Palestinian Christians

Palestinians in Israel find consensus against army enlistment

Sawsan Khalife'
Shefa Amr
1 July 2014

Anti-enlistment conferences bring out Palestinian community leaders in Israel from across the political spectrum.

Don't let Israeli army brainwash you, warns powerful short film - watch

Attempt to enlist young Christians is one of the most pressing issues facing Palestinians in Israel.

Why did The New York Times ignore Palestine's Christians during Pope's visit?

Patrick Connors and
Andrew Kadi
6 June 2014

Is the “journal of record” supporting Israeli strategy to strip Palestinian Christians of their identity?

Hebrew University sets police on students protesting army recruitment

Sawsan Khalife'
Shefa Amr
9 May 2014

Undercover police dressed as Arabs arrested students protesting voluntary draft of Christians.

Palestinian Christian struggle mapped in new book

Joe Catron
30 April 2014

Alain Epp Weaver’s Mapping Exile and Return is fascinating, if unpredictable.

Palestinians call for refusal of Israel army service

Palestinian youths in Israel have few opportunities. With many benefits tied to army service, Israel may be banking on desperation driving some youths into the army’s hands.

Palestinians celebrate Easter in reclaimed Galilee village

Patrick O. Strickland
24 April 2014

Descendants of Iqrit refugees “did not wait for the Israeli authorities’ permission to return to their land.”

Israel jails Druze conscientious objector for the sixth time

“I will refuse to serve in the army even if I’m jailed sixty times,” says 18-year-old Omar Saad.

Palestinians must resist Israel's efforts to foment sectarianism

Nadim Nashif
26 March 2014

Recent attempts to annex Palestinian Christians as fictional “Israeli Christians” draw on a long history.

Palestinians in Israel reject "colonial, sectarian" law

Israel’s new law denying Palestinian Christians’ Arab identity reminiscent of “apartheid regime in South Africa,” say Palestinian citizens of Israel.

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