NABI SALEH, West Bank (RNS) — Christ at the Checkpoint, organized by the tiny evangelical community in the West Bank, brings hundreds of Western evangelicals to the town of Beit Jala to learn about Palestinian story and hear theological arguments...
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This is the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Robert Kennedy. Here is the often untold story.
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor is that rare Jewish book: an utter tour de force.
Tom Wolfe understood what was happening in Gaza. Even if he never mentioned it.
(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.
Most of what you are reading about Gaza is simply wrong. What else is new?
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.
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.
Believe what Mahmoud Abbas says -- as much as you might not want to.
(USA Today) — Pence made the announcement Monday (Jan. 22) at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — King Abdullah derives his political legitimacy from his dynasty's role as guardian of a key Muslim site in Jerusalem. Any perceived threat to Muslim claims in the city is seen as a challenge to Jordan.
(AP) The transport minister said this would honor the U.S. president’s “brave and historic to decision recognize the city as Israel’s capital.”
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Crowds on Sunday (Dec. 24) were thinner than previous years, with visitors deterred by clashes that have broken out in recent weeks between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The nonbinding resolution declaring U.S. action on Jerusalem "null and void" passed by a vote of 128-9 — a victory for the Palestinians.