Pope Condemns Anti-Semitism’s ‘Barbaric Resurgence’

Eighty years or so too late, but better late than never.

50 Years Late: Rabbinate Recognizes Ethiopian Jews in Israel, Many Ethiopian Jews Aren’t Impressed

Kes Maharat: "We have made sacrifices to keep our Judaism. For us to come to Israel only to be told it is doubtful we are a Jewish – there's nothing more humiliating than that."

President Rivlin Invites Pope Francis to Visit Jerusalem

"I deeply appreciate the recent remarks of Pope Francis, that anti-Jewish persecution is neither human nor Christian, as well as the statements of other Christian leaders against rising anti-Semitism."

1,200-Year Old Cruse Loaded with Gold Coins Found in Yavneh Excavation

The large-scale excavation, carried out southeast of Tell Yavneh, has revealed a massive number of pottery kilns.
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WATCH: PA Taking Over Greek Orthodox Church Land in Bethlehem

Recently, Fatah activists rioted in the village of Jifna, and then forced Christian-Arabs to pay a Jizyah tax for their "protection".

Get that Inn Ready: 165,000 Visitors Expected in Israel for Xmas

According to Tourism Ministry statistics, 55% of the approximately 4.5 million tourist entries (those staying at least one night) in 2019 were Christians.
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Jews Have Rights in Judea

The new promises of new construction for the Jews of Hebron offered by Defense Minister Naftali Bennett.

Enter Your Son in the Siyum HaShas Raffle in Israel

Each week, a raffle is drawn with 20 lucky winners. Prizes include vouchers for toys and Sefarim.

Jewish Quarter Residents Fear Unrest Following Opening of Mosque Next to Jerusalem’s Hurva Synagogue

Authorities have reportedly intervened in the matter and are seeking to ensure that no loudspeaker for the muezzin or green lighting is installed on the mosque.

Biggest Shabbat Project Ever Included Jews in 1,685 Cities, 106 Countries

From November 15-16, the 7th annual international Shabbat Project outdid its predecessors on all fronts, attracting record numbers of participants.

Only in Israel: Radio Host Rescues a Southern Chuppah

The bride began to cry, realizing her wedding would need to be postponed ...

FBI Nabs White Supremacist Who Planned to Bomb Pueblo, Colo. Synagogue

The FBI said Holzer also plotted to poison the water at Temple Emanuel synagogue with arsenic.
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Chief Rabbinate Forbids Using Origin, Skin Color, to Determine Jewish Status

The Li Bar workers protested this humiliation, and the management objected to the procedure, calling it "shaming parade."
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Watch: 5 Jews Arrested for Praying on Temple Mount

Five Jewish visitors were detained Wednesday morning on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem after stopping to pray during their tour. Those pesky Jews even...

Rabbi Steinberg Brings Christians, Muslims, Jews to Vatican to Say No to Assisted Suicide

The person behind the declaration initiative is Rabbi Avraham Steinberg of Israel who proposed the idea to Pope Francis, who in turn entrusted it to the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life.

Historic First: All Monotheistic Faiths Sign Document Dedicated to Value of Life

Joining in this position paper were representatives of Sunni Muslims from Indonesia and of the Greek Orthodox Church, as well as from other faiths around the world.

Hashomer Hatzair Kibbutz Inaugurates First Synagogue in 70 Years

Hashomer Hatzair, which began as a Marxist-Zionist movement, has been staunchly secular and anti-religious — viewing itself as a leader of a legitimate form of secular Judaism.

AJC Survey: One in Three US Jews Hide their Religious Affiliation Out of Fear

Secure Community Network, helping synagogues security, which until the Pittsburgh massacre received 500 requests a year from Jewish groups, reported receiving 2,000 such requests after Pittsburgh.

Spectacular Byzantine Church Unearthed in Israel Raises a Question: Who Was that ‘Glorious Martyr?’

"The martyr’s identity is not known, but the exceptional opulence of the structure and its inscriptions indicate that this person was an important figure."

Vatican Official Denies Church Going Bankrupt

The book states that following the global rash of sexual abuse lawsuits, donations to the Vatican have dropped to $56.9 million in 2018, compared with $112.7 million in 2006.

Arab Converted by Rabbi Karelitz Jailed by Palestinian Authority Since Yom Kippur

"The man's grandfather saved 26 Jews in the 1929 pogrom in Hebron. Now that he is in danger, we have a historic obligation to help him."

Pope Unveils Sculpture of Refugees in St Peter’s Square, Including Chassid

Bells rang throughout the square as the sculpture was unveiled, and a multiethnic choir wearing T-shirts reading “It's not just about migrants” sang. Take that, Texas mega-churches.

Evangelical Leader Asking Christians to Hold Vigils Outside Synagogues on High-Holidays

Cardoza-Moore instructed her followers: “Please contact your local Rabbi and let them know that you will be standing outside their synagogue in solidarity."

World’s Most Ancient Religious Texts Made Available Online to Public at The British Library

Included is one of the only copies of the Talmud that somehow escaped the public burnings suffered by most of the other Jewish law books during the Middle Ages.

European Imams, Rabbis in Summit on Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, Populism

Another topic to be discussed in Matera is the problem of anti-Semitism among refugees and migrants, according to DW.

New Mosaic Floor Overlooking the Kinneret Illustrates Miracle of Feeding the Multitude

A colorful mosaic, with dedication inscriptions and descriptions of baskets with loaves and fish, was exposed at the “Burnt Church” in Hippos.

Swedish Court Fines Imam $305 for Saying Jews Are Offspring of Monkeys and Pigs

The same July 2017 rally in Helsingborg also called for violence against Jews and praised Muslim martyrs.

CAIR to Help US Census Bureau Incorporate Muslim Participation in 2020 Census

The Council on American Islamic Relations and its national network of chapters will work with local Islamic centers to ensure community-wide awareness of the 2020 Census and gather a more accurate count of the diverse backgrounds that comprise the American Muslim community.

Chief Rabbi Delays Burial of Get Refuser’s Mother, Refuser Caves (Maybe)

Five years ago, the man remarried, leaving his first wife without a Get which keeps her from being remarried in a religious ceremony.

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