Israelis barely celebrate secular New Year, Christmas

A new study by the Jewish People Policy Institute finds only a small minority of Israelis mark the secular New Year, Chrismas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 6:04 PM

Thousands at Christmas celebrations in Nazareth

Israeli Arab Christians celebrate Christmas in parade that took place in northern city of Nazareth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 10:56 PM

Christmas sympathy for Palestinian Arabs - wrapped in lies

Those bemoaning the Palestinian Arabs deprived of Christmas peace "through no fault of their own" might remember that 90% are Muslims to whom the holiday is a reason for jihad. And that's not all. Barry Shaw, 12/24/2018, 8:31 PM

'Get a load of this'

PM Netanyahu slams Iran for saying 'Merry Christmas' while jailing Christians, asks world to pray for Christians suffering under Iran rule.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2017, 3:32 PM

Ukraine: Christmas play turns anti-Semitic

Christmas play at Polish consulate in Ukraine includes anti-Semitic message.JTA, 12/27/2017, 7:16 PM

The night the UNRWA stole Xmas

There is a new version of the story of the beginning of Christianity, author UNRWA. David Bedein, 12/24/2017, 6:45 PM

PLO Washington office cancels Christmas reception

Office of PLO says 'difficult decision' to cancel event about Christmas in Bethlehem on same day as Trump's Jerusalem announcement.JTA, 12/6/2017, 6:45 PM

Jerusalem Hanukkah event to feature Santa Claus and Mohammed?

Residents fuming after a Jerusalem community center's annual Hanukkah party will also honor Mohammed and Santa Claus.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 3:00 PM

No investigation against Technion rabbi

State Prosecutor refuses to open investigation against Technion rabbi who told religious students to avoid building with Christmas tree.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 10:25 PM

How Islamists are celebrating Christmas this year

​​​​​​​The slow-but-steady int'l Muslim advance on Christians, especially this past week, gives Islamists reason to celebrate Christmas.Hillel Fendel, 12/26/2016, 1:15 AM

Christmas tree causes uproar at Technion

Rabbi of Technion forbids students from entering building with Christmas tree, calls tree a pagan symbol and worse than a Christian symbol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 5:18 PM

Christian-Arab Israeli soldiers celebrate Xmas

Jerusalem celebrations highlight rise in Christian IDF recruits, with Father Naddaf hoping they can become viewed as patriotic Israelis.Shoshana Miskin, 12/24/2015, 9:31 PM

Netanyahu sends Christians Christmas greetings

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sends Christmas greetings to Christians in Israel and across the world.Ari Soffer, 12/24/2015, 7:00 PM

Ben Gurion to shut down tomorrow as strike begins

Nationwide public sector strike could spoil travel plans for thousands of Christian pilgrims heading to the Holy Land for Christmas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 6:14 PM

Christmas the day that Diaspora Jews feel Jewish

Whether it is the 'Matzoball' or eating Chinese food, Jews have created a counterculture to celebrate their own 'otherness' in the U.S.Raphael Poch, 12/22/2015, 5:42 PM

Bentzi Gopshtain calls missionaries 'vampires'

Left-wing activists claim Lehava leader Bentzi Gopshtain called all Christians 'vampires' in article calling to ban Christmas.Ari Soffer, 12/22/2015, 4:00 PM

Lehava protests Jerusalem Christmas fair

Anti-assimilation activists denounce YMCA fair as attempt to steal Jewish souls.Matt Wanderman, 11/29/2015, 9:42 PM

Police Shot Outside Church on Coptic Christmas Eve

Three policemen killed in Egypt as Islamist violence continues; authorities ramp up security in anticipation of more attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 8:55 PM

J'lem Municipality Hands Out Free Christmas Trees

Jewish capital? Councilman King notes 'no free hanukkiyot,' and wishes rabbis who supported Mayor Barkat 'merry Christmas.'Ari Yashar, 12/30/2014, 4:04 PM

PA Co-opts Jesus the 'Palestinian Messiah, Martyr'

