Turns out the Christian group where Ted Cruz was booed because he supported Israel is funded and organized by vicious anti Semites . Kudos to Cruze for exposing them in this way. Dumisani Washington Free Beacon.
conference on Wednesday funded by a controversial Clinton donor that
will feature pro-Hezbollah and pro-Assad speakers in Washington, D.C. …
roster of speakers includes some of the Assad regime’s most vocal
Christian supporters, as well as religious leaders allied with the
Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah. …
for the conference was provided by Clinton donor and Lebanese-Nigerian
billionaire Gilbert Chagoury, according to organizers. The wealthy
businessman pledged $1 billion to the Clinton Global Initiative in 2009.
is also reportedly backer of Lebanese politician Michel Aoun,
Hezbollah’s top Christian ally in the country, according to U.S.
diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks.
Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Raï, who was scheduled to speak during the
same keynote slot as Cruz on Wednesday evening, has called Israel an
“enemy state that is occupying Lebanese territory” and defended
Hezbollah’s right to attack the Jewish state. …
at the summit have also aligned themselves with the Iranian-backed
terrorist group. Syriac Orthodox Church Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius
Aphrem II posted photos from his meeting with a “high level delegation
from Hezbollah” on his official Facebook page last week. …
conference speaker, Antioch Church patriarch Gregory III Laham has
claimed a “Zionist conspiracy against Islam” is responsible for al Qaeda
attacks on Iraqi Christians.
is actually a conspiracy planned by Zionism and some Christians with
Zionist orientations, and it aims at undermining and giving a bad image
of Islam,” Laham said in 2010, according to the Daily Star. …
spokesperson for Cruz said the senator will still speak at the
conference despite the controversial participants because he is
committed to raising awareness about the persecution of Middle East
Cruz is appearing at the In Defense of Christians event tonight because
he wants to take every opportunity to highlight this crisis, the
unspeakable persecution of Christians,” said Catherine Frazier. “America
has been silent for far too long, and we need to speak with a united
voice against this horror. Sen. Cruz is speaking to make the unequivocal
point that religious bigotry in all its forms–be it targeting
Christians, Jews, or minority Muslim sects–is an evil that must be
exposed and combatted.