OPINION (CBN) – Jews and Christians are calling out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and the New York Times for promoting the idea that Jesus was Palestinian, and not a Jew living in Roman-occupied Judea. Omar faced backlash after she retweeted a tweet from Omar Suleiman, an American Muslim scholar and civil rights activist, accusing conservative Christians of being ignorant about Jesus’ Palestinian heritage. “I was once asked

by a relative who is a Palestinian Christian why the Christian right in America largely supports their oppression,” Suleiman wrote. “Don’t they know we’re Christian too? Do they even consider us human? Don’t they know Jesus was a Palestinian?’ Just hours before that tweet, the New York Times published an opinion piece that claimed, “Jesus, born in Bethlehem, was most likely a Palestinian man with dark skin.” READ MORE

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