Israel Group Campaigns Against Messianic Jews, Missionaries

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- A hard-line Jewish ultra-Orthodox group in Israel has launched a campaign against Christian missionaries and Jewish Christians, known as Messianic Jews, who they view as a security threat.

BREAKING NEWS: Israel Announces Ceasefire (WRAPUP)

(ADDS COMMENTS PRIME MINISTER, HAMAS, DETAILS ) By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent, with BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos afp_israel_prime_minister_ehud_olmert_190JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, announced Saturday, January 17, a unilateral cease fire but said Israeli forces would remain in the Gaza Strip, as the militant group Hamas warned it would not end fighting yet, BosNewsLife monitored.

NEWS ALERT: Israel Immigration Service Raids African Church; Several Detained

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent tel-aviv-panorama-bigJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Security forces of Israel's immigration service broke into an African church in Tel Aviv damaging the ceiling and detaining several worshipers, news reports said Tuesday, December 22.

Israel Probes Church Fire In Jerusalem

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israeli authorities continue to investigate an arson attack on a Jerusalem church building that church h officials say has long been a focal point for anti-Christian sentiment in a Jewish ultra-Orthodox-leaning neighborhood.

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

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: Rockets From Lebanon Hit Israel; Gaza Battle Rages (In-Depth)

By George Whitten, Jerusalem Bureau Chief JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -- Suspected militants fired several rockets into Israel from neighboring Lebanon Wednesday, January 14, the second such attack in a week, residents and Israeli officials said.

Jewish Christian Baker’s Food Ruled “Kosher”

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service jerusalem_snowJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Religious tensions remained in Israel Thursday, July 16, after the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that a Jewish baker's belief in Jesus Christ does not make her baked food unkosher.