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Pope calls for end to wars in Middle East in Gulf trip

Interfaith Confab Highlights Gulf Opening to Jews, Christians

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Against the backdrop of the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula is an interfaith conference that includes prominent US rabbis and Christian evangelicals, who are seeking stronger recognition of Israel through closer ties with Muslim figures and Arab leaders.

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Judicial Crisis Network to Senate Democrats: Stop Bullying Federal Judges

The Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) launched a $1.5 million ad buy on Friday calling on Senate Democrats to stop bullying President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees over their religious faith. Federal judges will be a top issue over the next two years for the 2020 election.

TEL AVIV - The old adage "Football is life. The rest is mere details" clearly doesn't ring true for one rabbi who was caught on a stadium camera at an Israel-Scotland game in Glasgow deep in Talmudic study just after the away team scored a goal. 

WATCH: Clip of Rabbi Studying Talmud After Goal Scored Goes Viral

TEL AVIV – The old adage “Football is life. The rest is mere details” clearly doesn’t ring true for one rabbi who was caught on a stadium camera at an Israel-Scotland game in Glasgow deep in Talmudic study just after the away team scored a goal. 

An ultra-Orthodox Jew walks between the Sukkahs (tabernacles) that fill a narrow street in the religious Mea Shearim neighbourhood as another Jewish man works on his booth which will be used during the upcoming festival of Sukkot, on October 1, 2009, in Jerusalem, Israel. The eight-day Jewish Feast of the …

Sukkah Saves Israeli Who Fell from 4th Floor Balcony

TEL AVIV – A man fell off of a fourth floor balcony on on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Succoth but the sukkah of a neighbour broke the fall and likely saved his life, Jerusalem paramedics said. 

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Israel Shuts Down for Yom Kippur

Israel shut down on Tuesday evening for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar.