Posts Tagged “Bethlehem”

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one of his evangelical conventions one day, Graham held her hand high up…

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Jesus isn’t White, he is an Arab

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Jesus isn’t White, he is an Arab

Jesus isn’t White, he is an Arab By Ray Hanania The place where — according to the Christian folk tradition — Jesus was born. The site is located in Bethlehem, precisely in the cave under the Church of the Nativity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   There’s a big, unending debate about whether Jesus is White or…

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Arab World must do more for Christians (Arabic) يجب على العالم العربي أن يفعل المزيد من أجل المسيحيين العرب

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يجب على العالم العربي أن يفعل المزيد من أجل المسيحيين العرب Arabs not doing enough to protect Christians بقلم راي حنانيه يشهد الأسبوع الجاري الاحتفال بعيد الفصح التقليدي، ويكون الخامس من مايو/أيار هو عيد الفصح الأرثودوكسي. ورغم أن المسيحيين يمثلون أقلية في العالم العربي، فإن المسيحيين الكاثوليك والأرثدوكس هما مجموعتان عربيتان هامتان. وبالتالي فإن هذا…

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Christians face uncertain future under Israeli rule

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Christians suffering in their homelands By Ray Hanania — America is a Christian country yet this country doesn’t act like a Christian country. In fact, this Christian country acts like it is ashamed to be Christian. I’m not talking about the growing influence of non-Christians in America such as the Jewish and Muslim communities. I…

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Arab journalists suffer because Arab World journalism groups fail to network and work together

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Arab journalists suffer oppression because Arab Journalism groups fail to work together By Ray Hanania – Jared Malsin, an English editor at the Maan News Agency in Bethlehem, was arrested and jailed by Israeli border police this week for the high crime of “criticizing Israel.” The journalist is sitting in a jail cell awaiting a…

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HANANIA: Ashamed of American Christian abandonment of their faith, For Immediate Release, 12-24-07

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Ashamed of American Christian abandonment of their faithBy Ray Hanania — Does your mother have to be from Bethlehem before you can even bother to care for the fate of that holy city? My mother and her family are from Bethlehem. She was born down the street from the Holy Manger where Jesus was cradled…

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