Stone throwing erupted Sunday in the city where Palestinians want to halt Jewish prayers near Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque.
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The Temple Mount is a focus of Palestinian statehood hopes that Jewish ultra-nationalists oppose. Israel has banned two Palestinian groups it said promote protests over Jewish prayers near the Muslim shrines.
EFRAT, West Bank —Some 60,000 U.S.-born West Bank settlers says they believe Jews should have the right to live wherever they want in the Holy Land. “To them, this is a deeply American vision,” says one historian.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (RNS) Amna Farooqi, 21, a Pakistani-American and a senior at the University of Maryland, says she loves Israel, cares deeply about Palestinians and sees nothing contradictory about it.
JERUSALEM (RNS) A group of modern Orthodox rabbis established a more welcoming conversion court to serve the 350,000 non-Jewish Russian immigrants and their descendants who consider themselves Jewish, but are not recognized as such by the Israeli government.
He refused demands by a boycott-Israel group to make a political statement supporting Palestinians. No other performers were asked to make statements.
(RNS) We, along with many other Jewish leaders, support this historic nuclear accord by the world’s most powerful nations and believe it is our best hope of preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
JERUSALEM (RNS) In a letter sent to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein on Sunday (Aug. 9), the Custody of the Holy Land said Benzi Gopstein, head of the Jewish extremist group Lehava, poses a threat to Holy Land Christians.
(RNS) “We can turn our country around, but only if the body of Christ rises up,” said Cruz, who is laser-focused on evangelical voters.