JERUSALEM (RNS) — A funny thing happened on the way to Jerusalem this past Shabbat.
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This week’s gallery includes images from the start of Ramadan, protests over the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and more.
(RNS) — It was a shameful thing for evangelical pastors to be celebrating the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem while the Israeli army was killing dozens of Palestinian protesters.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — This year, the first night of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, coincides with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding – what Palestinians call the Nakba, or 'catastrophe' — and the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...
(RNS) — The decision to update American policy regarding the holy city was both right and righteous.
(RNS) — Many American evangelicals cheered because they understood the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the 'once and eternal' capital of Israel as a fulfillment of biblical prophecy.
A casual observer of the news scene in recent years may get the impression that Mr. Carter has been quietly receding from it. One scan of headlines on my computer, however, quickened counter-impressions.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — For many evangelical Christians and Orthodox Jews, the controversial relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is not only a smart political move, but the fulfillment of divine prophecy.
OK, the embassy is now in Jerusalem. Can we talk about the minister who blessed the occasion?
(AP) — Senate candidate Mitt Romney of Utah says a prominent Baptist minister shouldn’t be giving the prayer that opens the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem because he’s a 'religious bigot.'
(RNS) — The beloved 'Lord Grantham' takes his background in theology to Jerusalem in a new documentary.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — An ethereal city graced with sunlight so bright it turns the white stone skyline gold at sunset, Jerusalem is also an earthbound city whose teachers must be paid and whose garbage must be collected.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Major denominations, including the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox churches, said in a statement on Tuesday (Feb. 27) that the church would reopen early Wednesday after being closed for three days to protest the Israeli tax plan.
JERUSALEM (AP) —The Christian leaders responsible for the site issued a joint statement bemoaning what they called a 'systematic campaign of abuse' against them, comparing it to anti-Jewish laws issued in Nazi Germany.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of masculinity.