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Christian students celebrate life-changing journey through Israel with Passages

Young Americans visit the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem as part of a nine-day trip to Israel organized by Passages, a Christian nonprofit that offers…

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Cashier at Target asks Bullseye Questions

By Richard Friedman  There I was in Target, at 11 a.m. on a recent Sunday. I was in the checkout line, which had just been…

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Netanyahu, Hagee Affirm Jewish-Christian Ties in Christmas Messages

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses participants at the 13th annual CUFI summit, held from July 23-24, 2018. Screenshot: YouTube. The deepening ties between Christians…

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Jews, Evangelicals: Chanukah, Heroism and Partnership

By Richard Friedman  Not too long ago, I found myself in a conversation with six new Evangelical Christian friends. We’ve become connected this past year…

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Painful events deepen bonds, understanding

By Richard Friedman A recent CNN story headlined “Swastikas sprayed on more than 100 graves in Jewish cemetery in France” caught my eye. I emailed…

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Judea Samaria Chamber Head Welcomes Evangelical Investment in Israel

Photo courtesy CUFI. By Richard Friedman  There are many reasons Evangelical Christians often dedicate themselves to Israel and support the country’s well-being with their…

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Relations between Christians, Jews: Painful past can lead to promising future

Detail from a painting depicting blood libel in St. Paul’s Church in Sandomierz, Poland. Wikimedia Commons. By Richard Friedman  The Times Of Israel posted a…

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Yael Eckstein is putting her own mark on building bridges between Christians and Jews

Yael Eckstein standing on the Mount of Olives overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. As the new head of the International “Fellowship” that helps 1.5…

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Thousands of Christians show love for Israel in Jerusalem march during Sukkot

Thousands of Christian evangelists and Israelis march at the 2017 parade in center of Jerusalem, marking the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90….

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Bolstering relations between Catholics and Jews through firsthand Israel experiences

Tourists visit the Church of the Pater Noster, a Roman Catholic Church located on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, on Dec. 3, 2018. It…

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