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July 15, 2014
Do Palestinians have a “modern-day civil rights movement” with a “very, very clear” relationship to America’s civil rights past?
July 10, 2014
Conservative Christians have generally been known for their enthusiastic support for the Jewish state. But a new movement of young activists is seeking to change that.
June 19, 2014
Anti-Israel divestment activists are unrelenting in their campaign. Their claim about United Methodist support, which is nebulous, may not have the intended effect on Presbyterians.
June 18, 2014
A Palestinian woman convicted of a 1969 bombing in Jerusalem caught by the FBI on immigration fraud is the latest cause celebre.
April 9, 2014
Unfortunately, it is clear from the Christ at the Checkpoint conference that pro-Palestinian Christians have serious political and institutional momentum.
March 25, 2014
“Before I came to Israel, I saw the conflict as a David and Goliath scenario with Israel being Goliath and the Arabs as David. Now I understand that it’s the opposite …”
November 19, 2013
“I have a real issue with the Old Testament” and the “mixing up” of ancient and modern Israel, the late Edward Said’s sister Grace stated during the November 8-9, 2013, Waging Peace in Palestine & Israel conference in Washington, DC. As previously analyzed, this event of self-professed Christians castigated modern Israel’s entire existence as unjust, yet, as Said indicated, Israel’s Biblical past did not go unscathed at the conference either. The conference’s revisionist history delegitimized Israel with a transformation of the Bible’s Jewish heritage into the inheritance of a Palestinian people who in turn appeared unified across centuries and cultural divides.
January 22, 2013
By Aaron Gaglia This last Saturday, a group of pro-Palestinian activists gathered in Farragut Square for a rally speaking out against Israeli policies toward Gaza and the West Bank. This rally featured a combination…
December 28, 2012
Washington, DC—Oldline church disputes, threats to religious freedom and Middle East proxy battles made news throughout 2012. Below are IRD’s top church news stories for the year. Presbyterians and Methodists vote against Anti-Israel Divestment:…