Sidestepping Palestine Won’t Foster Real Peace

Sidestepping Palestine Won’t Foster Real Peace

After years of an apparent stalemate between Israel and the Palestinians and other Arab nations, the Trump administration has heralded a so-called breakthrough in relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, two small but wealthy Gulf states,...
Some Truths about Gaza

Some Truths about Gaza

Hamas fired nearly 700 rockets into Israel from Gaza on May 4-5. Four Israeli civilians were killed in the barrages, dozens were wounded, and the lives of many more were shattered. Hamas and Islamic Jihad aimed their rocket attacks at civilian centers and struck...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem: A Prayer of Hope and Peace

When Jesus delivered his condemnation of the Pharisees and scribes in Jerusalem, he did so knowing both the city’s vast history and potential future. “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often...

Two New Churches Get Off the Ground in West Bank

The West Bank and Gaza Strip are adjacent to the State of Israel and are inhabited by around 4.5 million Palestinians. The governing power is the Palestinian Authority. The major religion is Islam, and the official language is Arabic. There is also a small Christian...