Posts Tagged ‘christians’

 

Jewish, Christian leaders visit Guatemala to affirm nation’s ‘courageous act’ on Jerusalem

editor 3 February 2018

By Sean Savage.. “Pray for the well-being of Yerushalayim; “May those who love you be at peace.” Psalms 122:6. In the wake of Guatemala’s decision to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem following President Donald Trump’s historic announcement of the same policy decision in early December, a large delegation of Jewish and Christian leaders traveled to Guatemala last week to thank President Jimmy Morales for the move and offer support for the Central American nation. [Photo top right: American Jewish and Christian leaders meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales. (Credit: World Jewish Congress).] (more…)

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Dhimmis No More: Christians’ Trauma in the Middle East

editor 23 December 2017

By Daniel Pipes.. Chapter Two of John Eibner, ed., The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East, (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), pp. 13-20. For details about the book, click here. To order it from Amazon.com, click here.

This is an edited and updated transcript of a talk delivered by Middle East Forum President Daniel Pipes for Christian Solidarity International in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 7, 2012.To view other lectures in this series, click here. (more…)

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Turkey’s Mass Persecution of Christians and Kurds

editor 6 September 2017

By Uzay Bulut.. Yazidis, Alevis and women in the region are also being abused by Turkish authorities, and dozens of Kurdish journalists who have publicized this have been imprisoned. This hatred of Christians and Kurds in Turkey is not restricted to government officials. It is widespread among the public, as well, and expressed extensively on social media. The situation of minorities in Turkey and their persecution by Turkey — a member of NATO and perpetual candidate for EU membership — must be told as often and as loudly as possible. (more…)

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Modi Visit Signals Historic Shift In Indo-Israel Relations

editor 5 July 2017

By Madhu Purnima Kishwar.. Indians admire the courage with which tiny Israel has held forth against hostile neighbors out to exterminate the Jewish homeland. Narendra Modi has made high profile visits to countless countries after he became prime minister of India. But no other visit excites as much enthusiasm and optimism among the informed public in India, especially Indian farmers, as Modi’s visit to Israel. (more…)

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President Rivlin: Persecution of Mideast Christians ‘A Stain on Humanity’

editor 29 April 2017

By JNS.. “And He said: ‘What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother’s blood crieth unto Me from the ground.11 And now cursed art thou from the ground, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother’s blood from thy hand.” Genesis 4:10-11. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the persecution of Middle East Christians is “a stain on humanity” during a meeting Wednesday with the head of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch and other Christian leaders. (more…)

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editor 10 February 2017

By Philip Mollaret.. For years, western politicians have parroted the mantra “Assad must go.” Well Assad hasn’t gone, but almost half a million of the ancient Christian population of Syria have, forced out by a western and Gulf Arab-backed insurrection fuelled by radical Islamic terror. (more…)

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The US Must Support a Safe Haven for Persecuted Mideast Christians

editor 27 October 2016

By Mario Bramnick / JNS.org – Great suffering is occurring in Iraq and Syria. The region is ravaged by terror. Millions have been forced from their homes. Hundreds of thousands have been killed. And Christians and other ethno-religious minorities have suffered genocide at the hands of ISIS. The decision to completely withdraw US troops from Iraq left a power vacuum that was filled by terror groups bent on destroying Western civilization. (more…)

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U.S. Policy Made 2015 the Worst Persecution of Christians “in Modern History”

editor 21 March 2016

by Raymond Ibrahim.. 2015 was the “worst year in modern history for Christian persecution,” according to Open Doors, a human rights organization that has been documenting the persecution of Christians since 1955. (more…)

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Meet the Jew who saved 149 Christian Lives

editor 14 January 2016

By Ari Abramowitz and Jeremy Gimpel from Israel Inspired Network.. As Christians [photo top right] are facing persecution of Biblical proportions, Christian nations are offering little more than prayer and words of solidarity. Should the State of Israel rise to the occasion and save these Christians facing certain death? (more…)

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Refugee Crisis: US, UK ‘Ignoring Christians, Preferring Muslims’

editor 18 September 2015

By Hillel Fendel.. Homeless Christians from Syria and Lebanon who manage to reach Western nations often suffer discrimination, says Gatestone Institute. Christian minorities forced out of their homes who manage to reach the United States and other Western nations sometimes encounter more trouble – so reports the Gatestone Institute International Policy Council. (more…)

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