Judaism

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.

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gestures as he speaks to reporters during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 20 August 2018.(Photo by How Hwee Young - Pool/Getty Images)

Malaysian PM Defends Barring Israelis, Denies Being Anti-Semitic

TEL AVIV – Malaysia’s prime minister said his country has a “right” to deny entry to Israelis and that it was “unfair to label him as anti-Semitic” due to his anti-Semitic remarks, which have included calling Jews “hook-nosed” and claiming they have an obsession with money. 

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Israel Prepares for Mass Immigration of French Jews

TEL AVIV – Israel is launching a government-wide initiative to encourage as many as 200,000 French Jews to immigrate to Israel, Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett announced Wednesday.

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. 

Nazi uniforms on display at Connecticut-based Alexander Autographs on July 19, 2011 in Stamford, Connecticut. The uniforms will be sold separately from some of the diaries of feared Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, the so-called 'Angel of Death' who carried out gruesome medical experiments on prisoners at Auschwitz, The diaries, …

Former Nazi SS Camp Guard, 94, Goes on Trial in Germany

MUENSTER, Germany — A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.

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Watch – Palestinian Sharia Judge: ‘Jews Live on the Body Parts of Others’

JERUSALEM – A Sharia judge for the Palestinian Authority claimed in a sermon that was broadcast on the PA’s official TV network that Jews “dance and live on the body parts of others, and on the blood of others,” and that “there is no global corruption that their rabbis did not allow.”

This undated video image released by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation shows Sonia Orbuch during a video testimony in California. (Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation via AP)

Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis as a Girl, Dies in California

CORTE MADERA, California — Sonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died in Northern California, a newspaper reported. She was 93.