The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is rooted in a dispute over land claimed by Jews as their biblical birthright and by Palestinians, who hail from the land Israel now controls.
Many believe it’s not just a conflict over lines on a map — it’s also a clash of ideologies. Despite repeated attempts to end the conflict and implement a two-state solution, there is no peace settlement in sight. This diverse collection of posts from Patheos bloggers brings together different perspectives on the war in the Holy Land and how it is felt around the world.
A recent debate within the Patheos Muslim Channel critiques Jewish and Muslim relations inside and outside of Gaza.
It examines the controversial Muslim Leadership Initiative, which educates American Muslims on Judaism and Jewish life by sending them on a fellowships in Israel. Opponents say the program is akin to faithwashing.
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