The government of Lithuania asked Israeli President Shimon Peres to head the international advisory board for the restoration of the Vilnius Great Synagogue.
There are plenty of reasons why Jews intermarry at a higher rate than other Americans. One main reason may have less to do with us than with them.22
He was a brilliant composer, a confirmed anti-Semite and an undeniably significant influence on the history of music. And today, he would have been 200 years old.
Chelsea Clinton, who has said her marriage fueled her interest in interfaith relations, will head a multi-faith institute at New York University.4
More than 500 rabbis and cantors urged the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on homosexual members when the youth group’s National Council convenes in Dallas this week.
A pal of the brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombing was killed in a confronation with the FBI. Agents were quizzing him about ties to the murder of Jews in a Boston suburb.
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions - or no religion - work together.
Israel is prepared to attack Syria to prevent advanced weapons reaching jihadi rebels or Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Israel’s air force chief said on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti has been elected mayor of the United States’ second-largest city after defeating his rival by a margin of 8 points, according to preliminary results.
Some 25,000 people took part Tuesday night in the wedding in Jerusalem of the eldest grandson of the amdor, or leader, of the Belz Hasidic sect, one of the largest Hasidic sects in the world.
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