Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Netanyahu’

Israel suspends church property tax plan Comments 0

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Israel’s government has suspended Jerusalem’s church property tax plan. As a result major Christian denominations, including the Catholic Church, have promised to reopen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It had been closed for three days as a protest against the proposed taxation regime. The church – revered as the site where Jesus Read more

Christians are Israel’s best friends Comments 0

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Israeli prime minister says Christian communities are Israel’s best friends. Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking to a group of Christian media professionals at the Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem. His comments and the event itself reflect the close ties and staunch support for Israel in the evangelical world. Read more Related Posts:Benjamin Netanyahu – hero Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu – hero or villain? Comments 1

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Benjamin Netanyahu is about to make an historic visit to Australia. Should he come and how should he be received? Having just guided legislation through the Knesset ‘legalising’ the illegal: settler outposts on private Palestinian land; he has seemingly set in motion an unstoppable movement which, taken to its ultimate conclusion, could deprive Palestinians of Read more