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Following the Second World War, Germany began to heal the deep wounds that affected the German character. There's no doubt that one of the thorniest issues that the Germans dealt with wisely after the war was the anti-Semitism and the restoration of relations with Jews. Especially given the deep...
Researcher Silvana George ʿAttallah, reports that the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the forerunner of the Christian world, was built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century AD in the basilica style.
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
French newspaper Le Monde has recently dedicated a supplement on the status of Christians in the Arab world and neighboring countries, particularly Iran and Turkey.
Arab Christians are trapped between the hammer of terrorists groups and extremists, and the anvil of fanatic governments that skillfully manipulate the issue of religious radicalism for their own benefit [Editor: what governments does Magdi Khalil refer to?], while reinforcing religious, ethnic and...
In the context of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, one fact is made evident while another is totally eclipsed. The evident fact is the way the Palestinian intifada is ascribed to Islam and Islam is linked to terrorism, while the absent fact is the role of the Christian Palestinians. The former...
The Commission was able to reach consensus on statements summarizing the situation in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The Commission decided that no statement should be issued regarding Israel and the Occupied Territories. Dr. Al-Marayati is opposed to this decision and formulated her own findings. Her...
In Beit Jala, Muslims and Christians are coexisting on good terms without any problems. Unlike neighboring villages, there is a large mosque in Beit Jala, a village where Christians account for 85% of the population. When some unknown people fired upon the colony of Gelo in Jerusalem, Israelis did...
Toine van Teeffelen writes this time in his diary about the problem of emigration. The situation for Palestinian youth does not look very promising and they are trying to find opportunities in other countries.
A document about the status of Christians, Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem as formulated by H.B. Patriarch Michel Sabbah, the Latin Catholic Patriarch of Jerusalem. The view of Patriarch Sabbah is shared by many other Christian communities in Jerusalem.
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...
In his story about living in a town under siege the author writes about the emigration of Christians from the Palestinian areas.
Since the outbreak of violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, hundreds of Christian Arabs have left their homes with the help of foreign embassies. Foreign embassies will not say how many Christian Arabs they have aided. An Israeli Foreign Ministry official said that about two-thirds of the dual...
Father Abusahlia criticized the Jerusalem Post for its article about "Pat Boone coming on Christian solidarity visit" (JP 27 October 2000). This article was meant to depict the solidarity of millions and millions of Christians world-wide toward Israel. Abusahlia writes there are "scores of letters...
On October 25, the Jerusalem Post published an article about hundreds of Palestinian Christians fleeing the Palestinian territories. An Israeli spokesman referred in this regard to a radical sermon of Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abu Halabiya. This article, like the sermon of the Palestinian preacher,...
The Township of Nazareth denied that there is a struggle between the Christians and the Muslims on a piece of land.
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