Christians in and out of the Holy Land

By ILAN TROEN On Sunday evening, April 22, Bob Simon, the veteran reporter of the highly respected and widely viewed CBS television program 60 Minutes, presented a program entitled “Christians of … [Read more...]

Christians for Palestine

By LEE SMITH (Tablet) For most American Jews and Israelis, evangelical Christians are synonymous with zealous, biblically inspired support of the Jewish state—so zealous, in fact, that it makes … [Read more...]

American Jews cast wary eye on evangelicals

By NATHAN GUTTMAN (The Jewish Daily Forward) WASHINGTON — Advocates for improved relations between Jews and Christian evangelicals had hoped that years of working together to support Israel would … [Read more...]

Evangelical couple cares for lone soldiers in Jerusalem

By MEREDITH MANDELL JERUSALEM (JTA) — Every Friday night, Scott and Theresa Johnson host Jewish Shabbat dinners for lone Israeli soldiers. The meal begins after sundown, preceded by the Kiddush … [Read more...]

Many Egyptian Copts making first Easter pilgrimage to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hundreds of Egyptian Coptic Christians are making an Easter pilgrimage to Jerusalem for the first time, feeling released from the late Pope Shenouda’s ban on visiting … [Read more...]

Christian faith is rooted in Jerusalem’s history

By WAYNE STILES One of greatest Passover celebrations of history occurred during the reign of Hezekiah. Immediately following that faithfulness came one of the greatest challenges in the king’s … [Read more...]

Arab Spring is winter for Christians in Middle East

By Dow Marmur ( Though early Christians suffered persecution and many died as martyrs, when Christianity became dominant it was Christians who treated first Jews and later also Muslims … [Read more...]

Remembering a Christian warrior for Zion

By MICHAEL FREUND (The Jerusalem Post) Saturday marked the 68th anniversary of the passing of a great man, one whose contributions to the establishment of the State of Israel and its defense cannot … [Read more...]

Coptic Pope Shenouda III dies at 88

(JWN and agencies)—Pope Shenouda III, the head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church for four decades, died on Saturday from cancer at age 88. Egypt’s official news agency, MENA, reported that Shenouda … [Read more...]

Jerusalem cave may be tomb of Jesus’s disciples

By NIR HASSON (Haaretz) Under an ordinary residential building in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood, a robotic arm with a camera inserted into a Second Temple-era burial cave has revealed … [Read more...]

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