By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife Columns)-- It's disturbing to learn of a growing number of Islamist threats against Christians in the Biblical holy city of Jerusalem. The latest such incident, as reported by BosNewsLife, comes in the form of leaflets that were distributed there last week, purporting to be issued by "Islamic State, Jerusalem Emirate."
By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Militants from the Islamic State (IS) group are threatening to massacre Christians in Jerusalem, according to leaflets distributed in Israel's capital. Signed "Islamic State, Jerusalem Emirate," the leaflet says IS knows where most Christians in Jerusalem live, and warns they have until Eid al-Fitr – the festival marking the end of Ramadan on July 19th – to leave the city or be killed, several Israeli media reported.
By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Fewer than 100 Jews are believed to be living in Yemen, and the number could soon drop to zero, as Houthi rebels fight to expand their control of the country.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife Columns)-- A man claiming to be the Messiah rose up from death Sunday, April 5, after he died at a cross on Golgotha hill near Jerusalem's walls, his friends said.
By BosNewsLife News Center JERUSALEM/COPENHAGEN (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged European Jews to move to Israel after a Jewish man was killed in an attack outside Copenhagen's main synagogue, warning anti-Jewish violence will likely continue amid rising anti-Semitism.
WATCH LIVE COVERAGE HERE: http://news.yahoo.com/video/live-video-associated-press-191800766.html By BosNewsLife News Center PARIS, FRANCE (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was among leaders participating in Sunday's march to honor 17 victims of terrorism, which began with a massacre at a satirical weekly and continued with attacks on a Kosher supermarket, after he urged Jewish people to relocate.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service GAZA/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Palestinian Christians in Israel and across the border in Gaza were facing more difficulties Sunday, August 31, after being forced out of a church in Jerusalem, while in Gaza they were among those rebuilding their lives after weeks of death and destruction.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Jewish rights organization says the killing of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers should prompt the United States to pressure Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to end his cooperation with Hamas, the militant group. The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) made the appeal shortly after Israeli authorities confirmed they found the bodies of Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Brussels and Jerusalem JERUSALEM/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's government has condemned the shooting and killing of as many as four people at the Jewish Museum in Belgium's capital Brussels, saying the attack underscores wider anti-Jewish sentiments.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife Columns)-- A man claiming to be the Messiah rose up from death Sunday, April 8, after he died at a cross on Golgotha hill near Jerusalem's walls, his friends said.