Tag Archives: Jewish

Dozens hurt in Israeli synagogue accident

At least 60 worshippers were injured, some of them critically, on Sunday when a grandstand seating area collapsed in a crowded synagogue in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s Magen David Adom ambulance service said. The incident occurred in the settlement of Givat Zeev, north of Jerusalem. …

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Thinking theologically with pandemics

Theology may be far from our minds during a pandemic in a seemingly secular age. Our interactions with the non-human world of microbial pathogens appear wholly at odds with our relations with another kind of non-human realm that we designate as divine. Yet, if the past teaches us anything, it …

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Palestine, 41 years after Quds Day

The first question to be asked about the reason behind the organizing of the International Quds Day is, ‘what is the importance and impact of this day?’ Was the naming of this day by the founder of the Islamic Revolution of Iran just a simple gesture to perpetuate this national …

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The Statement of the Secretary-General of Islamic Radios and Television Union on the International Al-Quds Day

This year, the International Al-Quds Day called by Imam Khomeini is commemorated by the Palestinians under exceptional circumstances as a result of political pressures and ongoing conspiracies. The positions and actions carried out by Trump, transferring the US Embassy to Al-Quds and Judaization, settlement and falsification of history and change …

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Jordan summons Israel envoy over Jerusalem ‘violations’

Jordan summoned Israel’s ambassador on Sunday in protest over “violations” at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the foreign ministry said. It summoned envoy Amir Weissbrod to voice its “condemnation and rejection of Israeli violations” at the highly sensitive site, where Israeli security forces clashed with Palestinian worshippers last week. Jordan, …

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