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  • Netanyahu called the US's criticism of Israel building project in Jerusalem against American values
    Netanyahu, Obama Administration fight over Jerusalem building, American values
    President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's friendly White House meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 was too good to be true considering their track record. It was not destined to last long, within hours Obama was...
  • Aaron Sofer, missing American, has been found dead in a Jerusalem forest where he had been hiking with a friend on Friday
    Missing American found dead in Jerusalem forest: Aaron Sofer death investigated
    The missing American man has been found dead in a forest near Jerusalem where he set out hiking on Friday. He has been in the headlines in recent days after he was reported missing by his friend who was hiking with him, according to CNN News on...
  • 3 confess to killing teen: 3 Jews confess to burning Palestinian teenager alive
    3 confess to killing teen: 3 Jews confess to burning Palestinian teenager alive
    Three Israeli Jews have come forward to confess to the torturing and killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian teenager who was burned alive in early July. The boy’s charred remains were found in a wooded area near the Israeli and Palestinian...
  • Teen burned alive: Palestinian prosecutor says teen burned alive in Jerusalem
    Teen burned alive: Palestinian prosecutor says teen burned alive in Jerusalem
    An autopsy done on a teenager’s burned body that was found Wednesday in a wooded area near the Israeli and Palestinian capital of Jerusalem revealed that the 16 year old was burned alive. Mohammed Abu Khudair’s body was beaten, bashed...
  • "The Dome of the Rock" at Sunset
    Globetrotting A to Z: Israel
    As a Jewish state, Israel is automatically special to a group of people who experienced the worst imaginable horrors known to man, the Holocaust. Israel was bestowed to the Jews in 1948 following World War II, and immediately became home for many...
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    Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch call for meeting in Nicaea in 2025
    Following their prayer together in Jerusalem, AsiaNews is reporting that Pope Francis and Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will call together an ecumenical council to meet in Nicaea in 2025.Nicaea, now known as Iznik,...
  • Rabbi Deborah Brin, Congregation Nahalat Shalom, shows how a feminist might wear a tallis at the Wall
    Women of the Wall founding Rabbi Deborah Brin
    When Jerusalem and the Kotel, the ruins of the massive Western Wall that contain stones from both the First and the Second Temple, came under Israeli control in 1967, Jews for the first time since 1930 were again able to pray there. Finally in...
  • Pastor preaches on Palm Sunday:  'The Colt That's on the Loose'
    Pastor preaches on Palm Sunday: 'The Colt That's on the Loose'
    On Palm Sunday, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Centerin Richmond, Virginia preached "The Colt That's on the Loose" based on Luke 19:28-38about Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem a week before His death,...
  • crowd, people, Palm Sunday, colt, Jerusalem
    Five different types of people in the crowds who followed Jesus on Palm Sunday
    When Jesus rode a colt into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, there were five distinct groups of people in the crowd who followed Him. These groups were:The CommittedThe ConfusedThe PretendersThe CuriousThe OppositionThe first group comprised the...
  • Ah, Jerusalem!
    An entertaining schedule announced for Israel
    The spring and summer of 2014 will see a number of musical performance firsts in Israel.The Rolling Stones will perform in Israel for the first time ever in Tel Aviv on June 4, an Israeli tourism commissioner announced this week. Also announced...
  • Richard vs Saladin
    Richard the Lionheart surrenders Jerusalem (1191-1192)
    The Third Crusade began in stalemate for the Christians and Muslims. Richard the Lionheart's appearance changed the dynamic. The English king saved the Christians at Acre, defeated the Muslims at Arsuf, and bested Saladin on both occasions....
  • The Battle of Arsuf
    Richard the Lionheart defeats Saladin: the Battle of Arsuf (1191)
    Richard the Lionheart defeated Saladin's Islamic army at Acre. The Christians laid siege to the city for two years before the English king arrived to assume command. His presence led to victory and the first Islamic position on the way to...
  • The Kingdom of Heaven
    To live in the Kingdom of Heaven
    Kingdom of Heaven:Rated “PG-13” (107 Minutes)Starring:Orlando Bloom,Eva Green,Liam Neeson,Edward Norton,Ghassan MassoudDirected by:Ridley Scott This is one of those films that (much to our dismay) we simply missed seeing in the...
  • 'Jerusalem' shakes foundations of San Francisco Playhouse
    'Jerusalem' shakes foundations of San Francisco Playhouse
    Never known to shy away from the adventurous or the extraordinary, Bill English and Susi Damilano (Directors of the San Francisco Playhouse) throw caution to the winds with their latest production, Jerusalem - Jez Butterworth’s highly...
  • Jerusalem in ancient times
    Causes of the Third Crusade: Jerusalem falls
    The Muslim world united following the Second Crusade. Meanwhile, the Christian universe remained splintered. Factions particularly degraded the Christian community in the Holy Land. In-fighting and ignorance allowed the Muslims to defeat a large...