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...

PASOK Leader George Papandreou Meets Peres and Netanyahu in Israel

A meeting was held in Israel on Tuesday among PASOK party leader George Papandreou, Israeli President Shimon Peres and the country's Prime Minister Benjamin...

Unpaid Water Bill Could Close Church

Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III, has threatened to close the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to protest Israel's freezing of the Patriarchate's bank...

Israel and Thessaloniki Develop Stronger Ties with Tourism

Overnight stays of Israeli tourists in the hotels of Thessaloniki have increased fivefold in 2011, reaching 59,000, while estimates for 2011 expect a further...
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis Issue Joint Declaration

  JERUSALEM – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis crossed a fifty-year milestone today, continuing the legacy of their predecessors Pope...

Israeli Mom And Daughter Discover Clay Lamp from Hellenistic Period

An Israeli mother and her daughter discovered an ancient clay candle holder dating back to the Hellenistic period – when Judah Maccabee fought against...

Greek God Statue Recovered in Gaza Strip

A rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo was mysteriously recovered in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish...

Greek Clothing Companies Eager to Expand in Israel

Greek clothing and knitting companies are keen to dress Israelis with more clothes “Made in Greece” and aim at increasing their share in clothing...

Desecration of the Greek Orthodox Chapel of St Sion in Israel

Religious vandalism has been on the rise during the last few years, perpetrated mainly by Muslim and Jewish adolescents.  Their aim is to vandalize...

Unknown Vandals Spray Graffiti Threat on Greek Orthodox Monastery in Jerusalem

A Jerusalem monastery, built on the site where tradition says the tree used in the making of Jesus's cross once stood, was defaced with...