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  • The Old City of Jerusalem

    The Old City of Jerusalem
    From the old quarters and city walls, here’s a glimpse of an ordinary day at the extraordinary city of Jerusalem, which is a holy and symbolic place for Christianity, Islam and Judaism. 
    Anglican Video
    Posted April, 19 2014
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  • Episcopal Technology and Vocational Training Center

    Episcopal Technology and Vocational Training Center

    With unemployment in the West Bank and Gaza at 25 to 55 per cent, the Episcopal Technological and Vocational Training Center in Ramallah provides hundreds of young men and women with much-needed support and a critical path to a better future. Students learn trades—with a particular focus on hotel and restaurant management— at this school run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

    Anglican Video
    Posted April, 19 2014
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  • Journey to Jerusalem online resources

    Journey to Jerusalem online resources

    A sampling of online resources that document Christian responses to the conflict in the Middle East:

    Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 19 2014
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  • Christian Zionism

    Christian Zionism
    When Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official visit to Israel this past January, media and other observers noted that his entourage included a strong representation of rabbis and conservative evangelical Christians whose churches espouse strongly pro-Israel views.
    Diana Swift
    Posted April, 17 2014
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  • Kids4Peace: Crossing the cultural divide

    Kids4Peace: Crossing the cultural divide
    At least one good thing came out of the terrible violence of the Second Intifada, the uprising against Israeli occupation sparked the founding of Kids4Peace, an international program that unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian youth in study and play.
    Diana Swift
    Posted April, 16 2014
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  • ‘Silent emergency’

    ‘Silent emergency’

    The picture painted by Margot Ellis, deputy commissioner of the United Nations (UN) Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), at the mid-March launch of an inter-agency humanitarian appeal for Gaza and the West Bank, is startlingly desperate.


    Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted April, 16 2014
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  • Tourist or pilgrim: it's up to you

    Tourist or pilgrim: it's up to you

    I used to live in Jerusalem. I lived there with my wife and our children in in the 1990s when I served with St. George’s College as the director of their Desert Program. 

    by Richard LeSueur and Anglican Video
    Posted April, 16 2014
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  • Timeline of the Middle East conflict

    Timeline of the Middle East conflict
    The land between the Jordan River and the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, which both Palestinians and Israelis claim, has been settled, resettled, conquered and reconquered throughout history, as far back as biblical times.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 15 2014
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  • Primate’s prayer for Jerusalem

    Primate’s prayer for Jerusalem

    If prayer is “a gathering into the heart,” as former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams put it, and “a longing of the soul,” as Mahatma Gandhi said, a special prayer recently composed by the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada expresses both intentions.


    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted April, 15 2014
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  • Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

    Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
    Until you watch this documentary film, you won’t realize how much the biggest Hollywood films may have influenced the way you view Arabs, oftentimes in oh-so-subtle ways.
    Posted April, 15 2014
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