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Police close Christian prayer gathering in Eilat

Police close Christian prayer gathering in Eilat

Group of Christians holds mass prayer gathering, police arrive to enforce Health Ministry regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2020 20:33
110,000 shekels for those affected by coronavirus in Samaria

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2020 04:45
Replacement theologist antisemitism

Replacement theologist antisemitism

How they can cleanse their souls: Stop thinking that God changes his mind, because that means the Islamists are right. Barry Shaw, 12/02/2020 12:52
Christian students celebrate life-changing journey in Israel

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.Hezki Baruch, 03/01/2020 12:56
President Rivlin: State of Israel is committed to religious freedom for all

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 13:54
Christian groups gift Torah scroll to German Jewish community

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.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 23/10/2019 17:05
ADL: Foster agency's Christians-only policy is discriminatory

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

ADL protests Christians-only policy at government-funded NC foster care agency.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/07/2019 09:08
Directive to label Israeli products an 'anti-Jewish regulation'

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

Dutch Christians rebuff officials seeking labeling of Israeli settlement goods.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/07/2019 20:54
'Christians may run for office, but Muslims can't vote for them'

'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.Mordechai Sones, 20/06/2019 12:30
FBI convenes Muslim, Jewish, Christian leaders over security

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.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 19/06/2019 18:27
Pope Francis: ‘A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite’

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

Pontiff laments anti-Semitic attacks, calls to 'ban anti-Semitism' during audience with Jewish emissaries.JTA, 06/11/2018 16:06
Rivlin: Dark times for Christians in Middle East

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.Gary Willig, 16/10/2018 18:11
Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Why these Dutch Christians are celebrating Sukkot

Dutch churches build sukkot for their congregants in appreciation of holiday's ecological significance.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/09/2018 22:59
Millions of Brazilians hail Israel during annual Christian march

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.JTA, 03/06/2018 13:46
'Christians flee PA oppression'

'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.Eliran Baruch, 28/03/2018 20:57
Church  of the Holy Sepulchre remains closed for second day

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.AFP, 26/02/2018 18:51
Watch: Christian media leaders explain why Israel matters

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.Yoni Kempinski, 16/10/2017 21:38
PA Apartheid against Christians in Bethlehem

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.Itamar Tzur, 21/12/2016 20:22
Pro-Israel Asians support survivors & lost tribes

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.Yoni Kempinski, 26/10/2016 02:32
Jewish groups decry anti-occupation statement

Jewish groups decry anti-occupation statement

Jewish organizations slam statement by leading Christian groups blaming Israel almost entirely for the conflict with the Palestinians.JTA, 16/09/2016 04:30
Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload

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.Shimon Cohen, 12/09/2016 09:21
Netanyahu greeted by Israeli flags and shofar

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.Hezki Baruch, the Hague, 07/09/2016 12:05
Trump supporter backtracks on Sanders conversion

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.”JTA, 05/07/2016 05:16
Syria: Christian leader escapes assassination

Syria: Christian leader escapes assassination

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, head of Syriac Orthodox church, targeted in commemoration of Ottoman massacre of Christians; three killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2016 15:07
Map: Christians facing violent Muslim persecution

Map: Christians facing violent Muslim persecution

Christian aid group publishes 'Prayer Map' highlighting countries where Christians face violent persecution by Islamic extremists.Hillel Fendel, 05/02/2016 12:30
'Conflict not a war against religion, but hate'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2015 16:51
'Price tag'? Palestinians burn down Christmas tree

'Price tag'? Palestinians burn down Christmas tree

Suspected Islamists arrested for burning down Christmas tree in Samaria, highlighting silent assault on Christians under PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2015 12:46
'Terror is Terror' - Against Jews or Christians

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2015 15:33
US, UK 'Ignore Christian Refugees, Prefer Muslims'

US, UK 'Ignore Christian Refugees, Prefer Muslims'

Homeless Christians from Syria and Lebanon who manage to reach Western nations often suffer discrimination, says Gatestone Institute.Hillel Fendel, 16/09/2015 13:27
Muslims to Refugees: Convert, or Become Slaves

Muslims to Refugees: Convert, or Become Slaves

Muslim charities tell homeless Christians in Pakistan that they must convert to receive aid, or else become bonded servants.Hillel Fendel, 31/08/2015 17:47
Rivlin Vows to Protect Christians

Rivlin Vows to Protect Christians

'Israel, as a Jewish and democratic state [...] holds dear its responsibility to protect, the freedom and safety of all faiths in Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2015 17:36
ISIS Demolishes Ancient Monastery in Syria

ISIS Demolishes Ancient Monastery in Syria

ISIS demolishes monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 22/08/2015 00:01
ISIS Abducts 60 Christians Who Already Fled Once

ISIS Abducts 60 Christians Who Already Fled Once

Will the Christian world respond? Large number of Christians among 230 total civilians kidnapped in capture of central Syrian town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2015 12:04
Displaced Iraq Christians in Frontline Prayer

Displaced Iraq Christians in Frontline Prayer

Christian clerics pray in ruins of a monastery not far from jihadists, marking a year since Christians driven from ancient centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2015 21:53
Christian Poles Give Refuge to Syrian Christians

Christian Poles Give Refuge to Syrian Christians

Individual efforts of mainly Protestant groups in Poland have opened the door for Christians fleeing the war and bloodshed in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2015 07:21
Did Christian Soldier Really Make Up Attack?

