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Gaza Conflict Continues to Intensify

Gaza Conflict Continues to Intensify

There’s no easy way to simplify the complexities of the Gaza conflict as the Israeli ground invasion continues.

Israeli Attacks Against Gaza Intensify, Civilian Casualties Grow

Israeli Attacks Against Gaza Intensify, Civilian Casualties Grow

As the ground offensive against Hamas in Gaza intensifies, Israel warned on Friday that it could “significantly widen” a Gaza land offensive but was cautioned by its main ally, the United States, about the risks of further escalation as Palestinian civilian deaths mounted. UN Apologizes to Israel after 20 Missiles Found in UN Relief Agency School in Gaza

Pilgrims Flock to Bethlehem to Celebrate Christmas

Pilgrims Flock to Bethlehem to Celebrate Christmas

The Christian faithful flocked to Palestinian-ruled Bethlehem in the West Bank on Wednesday to celebrate Christmas in the town where it all began. Thousands of pilgrims from around the world converged on the ancient Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem to visit the grotto where tradition says Jesus, the Christian messiah, was born.

Easter in Jerusalem – The Light of Hope and Resurrection

Easter in Jerusalem – The Light of Hope and Resurrection

Each year at Easter, Orthodox Christians join in an ancient ritual symbolizing the spread of the light and hope of resurrection to the world from the traditional tomb of Christ in Jerusalem.

Holy Land Bishops urge Obama to remember the Plight of Palestinian Christians

Holy Land Bishops urge Obama to remember the Plight of Palestinian Christians

On the occasion of Barack Obama’s visit in the Middle East – which began today, Wednesday, March 20 with the arrival in Israel – the Commission “Justice and Peace” of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land has written to the U.S. President a letter to draw his attention on some major problems that affect the presence of Christians in the region.

Help Support a Pastor in Gaza Strip’s only Evangelical Church

Help Support a Pastor in Gaza Strip’s only Evangelical Church

You can help Gaza Baptist Church bring Pastor Massad on full-time. For the past several years, the Baptist Church has depended on church elders and members to operate in the absence of a full-time pastor. Because Rev. Hanna Massad, the church’s former pastor, wasn’t able to obtain a visa to live in Gaza with his wife, visiting preachers speak at the church when available.

Jewish Hospital and Christian Group Join Forces to help Palestinian Children

Jewish Hospital and Christian Group Join Forces to help Palestinian Children

Jewish hospital will offer free medical care to Palestinian children in partnership with Christian group. A top Israeli medical center and a Christian organization that ministers to Palestinian refugees have launched a new project, “Rescue the Child,” to provide free medical care to Palestinian babies and children from the West Bank and Gaza.

Clinton: New Israeli Settlements a Setback for Peace

Clinton: New Israeli Settlements a Setback for Peace

By Scott Stearns, VOA News, Dec. 1, 2012: WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Israeli plans for new settlements near East Jerusalem do not help efforts to bring about a two-state solution to the Palestinian crisis. Clinton told Israeli officials in Washington that plans for new settlements abutting East Jerusalem “set back the […]