One man died and 12 people suffered serious medical complications during a marathon held in Tel Aviv despite government warnings of extremely hot weather.
Pope Francis reached out on Thursday to Rome’s Jewish community, saying he hoped he would be able to contribute to furthering good relations between Catholics and Jews.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wrote a letter on Thursday to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, asking him to create a policy that would not tolerate discrimination or harassment on basis of sexual orientation.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the United States has significant capabilities to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and he was keeping all options on the table.
The Vatican, an age-old institution used to having almost everything done by the book, is bracing for the unscripted papacy.
The South African Jewish Board of Deputies lodged a complaint with the country’s Human Rights Commission over ”inflammatory remarks” made by Deputy Foreign Minister Marius Fransman.
If there is one thing that seems to unite Israelis and Palestinians days before Obama’s visit to Israel, the occupied West Bank and Jordan next week, it is their talk of broken promises and lack of hope that he will ever bring peace.
A British lawmaker has blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his conviction in connection with a fatal car crash.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday he hoped peace talks with Israel would restart this year although the chances of a resumption seemed slim.
Pope Francis returned on Thursday to the Church-run residence where he was staying before becoming pontiff, and insisted on paying the bill, despite now effectively being in charge of the business, the Vatican said.
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