Topic: Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AFP) — Three major Holy Land churches implored Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, June 18, to prevent the advancement of a draft bill they said was aimed at expropriating their lands. Heads of the Armenian,[...]

WASHINGTON — On December 6, Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, the Diocesan Legate and Ecumenical Director, took part in a special panel on “Sacred Sites and Property Rights” during the third international Conference on Religious Freedom[...]

By Sue Surkes JERUSALEM (Times of Israel) — The Greek Orthodox Church has broken its decades-long practice of leasing land to Israelis, and has now sold it, because it can no longer withstand massive pressure from Israeli authorities to[...]

By Jirair Tutunjian While many Armenians know that the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City covers one-sixth of the city, many Armenians, including even some living in Jerusalem, don’t know the many Armenian-related facts which[...]

JERUSALEM (Armenpress) — US President Donald Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Monday, May 15. Representatives of the Catholic, Armenian and Greek-Orthodox church met the president. Armenian Patriarch of[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian ALTADENA, Calif. — Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Glendale-Pasadena Chapter organized a lecture about “Today’s Armenian Community in Jerusalem.” It took place on Sunday, March 26, at Tekeyan’s Beshgeturian[...]