Roman church unearthed in northern Israel

Byzantine church matches location of Bethsaida, archaeologist says.Stephen Weizman, AFP, A7 Staff, 7/19/2019, 3:02 PM

The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

The arrest of the Syrian refugee black church bomber makes it clear that there is an irreconcilable choice, because to welcome “all refugees” is to terrorize true refugees and immigrants.  Daniel Greenfield, 6/30/2019, 12:32 PM

Christianity is dying in Germany while Islam rises

Demographics, lack of community cohesion and lack of belief have brought about a mass demoliton of churches. Giulio Meotti, 5/20/2019, 10:34 PM

Winnipeg: Vigil for kosher cafe after anti-Semitic attack

Winnipeg church sets interfaith vigil for victims of city's 'most violent and vicious' anti-Semitic attack.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/23/2019, 7:20 AM

Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka church

Dashcam footage shows blast this morning at church in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 12:21 PM

Lithuanian church removes stairs made from Jewish headstones

Lithuania’s Evangelical Reformed Church removes headstones from Jewish cemetery installed as stairs under Soviet rule.Cnaan Lipshiz/JTA, 1/24/2019, 8:36 PM

US churches demand Pompeo block Israeli land bill

Heads of US churches demand US Secretary of State intervene to stop bill to protect residents on lands sold by Church to private investors.Gary Willig, 11/8/2018, 10:55 PM

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Episcopal Church apologizes after Massachusetts clergyman shares fake stories about Israeli atrocities.JTA, 8/21/2018, 10:17 PM

Dallas-area church says Judaism is ‘dangerous’

Church includes Judaism in list of 'dangerous isms' that also includes alcoholism and pessimism.JTA, 6/7/2018, 9:15 AM

Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

Documents dating back to 18th century allow readers to 'reconstruct Jewish life before the Holocaust,' Jewish History professor says.AFP, 12/23/2017, 10:17 PM

Suicide bombers kill 9 in Pakistan church

2 suicide bombers blow themselves up in the church during Sunday prayers.Gary Willig, 12/17/2017, 7:23 PM

Likud minister condemns church vandalism

Vandals shatter statue, break church windows; MK Tzachi Hanegbi says vandalism of churches is 'attack on democracy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 1:46 PM

Swastika drawn on NY church sharing space with synagogue

Church pastors discover swastika drawn under anti-hate sign.JTA, 8/26/2017, 8:40 PM

Conviction and acquittal in torching of Galilee church

Youth believed to be mastermind of arson attack against church convicted, while charges against alleged co-conspirator dismissed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2017, 3:31 PM

Egypt: Second church explosion in several hours

Church explosion kills two, wounds several others in Alexandria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 2:41 PM

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.JTA, 3/22/2017, 2:34 PM

Palestinian Authority mourns Cappuci's death

Palestinian Authority, Hamas, mourn pro-terror archbishop's death.Dalit Halevi, 1/2/2017, 8:53 AM

Arab gang threatens Arutz Sheva - in the heart of Jerusalem

Last month, an Arab gang vandalized a church in eastern Jerusalem. Touring the site, Arutz Sheva reporter is threatened by the same gang.Eliran Aharon, 12/20/2016, 9:08 AM

Danish Muslims refuse to bury Normandy church terrorist

A Danish Muslim organization denies rumors it would bury church killer Adel Kermiche. Cemetery only "for Muslims in Denmark."AFP, 8/4/2016, 6:55 PM

Muslim leaders refuse to bury Normandy priest-killer

After ISIS claimed the attack in Normandy, in which an 86 year-old priest was slaughtered, local Muslims disown the attackers.Rachel Kaplan, 7/31/2016, 11:25 AM

Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from Auschwitz

Rabbi Avi Weiss writes: "A church does not belong at the largest Jewish cemetery in the world.”JTA, 7/28/2016, 8:17 PM

'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

Joint house of prayer for Muslims, Jews, and Christians to be built in Berlin.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2016, 1:58 PM

Battle to preserve ancient church in Gaza

Church or cathedral dating back to 11th century includes priceless artifacts - but Hamas Islamic ministry wants to bulldoze it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 11:09 PM

'Conflict here not a war against religion, but against hate'

