JERUSALEM DISPATCHES PART III

 

Jesus arrested by Sanhedrin;

Disciple Judas identified as betrayer

Special to The Covert Letter
JERUSALEM (April 4) –Jesus of Nazareth, in a stunning turn of events, was arrested late yesterday in the Garden of Gethsemane. One of his closest companions identified him to an enforcement unit representing the Sanhedrin, according to witnesses. 

A source said Judas Iscariot unexpectedly met the delegation, then embraced Jesus kissing his cheek in greeting. Jesus was immediately seized.

Judas, from Kerioth, South Judea, was identified as one of “The Twelve,” accompanying Jesus on his ministerial journey. No explanation was provided for his betrayal and other disciples refused to condemn him.… Read More