When Hitch is good, he is very, very good. This is one of the best defenses of free speech and free thought I’ve ever heard. My religious readers will need to be sitting down with their minds open. Just try to fault his logic here.
I’ll give you one potential oversimplification. I think that most Muslim haters of the Jews would be that way even without the New Testament. I do like the “badly plagiarized” comment.