During the Holidays of Passover, more than 3,500 Believers from different congregations in Israel gathered in Kibbutz Ginnosar near the Sea of Galilee for a 4 day event.
Participants were Israeli Jews, Russian Jews, Ethiopian Jews, Arab believers, Lebanese believers and western Christians. Taking into consideration the tiny size of the Evangalical Community in Israel, this was a huge gathering, with almost all expenses paid by "The Watchman International".
Special for Come and See, April 24, 2003
April 25, 20031913 reads
April 16, 20031228 readsArchbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams spent Palm Sunday with the Christians in Jerusalem, issuing a pastoral letter to Christians in the Middle East and preaching at the Anglican Cathedral of St. George the Martyr in Jerusalem.
by James Solheim, April 12, 2003, Episcopal News Service
April 08, 20031369 readsIt is a strange thing for a non-Jewish, American Christian girl to grow up in Israel, and even stranger for her to melt so well into the fabric of Israeli society.
An Israeli church elder writes about Abigail Lytle, the 14 year old girl that was killed in the Haifa blast a month ago.
by Baruch Maoz, Banner of Truth, April 8, 2003
April 07, 20031299 readsEvangalical Christians are generating the spiritual energy fueling George Bush's war on global terrorism. According to a poll, 63 percent of American Jewry supports active involvement by the U.S. administration in the peace process.
Akiva Eldar, one of Israel's leading columnists, explains why "With Christian friends like these, the right-wing government in Israel does not need Jewish friends to rebuff political initiatives like the road map"
Akiva Eldar, Haaretz, April 7, 2003
March 28, 20033387 readsHaddad will be new Apostolic Administrator Named for Akka, Haifa, Nazareth and Galilee. Within a year, he will replace Bishop Botrus Muallem.
According to "Come and See" sources, Archmandrite Emile Shoufany, head of the St. Joseph School in Nazareth has travelled to Rome to file a reservation, as he saw himself a candidate for this post. in 1998, Shoufani was a appointed for the post. PLO opposed his selection while Israel supported him. Sensing trouble, the Vatican refused to confirm Shoufani's appointment.
Speical for Come and See, March 30, 2003
March 11, 20031326 readsThe court postponed the destruction order issued by Nazareth Magistrate's Court last Thursday.
The square in Nazareth has become the source of tension between Christian and Muslim leaders and groups because of differing interpretations of its historic and spiritual importance
By Uri Ash, Haaretz, March 13
March 10, 20031567 readsPhilip, Abigail's father held a Bible and told the mourners in a choked voice of how he choose Abigail's name for its meaning in Hebrew, "father's joy."
The tragic death of Abigail in a terror attack was one of the first opportinuties the Israeli media is exposed to the tiny community of evangalicals living in the country
Special Reporter, Come and See, March 9, 2003
March 06, 20031499 readsThe court orders to demolish the first floor that was built in Shehab El-Din Mosque in Nazareth. The mosque was built on a disputed land near the Church of Announciation, where according to the tradition, is the site where the angel announced to the virgin Mary that she will have a son that will be the Messiah
Special For Come and See, March 6, 2003
March 06, 20033044 readsAt least 15 people were killed and more than 40 wounded, some critically, in a suicide bombing yesterday afternoon at a main Egged bus line stop in central Haifa. Abigail Litle, the 14 year old daughter of Baptist Pastor was killed in blast.
Funeral will take place on Sunday, March 09 at 12:00, at the Messianic cemetery at the southern entrance to Haifa.
Special for Come and See, March 6, 2003