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Palestinian Christians Demonstrate Against Greek Orthodox Patriarch

Palestinian Christians have protested against the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land, demanding the resignation of Theophilos III for allegedly selling church land...

Greek Orthodox Church Aims to Block Jerusalem Property Sales in Court

  The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Holy Land announced Saturday that his church will appeal an Israeli court decision that approved the sale of...

Greek Orthodox Church in Israel ‘Sells Ancient Roman Amphitheater’

The Roman Amphitheater and the hippodrome in the ancient Israeli coastal city of Caesarea have been sold off, in secret, to a mysterious overseas...

You Be the Judge: Is this Mosaic at an Ancient Synagogue in Israel Alexander...

At the archaeological site in Israel known as ancient Huqoq, archaeologists excavated a mosaic of what many believe is none other than Alexander the Great. According...

Ancient Greek Citadel Uncovered in Jerusalem

The Israeli antiquities authority claims to have solved one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of the area, after unearthing the ancient Greek citadel of...

Alexander the Great Depicted in Israeli Mosaics

This summer, excavations directed by UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences professor Jodi Magness revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor of...

Israeli Lawyer Wins 2.9M USD in Case Against Greek Orthodox Church

An Israeli court ordered the Greek Orthodox Church to pay a total of 2.9 million dollars in fees owed to a local lawyer. The sum...

Alexander the Great Era Treasures Found in Israeli Cave

Cave explorers in Israel have discovered a small treasure of coins and jewelry dating to the era of Alexander the Great. According to archaeologists...

Archaeologists Believe They Uncovered the House of Jesus

Archaeologists claim they have made a huge discovery by locating the house where Jesus -- the central figure in Greek Orthodox religion -- was born and...

New Ambassador of Israel Presents Credentials to Greek President Papoulias

Israel's new ambassador to Greece, Irit Ben-Abba, presented her credentials to President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias on Tuesday, October 7. Ben-Abba, a highly experienced diplomat,...