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Posted on: February 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Police have agreed to allow the niece of American comedian Sarah Silverman will be allowed to attend a women’s Megillah reading at the Western Wall despite being banned from the site. Hallel Abramowitz Silverman, 17, was one of 10 female worshipers arrested for wearing prayer shawls during a women’s Rosh Chodesh prayer service at the […]
Posted on: February 14th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Lionized as “the greatest builder in human history,” King Herod was also demonized for his cruelty and his shady religious origins.
Posted on: February 14th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Sanremo competition is the most popular of its kind in Italy and receives worldwide attention.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views
The law will correct a defect in the current FEMA legislation by making clear that houses of worship are to be included amongst the nonprofit recipients of federal disaster relief aid
Posted on: February 12th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Locusts, 10 Plagues, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Bible, Passover, agriculture,
Posted on: February 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Two Conservative rabbis were among the women arrested.
Posted on: February 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
One of the paratroopers in attendance announced that, after they had liberated the Kotel, everyone was welcome to pray there.
Posted on: February 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.
Posted on: February 11th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The vast majority of popes serve until they die, and they stick it out despite their ill health.
Posted on: February 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Our joint goal is to have the Torah guide our agenda in all areas of life."
Posted on: February 9th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The law prohibits "religious ceremony not according to local custom."
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
U.S. judge dismisses Long Island eruv lawsuit.
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
He explained at the time that he could not bear the idea that his body would have to leave New York City. "This is my home, the idea of having to go to New Jersey was so distressing to me."
Posted on: February 4th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
On the day of the ceremony, the entrance to the Jewish Agency building in the city was blocked by snow.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
John Kerry’s name today would have been John Kohn, or maybe Yonatan Kohn, if his great-grandfather had not converted to Catholicism, and assuming his parents would have survived the Holocaust.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
"Women are absolved of saying the Shma Israel – they needn't make the blessing, much more so to wear a talit and make a blessing over it."
Posted on: January 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Jewish Outreach founder Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald and Birthright’s co-founder, self-declared atheist Michael Steinhardt have agreed “to wrestle out” their beliefs in a debate.
Posted on: January 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
A new Israeli government survey sheds light on mainstream media slander of Haredim and points to a growing trend of Haredim studying law and business.
Posted on: January 27th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Gina Campbell, the cathedral’s director of worship, “encouraged all the religious leaders to be faithful to their own traditions.”
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