The head of the central council of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jordan and Palestine said, after their Patriarch had passed away and was buried, that the council members will decide what to do in order to correct the course of the church. He asserted that selling land of the church is illegal. The...
The Mufti declared that his fatwa about the legality of defending a spy was misinterpreted. He said that the real meaning of his fatwa is that the spy who confessed betraying his country should not be defended because defending him may encourage others to commit the same crime. If he considers...
Excerpts of the program on sharing the Muslim-Christian heritage in Palestine in Bethlehem on Friday, December 22, 2000.
On its last day in Jerusalem, the delegation of the American church leaders met with the mayor of Jerusalem, officials at the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the top Palestinian leader in Jerusalem and issued a final statement at a press conference. The final statement said that the delegation has...
The article reviews the following books: Patterns of the Past, Prospects for the Future: The Christian Heritage in the Holy Land. Edited by Thomas Hummel, Kevork Hintilian and Ulf Carmesund, pp. 334. London: Melisende, 1999, £15.00. 1901764109. Palestinian Christians-Religion, Politics and Society...
The author recounts how cheerfully Christmas used to be celebrated in the village of Taybeh, which is the only all Christian Palestinian village in the Holy Land. However, Christmas this year will be depressing and sad because there will be no Christmas celebrations this year in respect for the...
The St.. Nicholas and St.. Michael Greek Orthodox Churches were shelled by Israeli missiles. Families in Beit Jala, Beit Sahour, Al-Khader village and in many other cities in Palestine had to leave their homes trying to find safety from Israeli raids and attacks.
Because of the increased and continuing atrocities of the State of Israel, the Islamic Scholars around the world declared this Ramadan a month of Intifada saying that it is a divine obligation upon the Muslims world-wide to respond to their call verbally, financially, physically and militarily.
The State Security Prosecution continued its investigations of Saad Eddin Ibrahim. The investigation this time concentrated on the relation between the Ibn Khaldoun Center and the Research Center for Development in Canada and the Council of Social Sciences in New York and whether Ibrahim...
A high-level delegation of American church leaders headed for the Middle East to express solidarity with Christian churches there and to lend their voices to a growing chorus calling for renewed efforts to find a peaceful solution to the crisis in the area.
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