As Jobs and Freedom Are Lost, Hardships of Incursion Outweigh Appeal of Living in Holy City.
"I want to live a normal life, where my children are not afraid," said Grace Handal, 27. "Where shells don't go over our house and tanks don't come into our yard. My kids used to draw pictures of birds. Now they draw tanks."
By Doug Struck, Washington Post, Monday, May 6, 2002
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May 03, 20023446 readsAndrew Bush and his wife Karen serve in the village of Bir Zeit, the home of the famous Palestinian University.
They challenge believers to get the whole story. "For Christians that come to Israel and make it on to the West Bank, they'll realize they've only been receiving part of the story and have been poorly informed."
By Jeremy Reynalds, ASSIST News Service, May 3, 2002
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Israeli followers of Christ worry about the daily threat of suicide bombings and cast anxious glances at Arabs who move freely in their midst. Palestinian Christians can't travel to jobs that provide for their families and cringe when the Israeli army begins another round of shelling.
April 3, 2002, By Mark Kelly, Worthy News
April 09, 20023265 readsBader Mansour, Co-Editor of "Come and See" together with D. Michael Hostetler, Executive Director of Nazareth Village, speak to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review about life in Nazareth.
By Jennifer Reeger, Pittsburg Tribune Review, March 18, 2002
February 06, 20023344 readsKatrina MacNab's friendship with many in London's growing Islamic community has given her a door to present the gospel. A widow in her 40s, MacNab challenges an aggressive Islamic mission campaigning successfully among both immigrants and black Londoners who have long-experienced Christianity as the "white man's religion."
Charisma News, Feb 5, 2002
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January 22, 20023527 readsAccording to David Jaeger, member of the board of Custodia, the Vatican body responsible for the holy sites in the Holy Land, the decision-makers in Jerusalem should learn the lesson to give more respect to the churches in Israel and that things should not be done in secret.
Akiva Eldar, People and Politics, Haaretz, Jan 22, 2002