• 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
  • April 22, 2002
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    Messianic leaders in Israel appeal to Christians worldwide to stand with Israel:
    "We are in a fight for our lives and with each passing day the world comes against us with more venom and hatred. We are fighting not only demonized flesh but powers and principalities, the father of lies"

    Special For Come and See, April 23, 2002

    Messianic Jewish leaders:Appeal for help for Israel
  • April 17, 2002
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    Eirinaios won the August elections, defeating two opponents, both of whom Israel backed. Israel opposed Eirinaios's competing for the post due to "security reasons."

    Haaretz, April 17, By Baruch Kra

    Greek Orthodox patriarch finally gets government approval
  • April 15, 2002
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    Among the evangelicals to sign off on the letter to Bush were Pastors Jerry Falwell and John Hagee, Marlin Maddoux, founder of the USA Radio Network in Dallas -- and Gary Bauer of American Values.

    By Fred Jackson and Jody Brown, Agape Press, April 12, 2002
    Evangelicals Want Bush to Back Israel's 'War on Terrorism'
  • April 02, 2002
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    The Mar Elias Educational Institutions will be offering a 2-year Higher Diploma in Theology beginning September 2002.

    Special for Come and See, April 2, 2002
    Mar Elias offers Higher Diploma in Theology
  • March 26, 2002
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    In a demonstration of support for peace efforts, Archbishop of Canterbury joined the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and pilgrims in the hike down the Mount of Olives and up to the walled Old City

    By The Associated Press, March 25, 2002
  • March 26, 2002
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    The Association of Baptist Churches in Israel gives appreciation to missionary Ray Register who is leaving the country after 37 years

    Special for Come and See, March 26, 2002
    Local Church in Galilee pays tribute to Missionary
  • February 18, 2002
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    Vatican's representatives said that should the panel give the go-ahead to the mosque, it would prejudice the relations of the entire Jewish people with the Christian world.
    Islamic representatives threatened that a decision to halt the construction will prompt severe protests and "they will continue with the construction any way".

    Monday, Feb 18, Ori Nir, Haaretz

  • January 28, 2002
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    According to Rami Levi, Israel's tourism commissioner for North America: "Evangelicals are very supportive of Israel. They see all of Israel -- not just our tourism, but our economy, our national interest -- as a love. It's their spiritual belief that that is the way it has to be. We can always rely on them."

    By Mark O'Keefe, Religion News Service, January 26, 2002

    Israel's Evangelical Approach
  • January 23, 2002
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    According to Fr. Pierrebatista Pizzabala of the Franciscan Order: "There are no direct threats, but Christian leaders, who are more concerned about their communities than about their own safety, are frightened"

    By Haim Shapiro, Jerusalem Post, Jan 21, 2002

    Christian leaders 'afraid' to speak out about mosque