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Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

Jordan demands that Israel "return jurisdiction" over a part of the Western Wall to the Islamic Waqf.

Chief Rabbinate Revoking PA Kashrut Certificates

The rabbinate is revoking the certificates of food plants in the PA because of security limits on the access of supervisors to the plants.

Netanyahu: ‘I Expect World to Condemn Desecration of a Synagogue’

Arab arsonists torched sacred texts and Torah Scrolls at a synagogue next to Karmei Tzur in Judea.

Bernie Sanders Claims ‘Very Strong Religious’ Feelings

The 73-year-old democratic socialist Senator from Vermont doesn’t belong to a synagogue either in Burlington or in Washington, D.C.

Catholic Holy Land Custodian: Muslim Leaders Must Confront Extremism

"They kill Christians and persons of different religions. Why are they doing this?"

Ultra-Orthodox MK: Women of the Wall Want to Expel God from the Kotel

"They want to expel the Divine Presence and the sanctity of the holiest place of the people of Israel."

Rabbi Chaim Yisroel HaLevi Belsky zt’l, 77

Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky, 77, was known for his compassion and erudition in Torah.

Meretz Call to Boycott Restaurant Closing on Shabbat Backfires

A local Meretz rep tried to launch a boycott of a popular restaurant that becomes Sabbath observant.

Here’s a Holocaust Story with a Happy Ending

Dina Gold's "Stolen Legacy" is the story of one woman's victory against the Nazis, albeit 60 years later.

The Rebbe Predicted: New Precious Stones in Kishon River, Stock Up Overnight [video]

Haifa mayor was told by the Lubavitcher Rebbe that the depth of the sea near Haifa "is suitable for precious stones and gems."

Israeli Fruit Growers: Stop Feeding Children Dried Fruits on Tu Bishvat

Instead of using Tu Bishvat to teach children to eat fresh, healthy fruits, we stuff their faces with dried fruits, rich in Artificial sugars and preservatives.

First Israeli Claims Spanish Citizenship, Many to Follow

As you may recall, in 1492, just as Columbus was sailing the ocean blue, the Jews of Spain, on the 9th of Av (which fell in August) were expelled.

Morocco Muslim Summit to Debate Protecting Non-Muslims

More than 300 religious and political leaders from Muslim-majority nations, including Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan and Iran, are expected to attend the forum.

ISIS Grinds Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery to Rubble

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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.

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