Christianity, Culture, Current events, Israel, Religion, Religious Freedom, Religious Persecution

Israel Probes Extremist For Anti-Christian Comments

Israeli authorities have opened a criminal investigation into alleged incitement by Benzi Gopstein, leader of the far-right anti-assimilation Lehava group, according to Israeli media reports, after he wrote an article in December that likened Christians to “vampires” and called for them to be expelled from the holy land. In the article published on far-right Israeli… Read More Israel Probes Extremist For Anti-Christian Comments

Christianity, Church, Culture, Current events, Interfaith, Israel, Pentecost, Religion

Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion

Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion Jerusalem, the Old City. Early morning, Shavuot. As I do every year, I go for a ritual bath in the old city mikve. This year a message is posted on the bulletin board that catches my attention. The message is in the traditional “question and answer” form, addressed to the… Read More Misrepresenting Christians at Mount Zion

Culture, Current events, Israel, Religion

American Jewish Groups Welcome Netanyahu Apology

March 24, 2015 Tova Dvorin  Displayed with permission from Arutz Sheva The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed Tuesday Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu”s apology to the Israeli Arab community for comments he made to his supporters during the 20th Knesset elections. The ADL sent a letter to the prime minister earlier urging him to apologize to the Israeli… Read More American Jewish Groups Welcome Netanyahu Apology

Culture, Current events, International, Israel, Religion

Israel PM Says “No Palestinian State on My Watch” and Exit Polls Show Tight Race

  March 17, 2015 Displayed with permission from Al Jazeera PM Netanyahu declares “great victory” in tight race but his opponent Zionist Union chief says “everything is open.” Polls have been closed in Israel’s parliamentary elections, with exit polls showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and the centre-left Zionist Union in a virtual deadlock.… Read More Israel PM Says “No Palestinian State on My Watch” and Exit Polls Show Tight Race