• ISRAEL \ Apr 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
  • ISRAEL \ Mar 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
  • ISRAEL \ Mar 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
  • ISRAEL \ Feb 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

  • ISRAEL \ Jan 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
  • ISRAEL \ Jan 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
  • ISRAEL \ Jan 23, 2002
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    Israel's domestic security service has recommended that Jews be allowed to resume visiting the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem's Old City

    By Lee Hockstader, Washington Post Foreign Service, Monday, January 21, 2002

    Israeli Proposal Draws Alarm
  • ISRAEL \ Jan 19, 2002
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    The protestors chanted anti-government slogans and condemned Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, calling him "the enemy of God." for his decision to stop work at the Shihab al-Din mosque, which has been under construction for several weeks at a site very near the Christian Basilica of the Annunciation.

    By Jalal Banna and Ori Nir, Ha'aretz Correspondents, Jan 19, 2002

    Thousands attend Islamic Movement protest in Nazareth
  • ISRAEL \ Jan 17, 2002
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    The committee was set up last week and given two weeks to advise the government on its next steps. But after hearing from representatives of the Waqf Islamic religious trust and the Christian churches, Thursday, Sharansky said that the panel would have to hold further discussions before reaching any conclusions.

    By Ori Nir, Ha'aretz, Jan 17, 2002
    Panel on Nazareth mosque construction to visit disputed site
  • ISRAEL \ Jan 14, 2002
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    Muslim leaders in the city reacted angrily to Sharon's statements, saying: "This is an attempt by Sharon to curry favor with and move closer to the Christian World
    U.S. President George W. Bush, however, has expressed satisfaction with last week's to suspend construction of the mosque

    Haaretz, By Jalal Bana and Aluf Benn, Jan 14, 2002