Defending the Jews: The Truth about Israel
(Click here to read part 2.)
For thousands of years Israel was recognized as an important nation in the Middle East. During different periods of Israel’s history, kings and rulers gave her tribute and gifts. She was accepted as being a legitimate country and was envied by her neighbors. During the days of King Solomon, Israel had vast stores of gold and silver and precious stones: wealth that today would exceed the wealth of billionaires. This was ancient Israel’s golden age. But it didn’t last.
|(Jews wearing yellow badges in Medieval Europe.)|
"By my faith," said Wamba, "it would seem the Templars love the Jews' inheritance [the land of Israel] better than they do their company."
During the first Catholic “Crusade” in 1096, Catholic knights entered Ghettos and massacred Jews in Worms and Trier (towns in Germany) and in Metz (France) (a).