Jordanian Christian fired for refusing to wear Muslim veil

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A Christian Jordanian woman is suing her Gulf Arab employer for firing her after she refused to cover her head under a Muslim dress code. "We are not in Iran, we are in … [Read more...]

Islamist persecution of Christian communities growing

NEW ARAB BOOK FURTHERING ANTI-SEMITIC BLOOD LIBELS: A new book, entitled Jewish Hostility Towards Christ and Christians, written in Arabic by Assad Azzouni, has been gaining much Jordanian media … [Read more...]

Israeli singer brings ‘Jerusalem’ to the Bible Belt

By RUTH BELOFF (The Jerusalem Post) If anything, Israeli singer Dudu Fisher says he wants to cut down his workload. With a career that spans more than 30 years and covers several continents, the … [Read more...]

Methodist Church rejects Israel divestment initiative

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The general conference of the United Methodist Church on Wednesday rejected an initiative for it to divest from Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, and Hewlett-Packard … [Read more...]

Bethlehem’s last Christians?

  By GIULIO MEOTTI (Ynet) Veteran CBS News anchor Bob Simon just reported on the Palestinian Christians, indicting Israel’s “occupation” as responsible for their dramatic disappearance. … [Read more...]

Journalistic malpractice

  By ADAM KREDO (The Washington Free Beacon) Christian leaders, Middle East experts, and observers on Capitol Hill are crying foul on a CBS News report that they say erroneously blamed … [Read more...]

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...]

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