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Lifeway polls African Americans on Israel, religion and the media

American Jews and African Americans often worked side by side during the civil rights movement. They were joined by Republicans who supported civil rights legislation while many Democrats in Congress opposed it. ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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Israeli Arab plumbers show act of kindness to Holocaust survivor

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Peace often begins with a small act of kindness. While the media tends to focus on conflict in the Middle East in general and the Jewish–Arab conflict in particular, ...

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Historic: Jews, Christians pray at The Hague to call nations back to Jerusalem

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In 2017 something amazing began that brought Jews and Christians together – to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. This year the prayers emanated from The Hague – the seat of world judicial ...

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Last remaining Jews in Sudan move to Israel with emotional greeting

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The last remaining Jews of South Sudan finally arrived in Israel this week after being separated from their relatives for more than 10 years. Suzi Makoriel and her three children made the ...

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Jordan considers breaking peace treaty with Israel

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Jordan, a nation that could not exist without Israel’s generosity, is ramping up its spat with the Jewish State over allowing non-Muslim worshippers to be on the Temple Mount.  Some Jordanian lawmakers ...

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Palestinian hero who rescued Jewish kids from Arab mob granted Israeli residency

A Palestinian man who faced death threats after saving the lives of Israeli children following a terrorist attack which killed their rabbi father has been given Israeli residency. The unnamed 28-year old ...

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LA Times condemns leftist California ethnic curriculum as ‘group think’

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Jewish leaders say a new ethnic studies curriculum proposed by the California Department of Education “effectively erases the American Jewish experience” and “would institutionalize the teaching of antisemitic stereotypes” in public schools. ...

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Former ISIS fighter praises Israel as a ‘democratic state’

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In a video that has gone viral in the Arab world, a captured Arab-Israeli man turned ISIS fighter, has made explosive statements saying he has changed his mind and wants to return ...

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Israeli folk dance camp to be held Saturday

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The woman “saw angels rapidly descending down to join us, dancing behind us with their swords. They would in unison put forward their swords into the center of the circle, and then behind ...

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Palestinian Uber driver kicks Jewish women out of car

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A Palestinian Uber driver has been banned from the ride-sharing app after kicking two Jewish women out of his car for attending a pro-Israel event in Los Angeles. The Jewish Journal reports ...

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Germans to wear kippahs to support Jewish community

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Germans are being asked to wear a Jewish skull cap, or kippah, on Saturday in solidarity with the Jewish community as anti-Semitism rises. A German official had warned Jews last week to ...

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Man with Nazi swastika tattoo saved by Jewish teens

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A man with a Nazi swastika tattoo would have drowned were it not for a group of Jewish teenagers in Massachusetts. The young Yeshiva boys were walking around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir ...

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Family in synagogue shooting had escaped rocket attacks on Israel

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For one family who witnessed the weekend attack on their San Diego synagogue, it was not their first encounter with terrorism. A lone terrorist entered the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San ...

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Jews return to Warsaw Ghetto for Passover Seder after 76 years

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Jews are returning to the Warsaw Ghetto, scene of unimaginable suffering during WWII, to hold a Passover Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto. It will be the first Passover Seder there in 76 ...

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Front page of Polish newspaper teaches readers ‘How to Recognize a Jew’

A weekly newspaper that is distributed around Poland featured a front-page article about how to spot a Jew. Tylko Polska, or “Only Poland,” listed a number of features to look for when ...

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Recently released letters from Einstein reveal faith, humor, fear of Nazis

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While modern atheists like to assert Albert Einstein as one of their own, recently released letters prove he was interested not only in his own faith but that of his son who ...

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Jewish couple gives $5 million to Christian missionary doctors

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A Jewish businessman and philanthropist is giving millions of dollars of his wealth to help Christian missionary doctors in Africa. Mark Gerson and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson are giving $5 million ...

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Melissa Joan Hart opens up about how her faith in Christ impacts her parenting

Actress Melissa Joan Hart opened up on her Christian faith, detailing how it’s gotten her through many hard times in her life and changed her parenting. Hart, 42, also explained how she dealt ...

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Israel to assist in scanning river for Holocaust victims

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For the first time since the end of WWII, a search is beginning for Jews killed and thrown into the Danube River in Hungary. The move is at the behest of Interior ...

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One in three European Jews want to leave

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BRUSSELS—More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no longer feel safe amid a surge in anti-Semitism, a European Union study showed on ...

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President sends warm Hanukkah greetings to Jewish community

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Against a backdrop of high approval ratings among Jews in the Holy Land, President Donald Trump has issued his Hanukkah greetings to the world’s Jewish community. A poll finds that Israeli Jews ...

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Seventy-one years ago, the UN partitioned Palestine

Seventy-one years ago the United Nations passed Resolution 181 which called for the partition of British-ruled Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state (back then Jews living in the Holy ...

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This muslim nation lives in peace with Jewish, Christian minorities

Is it possible for Muslims, Christians and Jews to live peaceably together? Most would say no but one Central Asian nation is proving them wrong. Rev. Johnnie Moore, founder of the interdenominational ...

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Airbnb enters West Bank dispute, removes Jewish listings

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The popular hospitality service Airbnb has picked sides when the company announced it would not allow listings in Judea and Samaria, both of which are nestled in a disputed swath of land ...

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