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New Israeli 'divide and rule' law to separate Arab Christians and Muslims
A minor law on equal opportunities is set to appoint distinct Christian and Muslim representatives with the aim of making Christians the "allies" of the State of Israel, at the expense of Muslims. This has raised fears among Christian Arabs. A letter is sent to Pope Francis to stop the recruitment of Christian Arabs into the Israeli Defence Forces (from which Arab Muslims are excluded).
14/10/2016 09:27:00 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Israel's wrath at UNESCO resolution on Holy Sites
The approval of two draft resolutions on "occupied Palestine" have angered the Israeli authorities. For Prime Minister Netanyahu "the historical connection between the Jewish people and the Temple Mount” has been denied. Palestinians applaud. The vote for final approval scheduled on October 18. Director General of Unesco: Jerusalem "indivisible" and each community deserves an "explicit recognition."
07/06/2016 12:15:00 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
The Church of the Holy Land welcomes the new Custos, Friar Francesco Patton
Yesterday afternoon, the religious priest of Italian origin was sworn in as the new Custos of the Holy Sites. The ceremony took place in Jerusalem, in the Old City. With him there were more than 100 priests, monks and nuns, and a crowd of faithful. Today the entrance into the Holy Sepulchre. The celebrations will conclude on June 18 with the entrance into the Basilica of the Annunciation, in Nazareth.
15/10/2004 israel - palestine
Israel: no limits on Al Aqsa Mosque
Israeli President Katsav: "Ramadan: a time for prayer for brotherhood among religions".
20/04/2016 14:09:00 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
For Palestinian activist, Jerusalem bombing is the wrong answer to a mistaken occupation
Adel Misk, spokesman for The Parents Circle, slams Israeli policy in the territories for the violence. For him, it is urgent to find a “path to peace” and "determine the cause of the problem". The bus explosion, which is a throwback to similar incidents in the early 2000s, left 21 people wounded.
20/10/2010 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israeli and Palestinian children not educated to love
In a study, the Christian Peacemaker Team shows how children in both peoples suffer directly and indirectly from violence, which negatively affects their development. A content analysis of Palestinian texts shows Jews in highly negative light.
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