Karen Faulkner

Karen Faulkner
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Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem. Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem.

Secular Israeli student wins international Bible contest

A 15-year old Israeli boy from a secular public school won the prestigious International Bible Contest (IBC) this year — the first non-religious participant to win the contest in 30 years.

Palestinians rally in support of prisoners on hunger strike

Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in various protests in order to support hundreds of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike in Israel since April 17.

Israel to withhold $1m after latest UNESCO resolution

While Israelis were celebrating Independence Day last week, UNESCO passed another resolution which denies the Jewish state has sovereignty over the whole of Jerusalem, in fact referring to Israel as the “occupying power” of the city.

Basketball Without Borders, NBA stars coming to Israel this summer

Against the backdrop of the BDS movement and calls for international celebrities to boycott coming to Israel, the National Basketball Association is bringing its Basketball Without Borders (BWB) program to the Jewish state this summer.

Local believers help Muslim Palestinian family in distress

Local believers recently teamed up to build and furnish a safe home for a Palestinian mother of 12 children in the West Bank through the Israel-based Joseph Project and the international organization Operation Blessing.

British government won’t apologize for Balfour Declaration

The British Government has issued a statement saying it does not intend to apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration through which Britain announced it favored “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.”

Jewish group upset with pope’s use of ‘concentration camps’

A Jewish group has called on Pope Francis to “reconsider” his choice of words in recently describing European centers for Middle Eastern refugees as “concentration camps.”

Zvi Kalisher: Holocaust survivor, disciple of Yeshua

Zvi Kalisher, born Henryk Weichert, was an extraordinary man of God who found comfort and joy in his Lord Jesus Christ after losing his entire family and surviving extreme horror during the Holocaust in Poland.

Nanosatellite built by Jewish and Arab students flies From NASA

A group of 80 Israeli high school students, including pupils from the Bedouin town of Hura in the Negev desert, have built a nanosatellite that was launched from the NASA Space Center in Cape Canaveral on Tuesday this week.

Medical clown from Gaza brightens the lives of Israeli children

A young Palestinian from Gaza who was treated for cancer in Israel has been helping to relieve the distress of Israeli children in hospitals through performing for them as a medical clown.

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