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.

Western Democracy: Holland Burqa Ban Starts Today

The police have announced they would "not drive after a tram in which someone is sitting who is breaking the ban on face-covering clothing."

India Votes Down Muslim Instant Divorce

Opposition parties opposed the bill, suggesting it was designed to harass Muslims.

Shmuley Boteach to Debate Jew for Yoshka on ‘New Testament’ Anti-Semitism

It's probably safe to say that the August 8 debate will not result in much burning, but the Talmud discourages a voluntary religious debate with gentiles.

When Lincoln Borrowed a Philadelphia Rabbi’s Tammuz 17 Reference for the Gettysburg Address

In 1863, the day of Shabbat, July 4, Independence Day, fell on the first day of the three weeks, Tammuz 17, but because it was Shabbat, as is the case this year, 2019, the fast was pushed off to Sunday.

One of Earliest Known Mosques Discovered in Negev Bedouin City

"A small, rural mosque, dated to the 7th to 8th centuries CE, is a rare find anywhere in the world."

Linda Sarsour Inadvertently Affirms Jewish Presence in Ancient Israel

Sarsour and others like her tend to close their eyes to historic reality and to the more unpleasant realities of modern-day life in the Palestinian Authority.

Reform Clergy Cycles to Auschwitz in ‘Ride for the Living’

The "inspiring one-day, 60-mile bike ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to JCC Krakow" takes place during the Jewish Culture Festival.

French Imam Leads 40 Muslim Educators in Visit to Knesset

In 2014, he headed a delegation of imams who visited Israel as part of an initiative that promotes peace.

PA Factions Feud over When Ramadan Ends

Palestinian Authority officers beat, dispersed and arrested worshippers who adhered to the Tahrir’s ruling and celebrated on the wrong day.

On Jerusalem Liberation Day Remember: We Gave Away Temple Mount to the Muslims

On Sunday morning, we expect Jews will not be allowed entry to the Temple Mount to celebrate the liberation of the Temple Mount.

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