Writing on the wall: Israel and its Christians

By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE/ 02/21/2012 Jerusalem church points to negative attitudes among many Jews. A day after it was discovered on the exterior walls of a Jerusalem Baptist church this week, graffiti declaring “Death to Christianity” had been cleaned up and a host of officials from the Israeli government had visited with apologies and ...

Christians are both thriving, beleaguered in Israel

Orthodox Christians take photos of a dove on the feast of Epiphany at Qasr el Yahud baptism site, Israel

By DAVID ROSENBERG / THE MEDIA LINE 12/26/2011 The population is succeeding at school and at work, but their numbers are barely growing. Economically, the Holy Land’s tiny Christian minority is thriving as its moves into the holiday season this year. But, except for a one-time boost from a wave of immigrants from the former Soviet Union, ...