(AP) — Palestinians resumed their fiery protests at Gaza’s border with Israel on Friday as a U.N. human rights body criticized Israel for the 'disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force' that killed at least 59 Palestinians earlier this week...
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Tom Wolfe understood what was happening in Gaza. Even if he never mentioned it.
(AP) — Pope Francis warned Wednesday that the latest spasm of violence in the Holy Land is only hurting chances for peace, and he called for revived efforts at dialogue and justice.
Most of what you are reading about Gaza is simply wrong. What else is new?
JERUSALEM (RNS) — This year, the first night of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, coincides with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding – what Palestinians call the Nakba, or 'catastrophe' — and the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to...
(RNS) — The decision to update American policy regarding the holy city was both right and righteous.
(AP) Fervent religious activists, urged on by Hamas, roam the streets with loudspeakers calling people to early prayers.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches, some stomping on posters of Donald Trump or burning American flags in the largest outpouring of anger yet at the U.S. president's recognition of bitterly...
GAZA (Reuters) It's not easy doing business from Gaza but tailor Mohammad Abu Shanab has found a demand he can supply – his sewing factory is churning out religious skull caps, for devout Jewish men.
ROME (RNS) “The ongoing conflict assaults the dignity of both Palestinians and Israelis, but in a particular way our commitment to the poor calls us to lift up the suffering people in Gaza,” the bishops said.
(RNS) "Anti-Semitism is not just a Jewish problem, and it certainly is not going to get solved without awakening the non-Jewish world to deal with it," said Rabbi Abraham Cooper.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Tricycle Theatre has invited the film festival back on the same terms as in previous years “with no restriction on funding from the Embassy of Israel in London.”
BERLIN (RNS) The Gaza conflict has sparked a wave of counter speech, with organizations debunking anti-Semitic myths and stereotypes on blogs, forums and social media.
(RNS) The trip will include Billy Graham's daughter Anne Graham Lotz, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and former Southern Baptist ethics czar Richard Land.
(RNS) The theater’s board decided not to host the festival under its current sponsorship arrangement because of the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.