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April 28, 20113319 readsChannel One makes a documentary about the persecution of Messianic Jews by Ultra Orthodox groups in the countryHere are three links to an Israeli TV news magazine program aired last week, titled "Big Brother and the Jew", which shows very well the nature of the extent to which the extreme ultra-orthodox 'guardians of the Jewish religion' are willing to go in their unbelief, whether with knowledge or not.
Thanks for the program being aired go the the JIJ (Jerusalem Institute of Justice), and thanks to Maoz Israel for putting the English sub-titles on so quickly for general audiences.
April 21, 20114008 readsMusalaha Statement: Discouragement is always a part of reconciliation. It is inevitable. However, one of the best ways to deal with discouragement is to look to inspirational examples of success. For instance, consider the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Many said it could never be built, because of all the obstacles that stood in its way: the currents, the winds, and the frequent earthquakes. Nevertheless, in the end they managed to build it, and brought the two sides of the bay closer to each other. Now people cross over it all the time and rarely ever think about the effort and how many years were required to build it. We take it for granted, but building bridges is hard work.
March 24, 20114589 readsThe woman killed in the terror attack was a Christian who had been working for 20 years translating the Bible into the language of a tribe in togo.
Mary Gardner was from Scotland and she came to Israel at the beginning of the year to hone her translating skills at a ministry here called the home for Bible translators (Assoicated with Wycliffe Bible Translators)
Chris Mitchell and Julie Stahl, CBN, and "Come and See", March 24, 2011
March 20, 20113086 readsThe Greek Orthodox Patriarchate sold most of its leasing rights to large swaths of Jerusalem to a group of Jewish investors last week. The NIS 80 million agreement puts an end to the long draw-out land affair - at least for the next 140 years.
In the deal, signed March 10, the Patriarchate sold most of its rights to lease the land it has held in Jerusalem to a group of Jewish investors from Israel and abroad. The group includes the Ben David family, one of the wealthiest in Jerusalem, who are large property investors and partners in Givot Olam Oil Exploration.
The Marker, March 18, 2011
February 24, 20114368 readsThe Anglican bishop in Israel, Suheil Dawani, petitioned the Jerusalem District Court yesterday demanding that Interior Minister Eli Yishai return his visa, which was confiscated after it was discovered that he sold land to Palestinians.
Six months ago, Dawani, who has served as the top Anglican official in Israel since 2007, was informed that the Interior Ministry had canceled his visa and that he would be deported from the country.
By Nir Hasson, Haaretz, Feb 24, 2011
December 27, 20103431 readsChristians constitute roughly 2 percent of the country’s citizens, or 153,000 people out of the 7.5 million population, according to figures released this week by the Central Bureau of Statistics ahead of Christmas Day on Saturday.
According to the figures, 80.4% of the Christians in Israel are Arabs and the rest are immigrants who arrived under the "Law of Return", since they had Jewish relatives. The majority of those in the second category of Christians arrived during the large waves of aliya from the former Soviet Union.
Jerusalem Post, Dec 23, 2010
September 17, 20103805 readsThe first conference for Christian believing teachers, both Evangelical Arabs, Messianic Jews and ex-pats serving in Israel, was held on Sunday September 12th in Tel Aviv, with more than 50 participants. The participants were from different schools such as the Nazareth Baptist School, the Anglican School in Jerusalem, Tabitha School in Jaffa, Makor Hatikva Messianic School in Jerusalem, and others.
Special For Come and See, Sep 17, 2010