• July 08, 2002
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    The Israeli government decided yesterday to support a bill proposed by MK Haim Druckman (National Religious Party) that would enable state land to be apportioned for Jewish use only.
    Druckman formulated his proposal in response to the High Court of Justice's landmark decision in the Katzir case, holding that Israeli Arabs have rights to live anywhere they want.

    By Aluf Benn and Moshe Reinfeld, Haaretz, July 8, 2002
    Government backs bill to allot state land only to Jews
  • July 02, 2002
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    "I have more than one hundred students and imams who study Islam with me and support our ideas from a religious point of view," says Sheikh Abdel al-Salaam Menasra of Nazareth.

    By LAUREN GELFOND, Jerusalem Post, June 30, 2002

  • July 02, 2002
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    Thanks in part to donations from U.S. Christian sources, 350 American Jews intent on living in Israel will land at Ben-Gurion International Airport on July 9th, where Prime Minister Ariel Sharon himself is supposed to be among the welcoming committee.

    By Orly Halpern, Haaretz, June 28, 2002

    U.S. olim will land softly, thanks to Christian help
  • June 15, 2002
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    Interior Minister Eli Yishai reasserted his statements made Thursday at Bar Ilan University, according to which the willingness of non-Jewish soldiers in the IDF to "fight everywhere" is questionable.

    The Jerusalem Post, June 14, 2002

  • May 30, 2002
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    For the last eight years the Jerusalem Friendship Fund collected donations from the evangelical community in aid of immigration and welfare projects in Israel. To date, the fund has distributed around $60 million.

    By Yair Sheleg, Haaretz, May 29, 2002

    Program links U.S. evangelicals with Israel
  • May 22, 2002
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    For more than three years Mar Elias College at Ibillin has jointly with Indianapolis University been constructing University program and an infrastructure towards the inauguration of the first Arab University in Israel.
    Bryson Arthur, Head of the Department of Divinity & Holy Land Studies, describes the program they will have.

    Special for Come and See, May 22, 2002

    Theology in Galilee:  an Embryo at Ibillin
  • May 13, 2002
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    Grace and Truth Congregation in Rishon Litzion is in the process of establishing a Fund to channel finanical assistance to Jews and Arabs.
    The Fund has already been begun with a generous donation of $25,000 from Patmos International in Finland.

    Special for Come and See, May 13, 2002

  • May 02, 2002
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    IDF Chief Rabbi Brig. Gen. Yisrael Weiss, 6,700 non-Jews serve in the army and 14 of them have been killed in the intifada.



    Gideon Alon, Ha'aretz, May 3, 2002
  • April 25, 2002
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    Leaders of Messianic Congregations publish a full page advertisement in Israel's leading Newspaper, Yedeiot Ahronot.

    The ad quotes from Isaiah saying: "Your adversaries will be reduced to nothing and perish. When you will look for your opponents, you will not find them; your enemies will be reduced to absolutely nothing. For I am the Lord your God, the one who takes hold of your right hand, who says to you, 'Don't be afraid, I am helping you.'"

    Special for Come and See, April 25, 2002

  • April 25, 2002
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    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says the United States should leverage economic and military aid to Israel to persuade the Jewish state to withdraw from Palestinian lands in exchange for Middle East peace.

    VOA News, 21 Apr 2002