Israel’s Messianic Jews Face Orthodox “Persecution”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
ARAD, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Representatives of a Messianic Jewish community in the southern Israeli town of Arad said Monday, March 21, they face "increased persecution" by ultra-Orthodox Jews who accuse the believers of missionary activities and want them to leave Israel.
 

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Israel Launches Ground Offensive In Gaza (UPDATE 4)

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(ADDS COMMENTS DEFENSE MINISTER, IDF, MORE DETAILS) By BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent George Whitten reporting from Israel and Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent at BosNewsLife News Center
picture4JERUSALEM/GAZA CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Israel has begun a major ground offensive in the Gaza Strip aimed at destroying the terrorist infrastructure of the militant Islamic group Hamas, Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak confirmed late Saturday, January 3.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Urge Prayers Amid Hamas-Israel Ceasefire; War Feared

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By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Senior Middle East Correspondent reporting from Israel and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- A tense ceasefire began late Wednesday between the ruling militant Hamas group in the Gaza Strip and Israel following weeklong fighting, but Christians in Israel urged prayers amid fears of an all-out war.

BREAKING NEWS: Israel President Peres Faints, Rushed To Hospital

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service peres1JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's president Shimon Peres was rushed to hospital Saturday night, September 12, after he collapsed on stage while speaking at an event in Tel Aviv, officials said.

BREAKING: U.N. Halts Aid To Gaza After Hamas Seizes Supplies

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By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Middle East Chief Correspondent hamas_war0402JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -– The United Nations announced Friday, February 6, it has stopped sending humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip after militants of the Hamas group apparently seized 300 tons of supplies, in the second such incident in as many days.

Last Ethiopian Jews To Return To Israel, Christian Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian group said Tuesday, June 7, it would help organize "the return of the last 8,700 Ethiopian Jews to Israel" by sponsoring what are known as "Aliyah" flights, the coming months.  

BREAKING: World Leaders Lead Charlie Hebdo March Amid Controversy (Live)

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WATCH LIVE COVERAGE HERE: http://news.yahoo.com/video/live-video-associated-press-191800766.html By BosNewsLife News Center marchhPARIS, 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.

Threats Against Christians In Jerusalem Marks Disturbing Trend (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist threats against christians 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."

Palestinians Remember Murdered Christian Bookstore Leader

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service news-gaza-ayyad-oct071-150x1501JERUSALEM/GAZA CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Palestinian Christians on Tuesday, October 7, urged prayers as they observed the second anniversary of the day that militants murdered the director of the only known Christian bookstore in the Gaza Strip.

NEWS ALERT: Church Evacuated Near School Shooting Site After Threat

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting from the United States and Israel Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School after a shooting in NewtownNEWTOWN/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christian mourners in Newtown, Connecticut, saw their prayers interrupted when they were evacuated at a Roman Catholic church as a bomb threat was reported by officials during services at the church, about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the site of Friday's school shooting where 20 children were killed.