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The Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna [ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā] commented on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree which paved the way for the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) to be converted into a mosque. The Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem criticised this...
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace deal, which was pivotal in establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Despite some challenges since, it remains a beacon of hope at a time when peace seems hard to achieve in the region.
The Egyptian Social Democratic Party called upon governments, parliaments, and international organisations in Europe, the Middle East and around the world to support the Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights. The ESDP expressed its full support for the Palestinian people in their struggle to...
Throughout his life, AWR friend Henk Glimmerveen (1923-2020) showed that engaged citizens can make a difference.
Cornelis Hulsman became interested in the Israeli movement for peace between Israelis and Palestinians early on in his career. He was born into a Dutch Christian Reformed family deeply interested in Israel and convinced that the modern State of Israel was based on Biblical prophecies that God would...
Danny Danon, Israel’s UN representative, has called the New York Times to punish for the publication of an "anti-Semitic" cartoon, despite formal apologies from the newspaper and the drawing’s removal from NYT web-site. The political cartoon was published last Thursday in the international print...
The annual conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, commonly known as the National Resilience Conference, which kicked off on Sunday, was preoccupied with three main issues.  The most important issues were related to Israel's prospects and ability to win a future war and questions about...
The Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
The 22nd Knesset Elections has shaken the confidence of the current Israeli Prime Minister and leader of the Likud Party, Benjamin Netanyahu, who has canceled all of his meetings at the UN this Friday in order to meet with his coalition of right-wing parties.  He is hoping to address the slim...
Israel’s permanent representative to the United Nations Danny Danon published an article today in Israel Today newspaper entitled “How Israel achieved the impossible at the UN”. For years, Danon said, they have believed in Israel that the hostile reality in the United Nations is a constant...

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