Repairing a Denominational Divide

The ancient Holy Sepulchre has long been a source of tension between the Christian churches sharing it. Now, preserving the building is forging new cooperation. Ottoman Turkish sultan’s 1852 declaration about which Christian denominations control which parts of the sprawling church … Continue reading

Palestinian Authority condemns deadly attack at Pittsburgh synagogue

We of the IRFWP are greatly encouraged by the condemnation, and the condolences issued by the Palestinian Authority, for our Jewish brothers and sisters, following the heinous, tragic, and deadly attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, October … Continue reading

PM Netanyahu meets with East Asian and Israeli religious leaders

From the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs PM Netanyahu meets with East Asian and Israeli religious leaders Copyright: GPO/Haim Zach PM Netanyahu met today with East Asian religious leaders who are in Israel for the first interfaith conference organized by the … Continue reading

Meet the Jewish doctor who saves Palestinian attackers and the Muslim doctor who saves Jewish victims

This article first appeared in the Washington Post From left, Ahmed Eid, head of surgery, and Elchanan Fried, head of the Intensive Care Unit, at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem on Thursday. (David Vaaknin/For The Washington Post) By William Booth … Continue reading

Hundreds of Jews and Arabs Rally Arm-in-Arm for Peace in Israel

Article originally appeared in Good News Network Nearly 1000 Jewish and Arab residents joined seven mayors from different municipalities to form a human chain north of Israel, calling for coexistence and condemning violence. They lined up along the road in … Continue reading