• July 11, 2001
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    The Israeli government, backing ultra-orthodox Jewish groups, has now effectively suspended the Church of Scotland?s $20 million hotel complex project after the discovery of what is believed to be an ancient graveyard at the building site.

    Ben Lynfield,In Tiberias, The Scotsman, July 2001
    Tiberias looks longingly at Church of Scotland?s $20 million hotel
  • July 05, 2001
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    An American rabbi living in Israel is soliciting humanitarian aid from Christians -- to help the poor and deprived of Jerusalem. His fellowship has raised $100,000 for 75 families who suffered losses in a May wedding reception.

    Israeli Jews Seeking Donations from Christians
  • July 05, 2001
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    According to Rabbi Michael Melchior, the religious contacts have survived through the past ten months of violence with the blessing of political leaders whose own negotiations have effectively collapsed.

    The Times, UK, July 5, 2001
  • June 27, 2001
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    Israel has decided to develop the traditional site of Jesus' baptism along the Jordan River near the Palestinian town of Jerico and clear mines from what is now a closed military zone, the Tourism Ministry said Tuesday.

    The Associated Press, June 26, 2001
    Israel decides to clear mines near site of Jesus' baptism
  • June 26, 2001
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    Ultra-Orthodox organizations vow to put an end to building project belonging to the church of Scotland in the center of Tiberias

    By Shahar Ilan, Haaretz, June 25, 2001
    Church's hotel project raises grave dispute
  • June 22, 2001
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    After a thousand years in pieces, an ancient Roman obelisk stood proudly again on June 18 in the seaport of Caesarea.

    Religion Today, June 22, 2001
  • June 20, 2001
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    The monk from Wadi Kelt was shot dead while driving along the Jerusalem-Ma'ale Adumim road last week.

    By Amos Harel, Ha’aretz Correspondent, June 20, 2001
    Killers of Greek monk captured
  • June 20, 2001
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    This is the first time that an Israeli Arab Christian has been chosen for the post

    By Jalal Bana, Ha'aretz Correspondent, June 19, 2001
  • June 16, 2001
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    Reflections of the phenomenon of search for spirituality in Israel, includes at least four large New Age festivals that drew tens of thousands of revelers this spring.

    By JASON KEYSER, Associated Press Writer, June 16, 2001
    Some Israelis Go New Age
  • June 03, 2001
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    The Israeli religious burial society is claiming that the three were born of mixed marriages - a Jewish father and a Christian mother - and therefore could not be buried in Jewish cemeteries.

    By Anat Cygielman and Yossi Verter, Ha'aretz Correspondents
    Burial society denies Jewish burial to three of the Tel-Aviv Terror Attack