing, and someone said that Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was speaking.... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Mark Paredes is a member of the Jewish Relations Committee of the LDS Church’s Southern California Public Affairs Council. He has worked for the ZOA, the American Jewish...

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