Metzger: Peace thwarted by glorifying terrorism

March 10, 2013 02:14

Peace in the Middle East is being stymied by a culture of violence being taught to Arab youth and children, Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger said on Thursday.

Speaking to a gathering of Christian leaders in Jerusalem, Metzger said that peace could not take root when suicide bombers are made into celebrities and glorified in a culture.“If suicide bombers are holy, if people are growing up to hate, how can we believe in peace for the future?” the chief rabbi asked.

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