15 Reasons Why Christians Fast on Yom Kippur

The messages of Yom Kippur are resonating with Christians all over the world. Although it’s impossible to know exactly how many Christians join the worldwide Jewish community in fasting from sundown to sundown on Yom Kippur, Israel365 News found that Christians who had voluntarily accepted the Yom Kippur fast were anxious to talk about their experiences.

Should Christians Observe Shabbat?

The Bible clearly tells us that Shabbat (the Sabbath) is an eternal covenant and a sign between God and the Children of Israel, a testimony to the fact that God introduced the concept of rest on the seventh day.

Battle Against Christians On Temple Mount

It is well-known that Jews are restricted from praying on the Temple Mount but a recent encounter illustrated how Christians who revere the site are treated in the same roughshod manner by the Waqf (Islamic Religious Authority). This battle for religious equality will determine whether the Temple Mount will take to its Biblical and prophesied role as a “House of Prayer for all Nations.”

Christian, Israel Love Story

“It’s a love story about Israel. I was trying to tell this story so [even] an American high school student, Christian or Jew, can learn something.”

Hebrew-Speaking Catholics Navigate Challenges to Foster Interfaith Dialogue

The candle-lighting ceremony highlights the challenges faced by the Hebrew-speaking Christian community. The community of about 1000 people was born at the tail end of the 1950s, when interfaith couples arrived in Israel, as did Christians who moved to Israel, integrated into the secular life of Israel and spoke Hebrew, all the while retaining their Catholicism.