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Rivlin Turns to Bible for Lesson on Democracy, Political Culture

“There is nothing more Jewish than pointed disagreement. And there is nothing more democratic than pointed disagreement. It is possible, important and perhaps even crucial to discuss and to insist on a culture of disagreement."

German Protestant Church Sued to Remove Its Nazi-Adorned Bell

There are at least 23 Nazi bells in use in churches across Germany.

Western Wall Rabbi’s Open Letter to Amnesty International: Without Truth, There Can Be No...

"I call upon you to immediately renounce this superfluous and harmful report, and join me and many others like me, Jews, Muslims, and Christians, who live side by side, respecting each other’s heritage..."

Minnesota Muslim Congresswoman Maligns AIPAC in New Anti-Semitic Tirade

Omar tweeted: "It's all about the Benjamins baby," as in the hundred dollar bills bearing founding father Benjamin Franklin's portrait. When asked to explain, Omar tweeted: "AIPAC."

Watch: Muslim Cleric Urges US Congress to Block Islamist Anti-Semitism in the Ranks

"It is very sad to see what is happening within the American government; people like Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, absolute frauds and Islamists, promoting hatred against the Jewish people."

Sorry, Christians, No Baptism Today – Too Much Water in Jordan River

The baptism site, a.k.a. Qasr el Yahud (Castle of the Jews in Arabic), is the official name of a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley in Samaria.

Bulgarian Synagogue Targeted in Stoning Attack

“Jews in Bulgaria are proud members of society, and their security must be of utmost importance and concern."

Reform Clergy Explains How Anti-Semitism Drove Her Away from Women’s March

Guzik reminded Guereca and Katz of their assurances that "if a speaker went off script, the managers of the program would raise the music."

Gazans Warned by Islamists ‘Don’t Celebrate Christmas’

The terrorists who abducted IDF soldier Gilad Shalit on June 25, 2006 were members of the PRC and Hamas.

First Temple Beka Weight Unearthed in Jerusalem Sifting Project

The weight, which dates back to the First Temple period, was found in archaeological soil originating from the foot of Robinson's Arch at the Western Wall, just north of the City of David.

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Says Jews There Comfortable and Confident

According to Rabbi Lazar, the situation in Europe is less favorable for Jews.
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Israeli Sports Minister Miri Regev Visits Mosque in United Arab Emirates

Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev was invited by an official representative of United Arab Emirates to an official visit at the Sheikh Zayed...

Jared Kushner’s Brother Marries Supermodel Convert

Kloss supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and demonstrated with the Women’s March in 2017 after Trump’s inauguration.

Chief Rabbi Rebukes Religious Leaders in Kazakhstan: Silence on Terror Is Collaboration

The Chief Rabbi's speech sparked much enthusiasm among the religious leaders on hand, who applauded him for a long time after he was finished.

Three Orthodox Rabbis Ordained in Berlin after 80-Year Interruption

"The fact that Berlin – the place where deportations and extermination was planned and decided – is once again home to the largest Jewish community in Germany, is ... an undeserved gift."

Madison U. Student Council Issues Ice Cream Manifesto Fighting the Forces of Beef

We can't help but wonder if this might not represent yet another sign for the end of civilization as we used to know it.

A First: Court Orders Interior Ministry to Recognize Private Orthodox Conversion

In 2016, the High Court of Justice ruled that conversions in private Orthodox courts in Israel should be recognized. The Netanyahu government has been dragging its feet about complying with the ruling.

Police Arrest Jew who Blew Shofar on Temple Mount on Rosh Hashana

Puah managed to sneak his shofar into the Temple Mount compound and kept blowing it until he was arrested.

Dutch MP Receives Death Threats, Cancels Muhammad Cartoon Competition

Wilders lived in Israel for two years in his youth and has visited the Jewish State 40 times in the last 25 years.

BBC to air Rabbi Sacks’ Morality Series, Also: Jeremy Corbyn Is an Anti-Semite

"When he implies that, however long they have lived here, Jews are not fully British, he is using the language of classic pre-war European anti-Semitism."

Who Is a Jew? Probably Not Julia Salazar

From pro-Israel Christian, Salazar became a bona fide anti-Zionist Jewish activist.

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro Slays Sexually Abusive Priests

"While the grand jury named 301 predator priests, they actually got reports on more than 400," Shapiro said.

IDF Soldier Who Didn’t Know the Weekly Parsha Forced to Shave, Clean Latrines

After the soldier demanded to be tried in a military court, he was ostracized and expelled from the training, and now his job is to wash toilets at the base.

Muslims Reach Near 18% of Israel’s Population

Some 33% of the Arab households in Israel have 6 or more members, compared to only 10% of Jewish households.

Muslims and Jews Find Peace in Auschwitz

Aiman ​​Mazyek, chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, advocates religious tolerance.

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