Did Christian Soldier Really Make Up Attack?

Attorney who represented Christian soldier says he was indeed attacked by Muslims but was warned not to complain.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2015 05:43
Syrian Priest Released After a Week in Captivity

Syrian Priest Released After a Week in Captivity

Franciscan priest serving in northern Syria released after almost a week in the hands of allegedly jihadist kidnappers.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/07/2015 01:01
Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on ME Christians

Pope Condemns 'Third World War' on ME Christians

Vatican calls mass exodus, persecution of Christians throughout the region 'genocide' and urges world leaders to act.Tova Dvorin, 10/07/2015 09:06
Belgium Helps Hundreds of Christians Escape Syria

Belgium Helps Hundreds of Christians Escape Syria

In recent months, 244 Christians have escaped Syria and received refugee status in Belgium, government reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2015 19:33
Syrian Priest Feared Kidnapped by Al Qaeda

Syrian Priest Feared Kidnapped by Al Qaeda

Father Dhiya Aziz becomes latest Christian leader to be abducted in Syria, after not returning from 'consultations' with Nusra Front leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2015 19:03
Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War

Christians Fight Back Against ISIS's Islamic War

After suffering choice of forced conversion, tax to stay Christian or death, Iraqi Christians are taking up arms to fight for their faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2015 15:02
PA Ignores ISIS Threat to Rid J'lem of Christians

PA Ignores ISIS Threat to Rid J'lem of Christians

PLO govt. calls for 'Palestinian unity,' failing to note ISIS called for genocide against Christian Arabs in capital city during Ramadan.Dalit Halevy, 30/06/2015 17:49
ISIS in Jerusalem Threatens Christians

ISIS in Jerusalem Threatens Christians

For the first time 'ISIS Palestine' publishes fliers in eastern part of the capital city threatening 'revenge' against Christians.Ari Yashar, 26/06/2015 08:34
Syrian Christian Beheads ISIS Jihadist

Syrian Christian Beheads ISIS Jihadist

Syrian Christian fighter beheads ISIS jihadist to avenge people executed by the group in northeastern Syria.Arutz Sheva, North America, 30/05/2015 00:35
Poland to Take in Syrian Christian Refugees

Poland to Take in Syrian Christian Refugees

60 families fleeing 'barbaric' Islamist violence to be accepted for asylum, days after Poland rejected EU asylum quota.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2015 19:05
Israel Welcomes Christian Version of 'Birthright'

Israel Welcomes Christian Version of 'Birthright'

Amb. Dermer says student participants will 'strengthen their Christian faith,' as they follow the path of 'the rabbi from Galilee.'Cynthia Blank, Gil Ronen, 11/05/2015 18:28
Students Help Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS

Students Help Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS

Im Tirtzu, Israeli Christian Recruitment Forum team up with Israeli volunteers to aid Christians in Iraq and Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2015 19:00
Rabbi Riskin: Not Proselytizing But Rather Praise

Rabbi Riskin: Not Proselytizing But Rather Praise

Chief Rabbi of Efrat rejects haredi attack over interfaith Independence Day thanksgiving prayer. 'What could be more appropriate than this?'Uzi Baruch, Matt Wanderman, 22/04/2015 21:10
ISIS Video Shows Execution of Ethiopian Christians

ISIS Video Shows Execution of Ethiopian Christians

Jihadists behead, shoot scores of kidnapped Ethiopian Christians in gory new video; vow more killings until Christians accept Islam.Ari Soffer, 19/04/2015 14:29
US Christians Back Emerging Private War on ISIS

US Christians Back Emerging Private War on ISIS

As jihadists threaten to wipe out Iraqi Christians, their US coreligionists are backing a controversial private war against ISIS.Arutz Sheva, 07/04/2015 16:03
Christians Fight for Legacy versus ISIS

Christians Fight for Legacy versus ISIS

Decimated by 12 years of war in Iraq and Syria, Christians find refuge in Kurdistan and in a new militia.Gedalyah Reback, 07/04/2015 11:43
In 10 Days: UN Confab on Threats to ME Christians

In 10 Days: UN Confab on Threats to ME Christians

Conference April 17 will expose the terrible threat Christians face in the Middle East, and will be open to the public.Mark Langfan, 07/04/2015 07:51
Christians Celebrate Easter in Jerusalem

Christians Celebrate Easter in Jerusalem

1,500 people convene at the Garden Tomb at sunrise Sunday to celebrate the Christian holiday; travelers flock from all over the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2015 10:58
Expert: Syria is Fragmenting for the Better

Expert: Syria is Fragmenting for the Better

Pinhas Inbari says that Syria is breaking apart, despite the desire to end the war with a strong government in Damascus.Gedalyah Reback, 27/03/2015 13:23
WJC Prez: Jews and Christians Must Act in Unison

WJC Prez: Jews and Christians Must Act in Unison

Lauder says Jews have a responsibility to help embattled Christians in Middle East, as Christians must help fight anti-Semitism.Gedalyah Reback, 25/03/2015 22:49
Israel’s Message to Arab Christians is Missing

Israel’s Message to Arab Christians is Missing

One expert feels Christians in cities like Bethlehem would be receptive to a new Israeli outreach effort.Gedalyah Reback, 23/03/2015 06:30
'ISIS Destroyed Christian Civilization'

'ISIS Destroyed Christian Civilization'

Silent Christian expulsion from Syria; thousands of traumatized Assyrian Christians flee to harsh conditions in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2015 11:57