Jewish groups made up nearly half the faith groups that praised proposed federal regulations clarifying compensation time for religious holidays.
Fire damaged the first floor of the former site of the Agriprocessors kosher meat processing plant in Iowa.
Novelist Doris Lessing, who tackled race, ideology, gender politics and the workings of the psyche in a prolific and often iconoclastic career, has died at the age of 94, her publisher said on Sunday.
News that Norway is planning unspecified new regulations on ritual circumcision could not have come at a more sensitive time.
President Francois Hollande assured Israel on Sunday that France would continue to oppose an easing of economic sanctions against Iran until it was convinced Tehran had ended a pursuit of nuclear weapons.5
A federal judge ruled that a Chasidic police recruit who said he was fired from the New York Police Department because he would not trim his beard was the victim of religious discrimination.
The story of Cornelius Gurlitt, a reclusive art collector who was recently discovered to have $1 billion worth of artwork stashed in his Munich apartment sounds more like a movie than reality.3
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Israel at the end of the week to discuss the proposed nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers, and stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
The Israeli government has decided to prevent a key witness from testifying in an anti-terrorism case in the United States, drawing accusations that it is caving in to pressure from China.
A Quebec candidate says she regrets comments she made two years ago calling for an end to circumcision and “Jewish” to be removed from a Montreal hospital.4
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