Rivlin meets with Christian leaders in Israel ahead of New Years' to emphasize Israel's value of free speech, religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2015, 4:51 PM

Arab Thieves Damage Ancient Church Mosaic

Several Galilee Arabs were arrested after they were caught trying to dismantle a sixth-century mosaic floor from an ancient church.Moshe Cohen, 9/7/2015, 6:23 PM

MK: Arabs Should Condemn Acts Against Jews

Jewish Home MK Yinon Magal blasts church arson, notes that not enough press time given to vandalism against Jewish institutions.Yoni Kempinski, 6/19/2015, 10:16 AM

Police Investigating Defacing of Lake Kinneret Church

Firefighters respond to a blaze at a church on the shores of the Kinneret; graffiti suggests it was an arson attack.Moshe Cohen, 6/18/2015, 8:26 AM

1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1

Church was part of an ancient road station frequented by travelers between Jerusalem and the coastal plain.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2015, 1:58 PM

Church Attack Foiled in Paris, Terrorist Apprehended

Muslim French-national arrested with extensive arsenal, along with plans to attack 'one or more' churches in French capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2015, 12:21 PM

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site in Cordoba

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 7:44 AM

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Dexter van Zile, Christian Media Analyst: "The Church seems unwilling to confront supercessionism and anti-Semitism as they manifest themselves in Islam."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 5/17/2014, 11:49 PM

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 7:53 PM

Jewish Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights, Rabbi Says

Hundreds of people participated in an end of Sabbath melaveh malka event at the Tomb of King David, on Mt. Zion on Saturday nightDavid Lev, 6/16/2013, 5:10 PM

'Stunningly Offensive' Church Paper 'Negates Beliefs of Judaism'

ADL denounces “stunningly offensive” paper by Church of Scotland that negates the core beliefs of Judaism. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/7/2013, 4:26 PM

Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final Public Address

Pope Benedict XVI bade farewell to the faithful Wednesday as he delivered his final public address at S. Peter’s Square in Rome.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2013, 1:42 PM

Govt., City to Foot Water Bill for Old City Church

The Israeli government has volunteered to pay a $2.3 million water bill for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem. David Lev, 12/10/2012, 1:43 AM

Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

Only in America: A black church leader uses the Lulav and Etrog for services on Halloween. “It helps keep children off the streets.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/31/2012, 9:20 PM

NY Jews Won’t Have to Vote in a Church

New York has agreed to change a voting site from a church, where Jews are not allowed to enter, even to vote for a president. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/3/2012, 3:22 PM

Russian Female Band Members Guilty of Hooliganism

Three women allegedly screamed "Mother Mary please drive Putin away" inside a Moscow Cathedral.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2012, 3:43 PM

EU Jewry Blasts Church of England's Anti-Israel Vote

British Jewry condemns Church of England’s Synod for promoting "an inflammatory and partisan" anti-Israel program. Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/10/2012, 9:59 PM

Church of Nativity Deportees Complain about Fate

Ten years after the end of the 39 day IDF siege, exiled terrorists say they have been forgotten.Gil Ronen, 5/10/2012, 10:44 PM

Critic: Reputation of United Church Tarnished by Israel Boycotts

Jewish leaders: Anti-Israel minority that seeks to boycott, demonize Jewish state is tarnishing reputation of the United Church of Canada.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/2/2012, 3:26 PM

Sudan Muslims Torch Catholic Church in Khartoum

Sudanese Muslims torched a Catholic church in Khartoum, part of clashes between Sudan and South Sudan over control of an oil town.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 12:03 PM

Aussie Cardinal Apologizes for Holocaust Comments

Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell, apologized for saying that the Germans suffered more than the Jews during World War II.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/15/2012, 11:26 AM

PA Declares Church in Bethlehem to be Unlawful

PA: Bethlehem Church will no longer receive rights as a religious institution; birth certificates, marriage licenses deemed illegitimate. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/14/2012, 11:25 AM

ADL Scolds Santorum for Issues of Church and State

The ADL scolds Republican contender Rick Santorum for advocating on behalf of a church role in governing.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/28/2012, 5:11 PM

Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church Are Bosom Buddies

Those predicting an estrangement between Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church ignore their shared approach.Amiel Ungar, 1/9/2012, 4:43 AM