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.
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Groups pushing for this include the Church World Service, representing 37 Christian denominations, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and the Jewish refugee assistance agency HIAS.
Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, a former senior member of the Ku Klux Klan, shouted “death to the Jews” with a Nazi salute when he was convicted last month of killing three.
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.
He refused demands by a boycott-Israel group to make a political statement supporting Palestinians. No other performers were asked to make statements.
(RNS) The rabbis who sent the letter argue that, while they have reason to distrust Iran’s leaders, the deal is the best available strategy to confront the specter of a nuclear Iran.
(RNS) The furor is, at root, an unwinnable war over “personhood,” the legality of abortion and the ethics of finding cures for life in the death of a fetus.
(RNS) Director Asif Kapadia’s new film captures the British sensation’s short, explosive career before she died of alcohol poisoning four years ago Thursday. But what about her Jewish religious heritage?