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Strangers Rally Together To Rescue Teen Driver Trapped In Flipped-Over SUV In River

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.22.2014 | Good News

These teens are lucky to be alive. Three young men, ages 16 and 17, were in an SUV, speeding down a highway in Salt Lake City last Thursday, accor...

Will Palestinians Accept Jewish Settlers in Palestine?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

The idea of Jewish settlers living in Palestine draws raw anger from many sides. Netanyahu might have thrown this trial balloon as part of his own negotiating tactic. The issue, however, is serious.

The Sea of Galilee

Rick Steves | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

After a busy day of filming the major Christian sites along the Sea of Galilee, I enjoyed this view from my hotel window in Tiberias. We worked a l...

David Lohr

Missing Mom's Daughter: 'Someone Out There Knows What Happened' | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

It has been nearly 19 years since anyone has seen Utah mom Bobbi Ann Campbell. She was last seen in Salt Lake City in December 1994, when she dropp...

Christian Tourists Flock to the Sea of Galilee

Rick Steves | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Tourism is a big part of Israel's economy. And much of that is Christian tourism: mostly bus tours of Americans visiting sights from Jesus' three-year...

Holy Tensions: Lessons From A Christian Pilgrimage To The Holy Land

Charles Howard | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Charles Howard

Walking with a rabbi friend along a road that has held up the feet of sojourners for thousands of years, we considered the various sides of the some of the complexities within the Holy Land.

Reality Check in Palestine/Israel

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

With such a disconnect between the peace process and the reality on the ground, one has to believe that peace, if it ever arrives, will not be an incremental process.

Jordan River Called 'Too Polluted' For Baptism Pilgrims

Religion News Service | By Judith Sudilovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Judith Sudilovsky Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS/ENInews) Concerns about pollution and water quality have prompted an environmental advocacy...

Chevron Cited For Oil Spill Salt Lake City

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — State regulators have cited Chevron Corp. for a pipeline leak that spilled crude oil into a Salt Lake City creek. The leak las...

Baptizing in the Jordan River's Holy Sewage

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

The Jordan River's source is a sewage pipe, and it ends in a whimper. Predicted to run dry by 2011, I went on a media tour with FoEME to see firsthan...

Jordan River Clean-Up Needs Pope's Help, Say Environmentalists

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"The world's most holy river is under threat," Israel's Zalul Environmental Association said in an open letter to the pontiff who was scheduled to arr...

Palestinians Regard Permaculture As A Necessity, Not A Choice (VIDEO)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Inside the occupied West Bank, permaculture is not just a decision of conscience but a necessary means of empowerment within an ever-changing, uncertain landscape.