Turn the other cheek?
Were the Jews wrong to fight back? Their determined resistance led to the post-war Allies endorsing their return to Palestine to establish the Jewish state of Israel after 2,000 years of exile. For the next half-century, they’ve had to continue to fight. Should they just turn the other cheek? What would happen if they did? And what about Christians today? At the hand of Islamist extremists, “Christians in the Middle East and Africa are being slaughtered, tortured, raped, kidnapped, beheaded, and forced to flee the birthplace of Christianity,” writes Kirsten Powers for internet news site the Daily Beast .