» 05/28/2007, 00.00
Ministerial committee calls for ban on Gay pride in Jerusalem
Draft bill proposal is approved and ready for Knesset vote. It would grant Jerusalem City Council the power to ban public gatherings deemed dangerous for public order or offensive to religious sentiments.
Jewish groups mobilising to stop Jerusalem's Gay Pride parade
Parade is scheduled for November 10. Counterdemonstrations and protests are being organised. Police might stop everything for security reasons.
03/08/2015 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israel outlines new measures against Jewish extremists, but some see only hypocrisy
Steps include administrative detention without charges. The man who stabbed a teenage girl at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride had been released a few weeks before. Those responsible for the death of a Palestinian child burnt alive are still on the run. For Abbas, Israel’s policy of protecting illegal settlements has led to violence. In ten years, 11,000 attacks against Palestinians have been recorded. Only 1.9 per cent of complaints end in conviction. Israel’s democracy is at risk.
05/07/2006 ISRAEL VATICAN
Chief Rabbi asks Pope to stop Jerusalem gay parade
Top Sephardic leader is hopeful religious leaders' protest will stop the event that violates and humiliates the holy city. Chief Ashkenazi rabbi also wants the parade stopped.
25/10/2017 14:57:00 ISRAEL
Vicar in Israel: Hebrew-speaking Catholics 'peace workers' in the Holy Land
The small and "vibrant" Hebrew speaking community was born in the 1950s. "We help young people to form a clear, fearless, open Christian identity ". Commitment to interreligious dialogue. The need to bring the "two Christians sides " closer together. Religious and social work with the children of migrants.
20/12/2017 09:49:00 ISRAEL-PALESTINE
Christian Palestinians await Christmas with 'bitter taste'
Concerns about the tensions and that pilgrims will decide to cancel their visit: "We hope, indeed we ask everyone to come, not to cancel their trips". Two days ago, the meeting between the leaders of the Churches and President Abbas. Jerusalem for Christian Palestinians must be "a city of the world, a universal city, a city of peace".
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