A series of attacks targeting Christians and Christian sites in the Bethlehem area has many faith leaders deeply concerned. The persecution is threatening the existence of the oldest Christian community in the world. There has been a marked uptick in religiously motivated attacks by Palestinian Muslims on Christians in Bethlehem. Just over two weeks ago, […]
Does teaching Christians the thorny history of Christian persecution of Jews have the potential to change Christian-Jewish relations?
Susan Michael, U.S. director for the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), told JNS that “Islamic extremism originated in the Middle East and is the main cause of persecution of Christians in the world today. It is a dangerous and violent ideology that must be stopped.”
The Palestinian Authority and Israeli Muslim figures often voice support for Christians and seek to utilize them in the struggle against Israel, but it is the Jewish state that stands out as a defender of Middle East Christians.
Upon the arrival of this year’s Christmas season, the ancient and dwindling Mideast Christian community still finds itself fighting for survival.
Residents of the Boston suburb of Stoughton, Mass., got a crash course on global dangers as part of an inventive interfaith event at a local synagogue last week.
The leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will meet for the first time since their schism 1,000 years ago.
In nearly every Islamic country worldwide, religious minorities are being persecuted at unprecedented levels.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) says Middle East Christians, especially in Iraq and Syria, are “on course for extinction” within a generation or sooner.
Muslims riot on Israel’s most contested and holiest site – the Temple Mount. When will the violence end?