ATFP Exec. Dir. Ghaith al-Omari's Remarks at Presbyterian meeting
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - June 13, 2014 - 11:00pm

On Saturday June 14, Ghaith Al-Omari, ATFP Executive Director, spoke at a panel organized by Presbyterian for Middle East Peace. Two other panelists participated in the discussion.  Introduction by John Wimberly and remarks by Ghaith al-Omari: http://vimeo.com/98224528 PFMEP Panel Discussion: http://vimeo.com/98224531 


Don't squander the Pope's pro-Palestinian message
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In NOW Lebanon - May 26, 2014 - 11:00pm

Don't squander the Pope's pro-Palestinian message


Nationalism is a familiar force chasing Islamists in the region
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In The National - March 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Nationalism is a familiar force chasing Islamists in the region Hussein Ibish


It’s wrong to use history to serve political narratives
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In The National - January 4, 2014 - 12:00am

It’s wrong to use history to serve political narratives Hussein Ibish


Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In The Daily Beast - August 28, 2013 - 11:00pm

Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?  


What the city of Haifa taught me
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Arabiya
by Octavia Nasr - (Opinion) March 11, 2013 - 11:00pm


It has crossed my mind on several occasions during my lifetime that Haifa is the city I could one day live in. Diverse, lively and has a great beach.


Egypt stops screening of film on Jewish community
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Associated Press
by Sarah El Deeb - March 11, 2013 - 11:00pm


Egyptian security agencies have stopped the screening of a documentary on the Egyptian Jewish community a day before it was due to debut in local cinemas, the film producer said in a statement Tuesday. He said no reasons were given. The "Jews of Egypt", a documentary that follows the lives of the Egyptian Jewish community in the first half of the 20th century until they left under duress in large numbers in the late 1950s, was screened in Egypt last year in a private film festival and had been approved by censorship, a regular procedure in Egypt.


The eternal disputes of the Dead Sea Scrolls
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Los Angeles Times
by John J. Collins - (Opinion) March 10, 2013 - 12:00am


In June 1954, a small advertisement ran in the Wall Street Journal: "Biblical manuscripts dating back to at least 200 BC are for sale." The commercial offering was the start of a long and controversial path for


Israeli settler rabbi who promoted peace dies
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Associated Press
March 4, 2013 - 12:00am


Rabbi Menachem Froman, an Israeli settler known for his efforts to promote coexistence between Arabs and Jews, has died. He was 68. His son Shivi Froman said he died Monday after a long illness. Froman, who served as the rabbi of the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, had ties to many Palestinian leaders. He was an outspoken opponent of attacks by Jewish settlers on mosques. He often visited damaged holy sites with local Palestinian officials. He believed Israelis and Palestinians could live together peacefully.


Israel wields Bible's soft power as far afield as Brazil
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Christian Science Monitor
by Christa Case Bryant - February 27, 2013 - 12:00am


On a crisp winter morning in Jerusalem, a group of American Christian leaders with Bibles under their arms walk the hilltop where many believe King David first established the Jewish capital some 3,000 years ago.



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