“The Bible that former president Shimon Peres gave the pope Benedictus XIV on his visit is presented in a special place in the waiting room.”
— An unprecedented exhibit centered on the image, history and symbolism of the seven-branched menorah has opened in Rome. Titled “Menora…
The pontiff held a 45-minute audience with a Hasidic group that serenaded him with with the song “Long years shall satiate him.”
The Vatican and Rome’s Jewish museum will jointly host an unprecedented exhibition on the menorah, the ancient symbol of Judaism, and try to put to rest legends on the fate of one candelabra missing for 15 centuries.
Bannon made passing mention in that address to Julius Evola, who actively wrote under Benito Mussolini’s regime and afterward, espousing a philosophy of Traditionalism that presented concepts like equality and progress as false ideals.
Jews continue to lead the good fight when it comes to social justice, J.J. Goldberg writes. Leave it to Pope Francis’s Vatican to take notice — and invite Bernie Sanders to pay a visit.
Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film with Mark Rylance, ‘The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara,’ will shine a light on an obscure battle between the Papacy and an Italian Jewish family that led to outrage and controversy in Europe and the United States in the mid-19th century.
An agreement signed last year making the Vatican’s de facto recognition of Palestine in 2012 official has come into effect, the Holy See said on Saturday.
The Vatican no longer encourages Catholics to convert Jews. J.J. Goldberg says that if this idea spreads, it could put missionary groups like Jews for Jesus out of business.
Catholics should not try to convert Jews and should work with them to fight anti-Semitism, the Vatican said on Thursday in a major new document that drew the Church further away from the strained relations of the past.