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Most Americans don’t see Democratic candidates as very religious

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Religion has been a topic of conversation during the Democratic presidential primary, and some candidates have pointed out how their religious beliefs have shaped their political positions. But Americans don’t consider the Democratic candidates ...

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Jerusalem expects economic hit from loss of tourism during pandemic

Jerusalem has endured numerous struggles in its long history, and coronavirus is now the latest. The City of David is bracing for the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Mayor Fleur ...

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Photo of Jewish and Muslim EMTs in Israel goes viral

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An image of two EMTs is going viral after it was snapped in Israel. The photo, captured on Wednesday,  caught the remarkable sight of two emergency workers — one a Jew, the ...

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Jewish congregations adapt to new reality of online services

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As most Christians transition to online services, traditional Jewish congregations also are adjusting to the new reality. Although many have livestreamed Shabbat services for years — mostly for the benefit of shut-ins ...

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What’s the best religious museum in America?

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What’s the best religious museum in the nation? That question was posed to USA Today readers who responded by choosing the Ark Encounter. It comes just in time as families’ talk turns ...

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Coronavirus is a U.S, Jewish plot says Iraqi political analyst

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An Iraqi political analyst is spreading a conspiracy theory that the coronavirus is a plot by the United States and Jews aimed at population control. And he’s basing it on a 40-year-old ...

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Democrats who identify as Christians tend to prefer Joe Biden in presidential poll

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Faith is an important factor in political preferences, with the overwhelming majority of evangelical Christians supporting the Republican Party. Religious affiliation also is a factor in preferences among Democrats for their primary ...

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Jay Sekulow says it’s no accident he is defending President Trump in impeachment trail

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Attorney Jay Sekulow has taken center stage in President Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. His career has followed a winding path to the pinnacle of power, according to a Religion ...

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Jewish grandfather sexually assaulted by German teens

Attacks on the Jewish community of Germany continue as Berlin police investigate the second anti-Semitic attack in days. On Tuesday, five youths aged 12 to 15 sexually assaulted a 68-year-old grandfather on his ...

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Jews are praying on Temple Mount for first time in decades

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Something amazing is happening in Jerusalem. Videos and pictures surfacing online show Jews praying on the Temple Mount – a simple act of worship they have been banned from doing there for ...

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After links to Nazis revealed, owners of Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme will support Holocaust survivors

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The owners of well-known restaurants and food brands Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger, Dr. Pepper and Green Mountain Coffee, have announced a $5.5 million donation to survivors of the ...

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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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