Global Church leader: Israeli capital Jerusalem a crime and a sin against God

Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories should be declared a «sin against God». This is a statement of the out going general secretary of the World Council of Churches Samuel Kobia, a Methodist priests from Kenya. The Church leader is reportedly saying: «Occupation along with the concomitant humiliation of a whole people for over six decades… Read More Global Church leader: Israeli capital Jerusalem a crime and a sin against God

Only four percent of Jewish Israelis think Obama is pro-Israel

Only four percent of Israelis believe US President Barack Obama has pro-Israel policies, a two per cent drop from a Jerusalem Post poll in June. The Smith Research survey taken this week found 51 per cent of Jewish Israelis regard the Obama administration as more pro-Palestinian than pro-Israel. Of the 500 Jewish Israelis surveyed, 50… Read More Only four percent of Jewish Israelis think Obama is pro-Israel

W.Va. Church Drops «Lutheran» from Name after Gay Vote

The sign outside the church would usually read St. Timothy Lutheran Church. But the word “Lutheran” has been covered over and now simply reads St. Timothy Church. The minister of the Charleston, West.Virginia USA, church, the Rev. Richard Mahan, explained his actions to his congregation during service on Sunday. «I asked that be done because… Read More W.Va. Church Drops «Lutheran» from Name after Gay Vote

Arab Palestine benefits from being «occupied» by Israel

«The situation for the Palestinian people is intolerable» declared President Barack Obama in his June 4 Cairo address. Really? Compared to what? Things are tough all over. The Palestinians are one of many groups displaced by the population exchanges that followed World War II, and the only ones whose great-grandchildren still have the legal status… Read More Arab Palestine benefits from being «occupied» by Israel