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ISIS Grinds Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery to Rubble

10 Shevat 5776 – January 20, 2016
U.S. soldiers prayed in the ancient monastery during their deployment in Iraq.

Jewish Teen Arrested for Church Vandalism

A Jewish teen was arrested for two incidents of vandalism at a Christian church in Jerusalem.

12-Mosque Hamtramck, Michigan Now Has Muslim-Majority Council

10 Shevat 5776 – January 19, 2016
Most of the women on the streets wear hijabs, or headscarves, and niqabs, veils that leave visible only the area around the eyes.

Pope Francis Visits Rome’s Main Synagogue

8 Shevat 5776 – January 18, 2016
Pope Francis is the third-ever Roman Pontiff to visit Rome’s Great Synagogue

On Pope’s Synagogue Visit, Catholics Say Missionizing, Palestinian State, Still Theological Conundrums

8 Shevat 5776 – January 17, 2016
Which is why anyone will tell you that when it comes to interfaith relations you have to keep your sense of humor.

Hundreds Captured or Dead in ISIS Assault on Syria’s Oil-Rich Deir Ezzor

Hundreds captured or murdered in Syria by ISIS in the capture of oil-rich Deir Ezzor, near Iraq.

Islamic Movement Meeting Discovered, Dispersed

4 Shevat 5776 – January 14, 2016
Jerusalem police broke up a meeting of the outlawed Islamic Movement in the eastern part of the city.

Analysis: US Methodist Church Sides with Enemies of Christians, Blacklists Israeli Banks, Companies

4 Shevat 5776 – January 13, 2016
At these costs, it probably makes sense for Israel to annex the entire Judea and Samaria already, rather than pay for it in installments…

French Jewish Leaders Debate: Should Marseille Jews Wear A Kippah?

French Jewish leaders are debating whether Marseille Jews should wear - or not wear - their yarmulkes.

Skverer Rebbe and Thousands of Hasidim Pray in Hebron

3 Shevat 5776 – January 12, 2016
According to sources in the Hebron community, the Skverer visit is part of a general increase in visits and tourism in the city and the Cave of the Patriarchs.

Hundreds in Ukraine Draw Strength from Ba’al HaTanya’s Grave [video]

26 Tevet 5776 – January 7, 2016
Jews in Ukraine seek strength at the graveside of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad.

Facebook Shamed Into Taking Down Shurat Hadin Fake Page

25 Tevet 5776 – January 5, 2016
Facebook did not apologize for the double standard, they expressed no remorse or shame, and they ignored the delicious humor in the Shurat Hadin report.

Kuwait Joins Sunni Nations Cutting Ties With Iran

Kuwait has joined those who recalled their ambassadors from Iran over the crisis with Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain, UAE, Sudan Join Saudi Arabia, Sever Ties with Shi’ite Iran

Bahrain, UAE and Sudan have all followed Saudi Arabia's lead and severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

Book Celebrating 100 Years of Jewish Life around Golders Green Synagogue

24 Tevet 5776 – January 4, 2016
The congregation was served at one point by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, who later went on to become Chief Rabbi of the UK.

Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties with Iran, Gives 48 Hours for Iranian Diplomats to Leave...

The Muslim Middle East continues unraveling: Saudis cut relations with Iran, Iranians torch Saudi Embassy

Iranian ‘Protesters’ Destroy Tehran Embassy After Saudis Execute Shi’ite Cleric

22 Tevet 5776 – January 3, 2016
Iran vented its fury on Saudi Arabia by allowing "protesters" to destroy its embassy in Tehran over the execution of a Shiite cleric.

Skverer Rebbe of New Square Set to Visit Israel

18 Tevet 5776 – December 30, 2015
The Skverer Rebbe of New Square is expected to arrive in the Holy Land for a visit at the start of next week.

Netanyahu: ‘We Will Hold On To The Cave of the Patriarchs For Eternity’

PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns Arabs that Israel and Jews will remain in the Cave of the Patriarchs forever.

Impressive Farmstead, Ancient Monastery, Colorful Mosaics Exposed at Rosh Ha’Ayin

The remains of an ancient monastery, colorful mosaics and a farmstead are uncovered in Rosh Ha'Ayin.

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