PA Christmas tradition of rewriting history continues as Jesus claimed as 'first Palestinian' by senior officials and Abbas.Ari Yashar, 12/29/2014, 9:21 AM

Israel a Safe Haven for Middle East Christians

Netanyahu uses Christmas address to highlight plight of Middle East's Christians; calls on Jews, Christians to unite against common threat.Ari Soffer, 12/25/2014, 2:55 PM

NGOs Use Christian Anti-Semitism to Urge BDS

NGO Monitor annual report shows how the 'holiday spirit' has NGOs worldwide pushing religious demonization of Israel.Ari Yashar, 12/23/2014, 5:40 PM

Edelstein: Christmas Trees Reind Jews of Suffering

The reason he did not sanction one in front of the Knesset had nothing to do with Christians, but with Jews, says MK Yuli Edelstein.David Lev, 12/26/2013, 2:57 PM

Christmas Bombing Targets Iraqi Christians

Terrorist attack targeting worshippers leaving service, as Iraq's Christians face a bleak future.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 12:48 PM

Abbas to Christians: Visit PA During Papal Visit

PA Chairman, ever the opportunist, uses reports of Papal visit to encourage PA tourism, rally for more international support.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 7:58 PM

PLO Video Claims Jesus was 'Palestinian'

Video uses Christmas 'magic' to push demonization of Israel; claims Jesus 'was of its own.'Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 5:17 PM

Edelstein Nixes Knesset Christmas Tree

Edelstein nixes Christian Arab MK’s request for an official Christmas tree in Knesset entrance.Maayana Miskin, 12/22/2013, 12:48 PM

IDF, PA Coordinate Christmas Merriment

IDF agrees to relax security so Christians living under PA can celebrate with family in Israel.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 11:06 AM

Romania Broadcasts Anti-Semitic Christmas Carol

State-operated station broadcasts carol with anti-Semitic slurs on station to rural communities; officials shirk responsibility.Tova Dvorin, 12/12/2013, 12:13 AM

Video: PM Pledges to Ensure Religious Freedom

Netanyahu: "Israel is proud of its record of religious tolerance and pluralism, and will continue to protect freedom of religion for all."Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/25/2012, 1:44 AM

Catholic Leader: Christmas is 'Birth of Palestine'

The Patriarch of Jerusalem's Roman Catholic Church declared Christmas is also a celebration of … the birth of the state of Palestine.”Chana Ya'ar, 12/24/2012, 9:41 PM

The Last Christmas in Muslim Middle East?

Militant Islam is wiping out Christianity in the Muslim Middle East, according to a new study by the British think tank Civitas.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 12/24/2012, 5:02 PM

Christmas Tree Gone from Jaffa Gate

Report: Jerusalem municipality claimed the tree was "a three-day event."Gil Ronen, 12/24/2012, 9:28 AM

Syrian Christian Nightmare of a Black Christmas

Dreams of a white Christmas have turned to nightmares of a black one for those in Syria observing the December 25th holiday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/24/2012, 7:29 AM

Foreign Ministry Probe over 'Jesus' Post

Israel on defensive after embassy in Ireland posted: if Jesus and Mary were alive, they would probably be lynched in Bethlehem.Gil Ronen, 12/22/2012, 7:52 PM

‘O Boycott All ye Faithful’: Anti-Israel Christmas

Several PA-based Christian organizations are getting in the holiday spirit with attacks on Israel, including ‘Jews killed Jesus’ libel.Maayana Miskin, 12/21/2012, 11:37 AM

PA Plays Jesus Card

The PA booted most Christian residents out of Bethlehem, but claims Jesus was a Shaheed, defying history and the New Testament.Gil Ronen, 12/25/2010, 10:16 PM

PA Christian Holiday Measures

New goodwill gestures by the government to the Palestinian Authority herald the start of the Christian holiday season in Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2010, 4:45 PM

IDF Eases Arab Travel for Xmas

The IDF is significantly easing travel limits for Arabs during the Christian holidays and is allowing an unlimited number of Arabs to enter IsraelTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/24/2009, 1:10 PM


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