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Do Latter-day Saints de-emphasize the importance of Christ’s Crucifixion? John Hilton III weighs in

by John Hilton III | March 17, 2021

One hot afternoon, I was on a hill overlooking the border between Syria and Israel. My family had recently ...


Elder Holland Details the Miracles That Made the BYU Jerusalem Center Possible

by Church News | Mormon Life

At 6:45 a.m. on Nov. 14, 1985, President Gordon B. Hinckley, chairman of the Executive Committee of the BYU...


Restricted Travel for BYU Students and Staff on Jerusalem Campus

by Good 4 Utah | Mormon Life

In the wake of President Trump's Jerusalem announcement, BYU has created a travel restriction to protect th...


When an Apostle Gave a Controversial Dedicatory Prayer Over Jerusalem & What It Means to Us Today

by Jannalee Rosner | Mormon Life

Today marks a unique 175th anniversary in Church history. On October 24, 1841, Elder Orson Hyde traveled to...


Elder Andersen Meets With Mayor of Jerusalem

by Newsroom | From the Church

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, were in Je...


Reading The Book of Mormon on Mount Scopus

by Haaretz | What They're Saying About "Us"

Since territorial continuity is somewhat problematic in Jerusalem, the city does not have what one might ca...


The future of Mormon 'mega-projects'

by Real Clear Religion | Opinions & Features

One of the Europe East area goals is to bring the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints out of obscur...


Mormons experience Easter in the Holy Land

by Deseret News | What We Believe

During the month of December, Christians participate in various service activities and worship in their rel...

BYU students get wintry welcoming party in Jerusalem

by The Daily Universe | Opinions & Features

Camels. Semitic languages. Shawarma. Falafel. And snow? BYU students who plan to spend a semester at the Je...

Mormons unite Muslims, Jews at BYU’s Jerusalem Center

by Salt Lake Tribune | Everything Else

On Thanksgiving eve, a common table was set for members of two often-at-odds religious groups (Muslims and ...