A Lutheran church ceremony in Jerusalem on Sunday ordained the first Palestinian female pastor in the Holy Land. Sally Azar will head the English-speaking congregation at the Church of the Redeemer, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land said.
Tucked away in the hills north of Beirut below a Maronite monastery, Lebanon’s only remaining Christian-majority Palestinian camp gives few outward clues to its identity.
A spokesman for Christian churches in the Holy Land on Wednesday accused Israel of discriminating against Christian tourists during the normally busy Christmas holiday season.
With a new coalition government in power in Israel, descendants of the residents of Iqrit and Biram have hopes of rebuilding the towns 73 years after Israeli soldiers forced the residents to leave.
In the 13th episode of Dangerous Dogma, Mae Cannon, executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace, talks about the work of CMEP and her book 'Beyond Hashtag Activism.'
2 Kings 1, as seen in photos of clashes in Jerusalem in April 2021 between Palestinians upset about coronavirus restrictions impacting Ramadan and Jewish extremists holding an anti-Arab march.
A disused, rubble-filled piece of land has caused friction between the ancient Christian community and the local Palestinian community, which is in administrative control of East Jerusalem despite Israel’s longtime military occupation and effective annexation of the area.
On Thursday (Aug. 13), U.S. President Donald Trump announced Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to diplomatic relations. But while many applauded the move as a step toward peace, others criticized it as another effort that undermines Palestinian hopes for sovereignty.
(ABP) – This is third in a series of columns reflecting on a summertime trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Last time I discussed powerful evidence that Israel remains a society traumatized by the epochal evil of the Holocaust. This week I offer impressions