(RNS) — The government's claim stemmed from a performace by a Palestinian hip-hop artist on campus earlier this year.
This week’s gallery includes images from the start of Ramadan, protests over the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and more.
BEIT SAHOUR, West Bank (RNS) — It's an evangelical church that is proudly, defiantly Palestinian.
TEL AVIV, Israel (Reuters) - In Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
(RNS) Our Christian principles and teachings compel us to insist on an equal measure of justice and dignity for all people, for Israelis and Palestinians alike, writes the general secretary of the World Council of Churches.
(RNS) A weighty agenda for a group that calls itself "the collective voice of the Muslim world."
The action by California's flagship public university sought to strike a balance between condemning intolerance and protecting free speech.
(RNS) In Chicago, pro-Palestinian protesters say Israeli and American gay Jews should be ashamed to support Israel.
JERUSALEM (RNS) A ministry committee recommended that the book not be taught in high schools at a time of heightened Palestinian attacks against Israeli Jews and reprisals by Israeli troops.
This long-standing conflict has created many tragedies, and someone running for president should recognize all of them.
Human Rights Watch says the poet, Ashraf Fayadh, was condemned for his writings and allegedly abandoning Islam.
The U.S. secretary of state told the Israeli prime minister, "It is absolutely critical to end all incitement, to end all violence and to find a road forward..."
JERUSALEM (RNS) While no one tracks the number of religious vs. secular Jews who have been injured or killed in attacks, religious Jews are thought to be repeat victims.
Stone throwing erupted Sunday in the city where Palestinians want to halt Jewish prayers near Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque.
The Temple Mount is a focus of Palestinian statehood hopes that Jewish ultra-nationalists oppose. Israel has banned two Palestinian groups it said promote protests over Jewish prayers near the Muslim shrines.
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