It was a defense of traditional marriage. Many considered it well written, well thought out. But now we are learning that the article by the chief rabbi of France was allegedly plagiarized. Some of his words allegedly borrowed from a pope. Read the article here.
Haredi Orthodox youth mobbed the Western Wall plaza by the thousands to protest Women of the Wall as they held their monthly prayer service. The youth, many of them students from haredi Orthodox yeshivot, had filled the Western Wall Plaza by 6:40 a.m. on Friday, 20 minutes before Women of the Wall, a women’s prayer [...]
Egypt and several other Muslim nations are among the world’s top violators of religious freedom, particularly for their anti-Christian and anti-Semitic persecution, according to the 2013 annual report released by the bipartisan U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). The report singled out Iran’s theocratic leaders, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, [...]
Five Jewish men were arrested on Wednesday for quietly praying atop Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, an expression of faith that caused the many Muslims around them to explode in fury.
A new poll finds that most of the world’s Muslims renounce suicide bombings or other forms of violence. But the trend in that direction isn’t as great among Palestinians. Where a large minority say it’s OK.
Clashes in Egypt between Muslims and Copts earlier are sparking fears of further sectarian violence for the Egyptian Copt minority which makes up approximately 10 per cent of Egypt’s population of 90 million.
Israeli President Shimon Peres formally invited Pope Francis to visit Israel during a meeting between the two leaders at the Vatican. Pope Francis accepted the invitation “with willingness and joy,” a Vatican spokesman said,Reuters reported.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM According to media reports, 1.5 million Israelis – a full quarter of the Israel’s Jewish population — were expected to visit cemeteries last week on Yom HaZikaron. Even if that number is high, there can be no doubt of the depth of the mourning felt in Israel on that day. The media is [...]
Apr 26 2013 | Posted in Religion
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