By Maayan Raveh*   The Jerusalem Municipality and the State of Israel recently took action against the Churches in the capital. In response, the Churches closed the holiest place to Christian believers and sparked a storm in the world. The whole affair raises questions about the status and role of the Churches in Israel. Last […]

What is the background to the crisis in the relations between Israel and the heads of the Churches in Jerusalem? Dr. Amnon Ramon, Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research[1] On Sunday, 25 February 2018, a historic and unprecedented incident occurred in the Old City of Jerusalem.[2] Representatives of three of the most important Churches in the […]

By Lorne Anderson   I thought I had a comprehensive handle on interfaith relationships. I had established the Interfaith Project with the Multi-Faith Chaplaincy center at James Cook University, worked as high school chaplain for 4 years and worked with the Tony Blair Faith Foundation as a Faiths Act Fellow. Combined, these experiences lead me […]