The Discovery Channel recently broadcast a documentary entitled, ‘The Lost Tomb of Jesus,’ which claims that Jesus was not resurrected and that his remains were found near Jerusalem. The author believes that it is a Jewish attempt to prove that both Christianity and Islam are fabricated religions, while Jews are the real chosen people of God.
The article analyzes the purpose of the Israeli excavations around the Aqsa Mosque and the Israeli attempts to Judaize the old city of Jerusalem.
Christian figures record the history of using palm leaves in celebration of Palm Sunday.
‘Adil Sa‘d comments on the pope’s recent activities and meetings in social clubs.
Bishāy says that Palm Sunday is a day of joy and Muslim-Christian unity in Egypt. He also stresses the importance of the church role in giving Copts the freedom to express themselves in all fields of life without imposing the clergy’s own viewpoints. He praised Pope Shenouda’s opinion regarding article two of the Constitution stressing Jesus words: "My Kingdom is not of this world."
The minorities’ conference was held in Zurich, Switzerland from March 24 to 26, 2007. The conference, attended by representatives of about ten minorities groups in the Middle East, came out with a final declaration of the foundation of an organization for defending women and minorities in the Middle East. The controversial conference was attended by a majority of figures who belonged to the opposition of their countries. A Jewish rabbi aroused reservation of the attendees by his controversial statements about the “Hebrew state” being “abused” by the Arab and Muslim surrounding majority!
The writer presents famous examples of successful Egyptian women in the diplomatic corps who played great roles in the political and diplomatic fields.
A review of the book, ’Out of Place: A Memoir.’ The memoir outlines the lives of Edward W. Said and his sister, Rosemarie Said Zahlan.
An Israeli Jewish young woman converts to Islam and faces many obstacles and attacks.
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm is preparing a new normalization trip to Israel in the next few days which would be a continuation of another trip that he took last January.