How Putin Celebrates Christmas

December 23, 2015

The magic of a Russian Christmas

Would Our Prime Minister Attend A Muslim Religious Service?

December 20, 2015

Footage of President Al-Assad and his wife attending the Lady of Damascus church choir in their Christmas performance.

Are Evangelicals Challenging Support for Israel?

December 17, 2015


JERUSALEM — Lynne Hybels is revered for her work helping the impoverished around the world, but some people view her as dangerous.

Hybels, cofounder with her husband of one of the nation’s largest churches, has been called a heretic and an anti-Semite for her efforts to build bridges between Palestinians and Israelis in the Middle East.

Hybels is among a small number of influential evangelicals who are challenging a decades-long stance of blanket evangelical support for Israel’s government. They are taking trips to the Middle East, not only to visit biblical sites but to engage with modern-day Palestinians and Israelis in conversations centered more around modern politics than ancient texts. They are organizing conferences and writing publicly in an attempt to discern a new role for Christians in bringing an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Gradually, their ideas are taking hold, especially with young evangelicals. READ MORE

Rabbi Complains Tree Insulting To Non-Christians

December 14, 2015

[The 1% tells the 99% how to celebrate Christmas. Where are the so-called Israel worshippers known as ‘Christian Zionists’?]


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two small artificial Christmas trees and a half-dozen teddy bears sat outside the front doors of La Cueva High School on Thursday – but they aren’t your standard holiday decorations.

Instead, the items are a silent protest over Albuquerque Public Schools’ decision to remove a school tree used to collect toys for children in need.

The “Bear Tree,” a La Cueva tradition for 27 years, came down Dec. 3, the same day a rabbi complained that it was insulting to non-Christians.

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