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Blaming Israel, not Muslims, for Christian woes

As some Christian leaders in Israel blame Jews for diminishing Christian numbers in the Holy Land, the true culprit goes unnamed. Op-ed.

Blaming Israel, not Muslims, for Christian woes

Most Christians in Israel satisfied with their lives, data shows

Arab Christias comprise 76.7% of Christians in Israel, government data shows.

Most Christians in Israel satisfied with their lives, data shows

Foreign Ministry: Church leaders' claims baseless

Israeli Foreign Ministry rejects claim by church leaders Christian community in Old City of Jerusalem under threat from 'fringe groups.'

Foreign Ministry: Church leaders' claims baseless

Record number of hate crimes against Jews and Christians in Europe

The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes increased, from 600 to 2,316, anti-Christian crimes went from 578 to 980. Op-ed.

Record number of hate crimes hit Europe's Jews and Christians

Bennett: Israel stands united with Christians

Israel will declare "unwavering partnership with Christians around the world" at 5th Annual Christian Media Summit.

Bennett: Israel stands united with Christians

Finnish Christian group cuts ties with Palestinian Arab organization blacklisted by Israel

Finnish Christian missionary group Felm cuts ties with one of six PFLP affiliates labelled a terrorist organization by Israel.

Finnish group cuts ties with organization blacklisted by Israel

Jihad murder is having a successful trial run in Nigeria- and the media are ignoring it

All the news that’s fit to print? Ignored by the media, the 43.000 Christians killed by Jihad in Africa are not deemed newsworthy. Op-ed..

Jihad murder is having a successful trial run in Nigeria

The real challenge of reconciling Christians and Jews

Saying sorry for the past just isn’t enough. Addressing Christian anti-Semitism involves facing its anti-Israel element head-on.Op-ed.

The real challenge of reconciling Christians and Jews

“Christian Birthright” resumes trips to Israel

First group of US Christian students from Passages, the 'Christian Birthright', arrives in Israel.

“Christian Birthright” resumes trips to Israel

A complex relationship made in heaven

If Jews feel threatened by some Christians through conversion or assimilation, Christianity itself feels threatened by Judaism. Op-ed.

A complex relationship made in heaven

Christian priest attacks Jewish minor - in Jerusalem's Old City

Christian priest attacks disabled haredi minor - but is not arrested. 'Christian anti-Semites reached new low,' attorney says.

Christian priest attacks Jewish minor - in Jerusalem

Lockdown eased for Christians; prayer up to 100 people together

Coronavirus Cabinet approves special reliefs for Christian houses of worship. Synagogues on Yom Kippur had much stricter restrictions.

Lockdown eased for Christians; prayer up to 100 people together

Police close Christian prayer gathering in Eilat

Group of Christians holds mass prayer gathering, police arrive to enforce Health Ministry regulations.

Police close Christian prayer gathering

110,000 shekels for those affected by coronavirus in Samaria

Christian Friends of Israeli Communities in Judea and Samaria donate food coupons to the needy in Samaria.

110,000 shekels for those affected by coronavirus in Samaria

Replacement theologist antisemitism

Replacement theologist antisemitism

Christian students celebrate life-changing journey in Israel

'Passages,' a special program which brings Christian students for a visit in Israel, is celebrating five years of activity.

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President Rivlin: State of Israel is committed to religious freedom for all

Pres. Rivlin emphasizes commitment to Christian holy sites, says nearly all mines cleared from Land of Monasteries area.

Rivlin: Israel is committed to religious freedom for all

Christian groups gift Torah scroll to German Jewish community

Jewish Community of Thuringia in central Germany to receive a new Torah scroll from local Christian groups.

Christian groups gift Torah scroll to German Jewish community

ADL: Foster agency's Christians-only policy is discriminatory

ADL protests Christians-only policy at government-funded NC foster care agency.

ADL: Foster agency's Christians-only policy is discriminatory

Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

Dutch Christians rebuff officials seeking labeling of Israeli settlement goods.

Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

'Christians may run for office, but Muslims can't vote for them'

Professor of shari'a at Qatar University: Impermissible for Muslims to vote for non-Muslim candidates, as shari'a says ruler must be Muslim.

'Christians may run for office, but Muslims can't vote for them'player

FBI convenes Muslim, Jewish, Christian leaders over security

FBI convenes meeting of leaders of Muslim, Jewish and Christian groups to discuss means of preventing attacks on religious institutions.

FBI convenes Muslim, Jewish, Christian leaders over security

Pope Francis: ‘A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite’

Pontiff laments anti-Semitic attacks, calls to 'ban anti-Semitism' during audience with Jewish emissaries.

Pope Francis: ‘A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite’

Rivlin: Dark times for Christians in Middle East

President speaks with Christian Media Summit about plight of Christians in region, restoration of important Christian holy site in Israel.

Rivlin: Dark times for Christians in Middle East

Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Dutch churches build sukkot for their congregants in appreciation of holiday's ecological significance.

Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Millions of Brazilians hail Israel during annual Christian march

About 2 million people cheer for Israel during annual march, among the biggest religious events in Brazil.

Millions of Brazilians hail Israel during annual Christian march

'Christians flee PA oppression'

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera explains how Christians went from 85% of Bethlehem's population before Oslo to under 10% today.

'Christians flee PA oppression'player

Church of the Holy Sepulchre remains closed for second day

Christian pilgrims unable to visit their holy site as Church leaders protest tax on non-church related businesses.

Church  of the Holy Sepulchre remains closed for second day

Watch: Christian media leaders explain why Israel matters

Christian media members from the US and around the world gather in Jerusalem in 'attempt to help Christians understand why Israel matters.

Watch: Christian media leaders explain why Israel mattersplayer

PA Apartheid against Christians in Bethlehem

Church desecration, harassment, and violence have been causing Christians to move out of Bethlehem since the PA took over the city.

PA Apartheid against Christians in Bethlehem

Pro-Israel Asians support survivors & lost tribes

Shalom Israel Asia Pacific held its annual event for the benefit of Holocaust survivors and members of Bnei Menashe. We spoke with founder.

Pro-Israel Asian organization supports survivors and lost tribesplayer

Jewish groups decry anti-occupation statement

Jewish organizations slam statement by leading Christian groups blaming Israel almost entirely for the conflict with the Palestinians.

Jewish groups decry church councils' anti-'occupation' statement

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload

Dr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next round

Netanyahu greeted by Israeli flags and shofar

Pro-Israel Christians greet PM Netanyahu outside Dutch parliament waving Israeli flags and blowing a Shofar to show support for Israel.

Netanyahu greeted in Hague with Israeli flags and shofarplayer

Trump supporter backtracks on Sanders conversion

Pastor who urged the religious conversion of Bernie Sanders says he hadn’t meant to insult the “Jewish faith.”

Trump supporter backtracks on suggestion that Sanders convert

Syria: Christian leader escapes assassination

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, head of Syriac Orthodox church, targeted in commemoration of Ottoman massacre of Christians; three killed.

Syria: Christian leader escapes suicide bomb assassination

Map: Christians facing violent Muslim persecution

Christian aid group publishes 'Prayer Map' highlighting countries where Christians face violent persecution by Islamic extremists.

Map shows Christians facing violent Muslim persecution

'Conflict not a war against religion, but hate'

Rivlin meets with Christian leaders in Israel ahead of New Years' to emphasize Israel's value of free speech, religion.

'Conflict here not a war against religion, but against hate'

'Price tag'? Palestinians burn down Christmas tree

Suspected Islamists arrested for burning down Christmas tree in Samaria, highlighting silent assault on Christians under PA.

'Price tag'? Palestinians burn down Christmas tree

'Terror is Terror' - Against Jews or Christians

Hosting Christian leaders, Rivlin urges Israel to 'act firmly' after rock attacks, draws parallels to attacks on Christian sites.

Rivlin: 'Terror is Terror' - Against Jews or Christians