Amit Barack on the Changing Identity of Israel’s Arabic-Speaking Christians
By MARILYN STERN

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ISRAEL — March 4, 2021 — Amit Barak, co-founder of the Jerusalemite Initiative, spoke to participants in a January 25th Middle East Forum webinar (video) about historic change occurring among the roughly 175,000 Arabic-speaking Israeli Christians and their growing identification with and integration into Israeli society as a whole. For many years, Arabic-speaking Christians in Israel were commonly known as Christian …

eHeziAmit Barack on the Changing Identity of Israel’s Arabic-Speaking Christians
By MARILYN STERN

Extremist Islam Threatens Christians Across the Middle East
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — July 13, 2020 — International backlash is growing over Turkey’s decision this week to allow what was once a landmark church to be converted into a mosque.  While not as bloody (yet) as the purging of ancient Christian communities throughout the Middle East by ISIS and other Arab and Moslem extremists, Turkey is betting that it can …

Jonathan FeldsteinExtremist Islam Threatens Christians Across the Middle East
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Jews and Christians Unite to Support Christian Arabs
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — June 10, 2020 —  With talk of Israel’s annexation of Jewish communities in historic Judea and Samaria (the West Bank), and unilateral actions and threats by Palestinian and other Arabs even in advance of such a decision much less any actions being taken, the status and fate of Christian Arabs in the Land has been overshadowed. Throughout …

eHeziJews and Christians Unite to Support Christian Arabs
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Supporting Christian Arabs in the IDF
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — February 3, 2020 —  In a first-ever for Israel and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF}, a Christian Israeli Arab recently enlisted an Israeli Air Force (IAF) cadet. Nationally, only 10 percent of cadets who begin the prestigious course graduate and earn their pilot wings. Yet, for this Christian Arab, whose name cannot be revealed for security reasons, just …

Jonathan FeldsteinSupporting Christian Arabs in the IDF
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN