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Posts Tagged: Christian persecution

December 27, 2016 5:01 am

Amid Chaos in Syria and Iraq, Mideast Christians Fight for Survival

  JNS.org - The recent military victory of Syrian government forces in Aleppo could prove to be a major turning point in the country’s bloody civil war,...

November 15, 2016 7:34 am

Eyewitness Accounts From Persecuted Iraqi Christians

It is painful to recall the events of late summer 2014, when the Islamic State killed or expelled thousands of Christians from their historic homeland...

September 15, 2016 4:19 am

Hungary Creates First-Ever Office to Address Christian Persecution

JNS.org -- Hungary has established the world's first-ever government office to address Christian persecution in the Middle East and Europe, the Catholic News Agency reported on Tuesday. Although the...

August 25, 2016 5:17 am

Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against...

June 7, 2016 2:32 pm

Local Synagogue Goes Global With Crash Course on Threats to Christians and Jews

JNS.org - Half a world away from American suburbia, Christians and other Middle East minority populations are facing extinction from Islamic terror groups such as the...

February 25, 2016 10:20 am

Kerry Mulling Whether Systematic Murder of Christians Is ‘Genocide’

Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of State and Foreign Assistance today that he is having an “additional...

December 29, 2015 10:46 am

UK Paper Outdoes Itself; Says Israel Worst Place for Christians on Christmas — Ahead of Syria, Iraq, North Korea and Others

It sometimes seems as if the UK media truly can’t help themselves. Not only do news sites fail to acknowledge the undeniable truth that Israel is the...

November 20, 2015 5:55 am

Former Congressman Encouraged by Rumored Obama Admin Plans to Label ISIS Atrocities ‘Genocide’

Former US Rep. Frank Wolf told the Investigative Project on Terrorism that the rumors that the Obama administration plans to accept his proposal to classify the...

September 30, 2015 7:23 am

Former Congressman to Attorney General: Indict ISIS Leaders for Genocide

If Attorney General Loretta Lynch can indict the head of FIFA -- global soccer's governing body -- then she should be able to indict the Islamic...

July 10, 2015 9:40 am

Pope Francis Condemns ‘Genocide’ of Christians in the Middle East

JNS.org - Pope Francis demanded an end to the “genocide” of Middle East Christians during his visit to Bolivia on Thursday. “Today we are dismayed to see...

January 16, 2015 8:24 am

Middle East is Most Violent Area in the World for Christians, Report Says

JNS.org - Primarily because of Islamic extremism, the Middle East remains the most violent area in the world for Christians, according to a new...

December 30, 2014 10:51 am

Hosting Christian Leaders, Israeli President Laments Persecution of Mideast Minorities

JNS.org - The persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East is "a cause of great worry and pain," Israeli President...

December 1, 2014 6:26 pm

Pope Francis, Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew Deplore ‘Terrible Situation’ for Mideast Christians

JNS.org - In a rare display of Christian unity, Pope Francis and the Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew issued a joint plea deploring the "terrible situation"...

September 12, 2014 2:55 pm

Jewish Groups Rush to Defend Senator Ted Cruz After Shout-Down at Dinner

Major American Jewish groups rushed to defend Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday after he was booed off stage at a gala dinner on Wednesday...


US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...


In a City Gripped by Shock, Manchester Jews Unite in Sorrow and Determinati...

Manchester's Jewish community joined with the rest of their city in sorrow and disbelief on Tuesday, following the devastating terrorist...


In Surprise, Israeli City of Netanya Set to Host 2018 World Lacrosse Champi...

JNS.org - Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, mayor of the Israeli city of Netanya, and Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) Chairman Scott Neiss announced...

Middle East

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The IDF confirmed the rocket...