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Pope Francis, In Easter Address, Says 'Defenseless' Being Killed In Holy Land
By Philip Pullella, Reuters
His address comes two days after 15 Palestinians were gunned down on the Israeli-Gaza border.
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Christian Leaders Shutter Jerusalem Holy Site To Protest Israeli Tax, Land Policies
By Ori Lewis, Reuters
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, is temporarily closed.
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Israel Removes All Security Apparatus From Holy Site After Unrest
By By Luke Baker and Ali Sawafta, Reuters
The stand-off at the holy site has provoked some of the worst bloodshed in Jerusalem for years.
Double Standard in Defending Christians
President, Arab American Institute; author, 'Arab Voices'
If the goal was to create a truly democratic representative system of governance in both Iraq and Syria than the voices of the leadership of Christian and other minority communities should have been taken into account.
The Case for Holding the 2024 Olympics in Jerusalem
Michael A. Moodian
Writer, educator, nonprofit leader, Southern California native
Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.
Churches and Monasteries in the Holy Land
Churches And Monasteries Of The Holy Land Show The Richness Of Early Christian History
A new book of Christian sacred sites offers "inspiring models of cohabitation," say the authors.
8 of the Best Culinary Experiences in the Cultural Melting Pot of Israel
Travel Writer, Founder of Go Eat Give
The Illusion of Calmness
Executive Director, Holy Land Trust
Some say that breaking the structures created by Oslo can lead to chaos and unprecedented violence; that it is insane to even consider such an option. To those voices I say, look at where we are now?
Weekly Video Travel Bite: Jerusalem's Muslim Quarter
Author of European travel guidebooks and host of travel shows ...
The Shock We Encountered at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.
Filmmaker, media consultant and author of "One Big Thing: Disc...
The world has changed. The question is -- has that really impacted the way we do business, engage in politics, share our faith, offer assistance, create educational programs, and more?
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To Get the Most out of a Trip to Israel, Do These 11 Things
Travel Writer, GetawayMavens.com; Northeast getaway expert
Just over 250 miles long and 70 miles wide at its widest point (9 miles wide at narrowest), Israel can be covered in a matter of hours. But, you'll want to stay for days -- as many as possible -- because every inch of this country is imbued with meaning.
The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Book Review)
Ricardo B. Salinas
Founder and Chairman, Grupo Salinas
The goal in enlisting mental health professionals in your divorce is to help you move forward. Remember, there is no shame in asking for help, especially if it will get you to a better place emotionally and spiritually.
The Crusades: Who, What, When, Where
William B. Bradshaw
Crusades "in general" refer to what are called "holy wars" or "just wars"--military campaigns for the purpose of halting the spread of non-Christian religions, of retaking holy places, or of conquering pagan areas.
Shepherd's Field -- Peace on Whom His Favor Rests
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon
Author, "Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith," 'Jus...
One Sunday morning last spring I sat in that field. Sunday -- a day of Sabbath and rest and time set aside to meet in fellowship and community with the body of Christ and with our Creator. It is such an incredible privilege to work and spend time in that holy place.
Five Reasons to Walk the Holy Land
Walker, guidebook author
Most of them step on and off tour buses and squeeze in and out of large hotels. Here are five journeys that get you off the beaten tarmac and experience the Holy Land on foot.
Peace in Israel: A Psycho-Spiritual Conversation
Thought leader, Author of Shakespeare's Revelation, authentic ...
If we can move away from what's causing the strife (mainly politics and religion) and, without disrespecting either, discuss the psycho-spiritual process by which any one or group of human beings can create wealth, health and fulfillment then there is hope.
Justin Timberlake Visits Western Wall, Instagrams It With #Israel
How Pope Francis' Pilgrimage To The Holy Land Could Be A Turning Point In Christian-Muslim Relations
LOOK: How Christianity Is Disappearing In The Middle East In One Chart
What To Expect From Pope Francis' Trip To The Holy Land?
Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with his counterparts from the Eastern Orthodox Church in an attempt to resolve inter-church conflicts.
Pope Eyes Mending Religious Conflicts On Visit To Holy Land
A Virtual Tour Of The Pope's Holy Land Visit
Jewish Groups To Demonstrate Against Pope Francis Visit
Holy Land Christians Hope Pope Francis' Visit Will Revive Peace Talks
New Tourism Initiative Brings Another Face to the Holy Land
International Correspondent in Jerusalem
In a kitchen in Mea She'arim, stands an unlikely group of people: a Christian from Texas, a Muslim Arab from the Mount of Olives, and a Christian Arab from Jerusalem. Even more unusual is that the group is learning how to bake Challah -- the special sweet bread baked for the Jewish Sabbath.
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