An Open Letter to Western Leaders

For publication in the Adelaide Advertiser. Thanks heaps. Anthony Doanghey Dear Editor, I’ve noticed there have been a lot of articles of late concerning the West’s condemnation of Israeli policy, especially policies that supposedly interfere with the current Peace Talks. And as President Obama and his administration has recently been most verbal of this kind of criticism, I believe there is a real danger of ...

Pieces of Rare Biblical Manuscript Reunited

Pieces of Rare Biblical Manuscript Reunited
By KAROUN DEMIRJIAN Associated Press Writer Fri Feb 26, 8:23 am ET JERUSALEM – Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript separated across centuries and continents were reunited for the first time in a joint display Friday, thanks to an accidental discovery that is helping illuminate a dark period in the history of the Hebrew Bible. The 1,300-year-old fragments, which are among only a handful ...

Israel – Whose Land Is It?

The Land of Israel : Palestine and Syria The name “Palestine” flies around a great deal nowadays in the press and political discussion. Syria too is much in the news. Yet neither Palestine nor Syria is an indigenous name for the country either is nowadays supposed to represent. These were originally names given by outsiders, sailors and merchants coming from the west, to loosely defined ...

Non-Muslims, Christians, Arrested in Egypt for Eating during Ramadan

Non-Muslims, Christians, Arrested in Egypt for Eating during Ramadan
September 10, 2009 Egyptian authorities arrested more than 150 people for eating during Ramadan, according to the report issued by International Christian Concern (see Links page). The arrests were made in the southern area of Aswan, in addition to many more in the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada. According to Al-Arabia, the authorities are cracking down on anyone, including foreigners and Non-Muslims, who are ...