President Rivlin held New Year’s Reception for Christian Communities in Israel

On the 27th of December His Excellency Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel, held a festive New Year’s reception for the leaders of the Christian Communities in Israel.

The Speaker of the Knesset replied to His Beatitude’s letter

The Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, the Honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein replied to His Beatitude: Your Beatitude, I regret that incorrect publications caused you disappointment. The discussion about recognition of the Armenian Genocide was not scheduled for this week at all, so it was not pulled of the agenda. Continue Reading →

His Beatitude wrote to the Speaker of the Knesset after discussion of the Armenian Genocide was pulled from the agenda.

His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Knesset, the honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein, expressing feelings of deep disappointment. The Speaker of the Knesset pulled discussion on recognition of the Armenian Genocide from the agenda, in spite of his Continue Reading →

Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Today the Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition. Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition of the Armenian Continue Reading →