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  • OPINION \\ October 16, 2019
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    I pray that the Christians that visit Jerusalem during Tabernacles will begin to live and teach a gospel that points to Jesus who is full of grace and truth rather than a feast that has become polarizing and political, the celebrations of which only hinder the cause of Christ.
    Christians & the Feast of Tabernacles: By Rev. Dr. Jack Sara
  • OPINION \\ October 05, 2019
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    Israel’s apologists never seem to tire of pointing a finger of accusation at the Palestinian Authority with allegations that the PA persecutes Palestinian Christians. Hence, they say, the decline of the indigenous Christian population in the Palestinian territories.
    Straining Out a Gnat but Swallowing a Camel - Alex Awad
  • JORDAN \\ September 07, 2019
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    The general assembly of the Jordan Evangelical Council chose reverend Habes Nimat as their new president for the coming three years. He replaces retired general Imad Mayyah who presided over the council during the past seven years.
    Rev. Habes Nimat new head of Jordan Evangelical Council
  • OPINION \\ June 07, 2019
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    It is deplorable and somewhat surprising to watch Danny Danon, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, wave a Bible at a session of the Security Council to defend his country’s theft of Palestinian land in the West Bank. He is certainly inspired by his boss, Benjamin Netanyahu, who, although secular, quotes the Bible frequently to sell his expansionist agenda.
    WAVING THE BIBLE TO BLOCK JUSTICE - Alex Awad
  • OPINION \\ April 19, 2019
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    When Christians speak about the need to stand against abortion, they do not consider the killing of living children among the Palestinians, nor the forceful occupation of the land and the building of settlements
    Biblical perspective on today’s Israel and justice - By Shukri Habibi
  • ISRAEL \\ April 10, 2019
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    Palestinians in Israel are disappointed but are not surprised. The outcome of the current elections has been predicted in more than one way. The Israeli politics showed a vision rooted in exclusivism, discrimination, fear, and Jewish superiority. Within this reality, Palestinians in Israel have a serious tension with leadership
    2019 Israeli Elections: A Palestinian Israeli Christian Perspective - By Rev. Yohanna Katanacho, PhD
  • ISRAEL \\ March 07, 2019
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    Messianic Jewish and Palestinian Christian disciples of Jesus met in Antalya, Turkey, February 14-17, 2019 for the 5th conference of the Lausanne Initiative on Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine (LIRIP). Their focus was how to make a difference through practical demonstrations of the reconciling love of Jesus across the boundaries of intractable conflict and the seemingly irreconcilable dividing walls of politicised identities. Together they affirmed their unity and commitment to work for reconciliation and a just peace in Israel/Palestine.
    Reconciled Identities – Israeli and Palestinian Disciples of Jesus Share the Search for Peace
  • ESSAYS \\ February 22, 2019
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    This is the second instalment of a series on the Biblical significance of key Christian pilgrimage sites in Israel-Palestine. The first was on Nazareth. Due to length, this instalment on Bethlehem is divided into two parts. This is the first
    Bethlehem, the Other City of David (Part 1) - By Phil Sumpter
  • FEATURES \\ December 13, 2018
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    Phil Sumpter, an Ex-pat who lives in Nazareth gives three reasons why Christmas in the Holy Land is special, in response to comments from friends in the West "that celebrating Christmas in the Holy Land must be something very special"
    Is Christmas in the Holy Land special? - By Phil Sumpter