Jewish-Arab City of Lod Up in Arms over Mosque Demolition Order

Arab population threatens and incites over order against illegal building addition, municipality postpones demolition.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 10:28 AM

Egypt Tries to Curb Brotherhood's Influence Over Mosques

Egypt licenses thousands of state-approved clerics in a bid to stop places of worship from falling “into the hands of extremists.”Elad Benari, Canada, 4/11/2014, 11:40 PM

Chechen Leader Dedicates Israel's Biggest Mosque, after Al Aqsa

Among mosques in Israel, only the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount is larger than the 32,000 square meter mosque at Abu Ghosh.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2014, 10:36 PM

Angola Denies it Banned Islam

Angolan officials deny reports that the African nation had banned Islam, begun demolishing mosques.Ari Soffer, 11/26/2013, 4:07 PM

Has the Temple Mount become a Theme Park?

Temple Institute says Islamists are turning the Mount into a site for fun and games, to attract Muslim pilgrims.Gil Ronen, 7/9/2013, 1:23 PM

Following Attacks, Jewish Group offers to Protect Mosque

Following a spate of Islamophobic attacks in London, Jewish volunteers reach out, offer to protect a local mosque.Ari Soffer, 7/9/2013, 12:06 PM

British Royal Expresses Concern Over Rise of Anti-Semitism

Prince Charles warned of anti-Semitism and "other poisonous and debilitating forms of intolerance" Monday at an event for Chief Rabbi Sacks.Chana Ya'ar, 6/25/2013, 7:52 AM

Report: Boston Suspects’ Mosque has Terror Ties

Interfaith group reports that Boston suspects’ mosque ‘has a curriculum that radicalizes people.’Maayana Miskin, 4/24/2013, 12:35 PM

Rocks and Firebombs on the Temple Mount

Violence broke out after Friday Muslim prayers.Ernie Singer, 3/8/2013, 2:28 PM

Otzma Leyisrael Brings Muslim Prayer to Tel Aviv

Otzma Leyisrael brings a mosque to an upscale Tel Aviv suburb, wakes residents with cries of ‘Allahu Akbar.’ Maayana Miskin, 1/17/2013, 10:15 PM

Hamas, Abbas’ New Partner, Say Kotel Is Islamic

Hamas’ official Al Qassam website quotes a senior cleric that “facts and history” prove the Western Wall is not Jewish property. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 5:51 PM

New Mosque in the Heart of Large US Jewish Neighborhood

Muslims buy a posh house in the heart of a large upscale Jewish neighborhood in Baltimore, whose main artery is known as “Synagogue Row.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/4/2012, 6:01 PM

Toronto in Rage over ‘No God but Allah’ Subway Ads

A Toronto subway ad says Allah's the only God; Christians want their own Jesus ad. Jewish protest is rejected; ad remainsTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/22/2012, 2:58 PM

Tunisian Vandals Spray Star of David on Mosque, Ruin Koran

In the Tunisian capital, vandals spray-paint a Star of David on the outside of a mosque, desecrate the Koran.Chana Ya'ar, 3/19/2012, 11:45 PM

Akko Mosque Irritates Jewish Residents

Jewish residents of Akko upset by the scheduled opening of a mosque in the heart of a Jewish neighborhood.Elad Benari, 2/3/2012, 2:15 AM

Arab MKs Denounce Police 'Brutality'

MKs Ahmed Tibi and Ibrahim Sarsour condemn the police for raiding a noisy mosque in Jaffa, threaten consequences.Elad Benari, 1/6/2012, 3:16 AM

NY Mosque Bombing not Anti-Muslim Crime, Says Suspect

A suspect arrested in the firebombing of a New York mosque says he acted out or personal revenge and not because of hate for Muslims. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2012, 9:05 AM

New York Mosque Firebombed in Apparent Backlash on Islam

A New York mosque and three homes were firebombed Sunday night No one was injured. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2012, 11:13 AM

Arab Protesters: Don’t Like Muezzin Noise? Leave

Arabs from the city of Tayibe demonstrate against proposed muezzin law. "Those who don't like the sound can leave."Elad Benari, 12/18/2011, 5:15 AM

PA Arabs Attack Police Probing Torching of Mosque

PA Arab villagers attacked Israel Police officers Thursday who came to investigate an alleged attack by "price tag" vandals on their mosque.Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 1:47 PM

Police Suspect Arson in Jerusalem Mosque Fire

Police suspect that arsonists attacked an unused mosque near downtown Jerusalem in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/14/2011, 7:45 AM

MK: Lower the Mosque Noise, People Have the Right to Sleep

The government will discuss a law that would require mosques to temper the prayer announcements made by muezzins at Islamic prayer times.David Lev, 12/8/2011, 9:24 AM

Report: Illegal Mosque Under Construction on Mount of Olives

Police and Jerusalem Municipal authorities have turned a blind eye to the rapid illegal construction of a mosque on the Mount of Olives.Gabe Kahn., 11/21/2011, 7:45 PM

NGO: Arrests in Tuba Case will End in Nothing

Sources close to the man arrested Sunday say arrest shows only that the police want to show numerous detainees.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2011, 9:46 AM

Illegal Mosque Next to Jewish Holy Graveyard

Illegal construction of a mosque continues just feet from an ancient Jerusalem graveyard.Maayana Miskin, 10/4/2011, 5:13 PM

Arab Youths Riot Near Tuba Zangriya

Arab youths riot near the village of Tuba Zangriya in response to the torching of a mosque in the village.Elad Benari, 10/4/2011, 4:44 AM

Chief Rabbis Condemn Mosque Fire, Say It May be Libel

Israel's chief rabbis condemn anti-Muslim acts while visiting burnt Tuba Zangria mosque. Rabbi Amar: Arson may be a blood libel. Gabe Kahn., 10/3/2011, 8:35 PM

Police Arrest Suspects in Mosque Arson: Photos Show Damage

Photo essay shows the damage to Tuba's mosque and reactions of populace. Gil Ronen, 10/3/2011, 10:57 AM

High Court: Burin Mosque Construction 'in Contempt of the Law'

High Court discusses an appeal over an illegal mosque in Burin. The construction of the mosque is in “contempt of the law," say judges.Elad Benari, 6/21/2011, 6:17 AM

Nationalist Spokesman Ha'etzni: Revenge Attacks on Arabs 'Crazy'

Former MK from Kiryat Arba says alleged attack on mosque in retribution for Arab terror causes great damage to settlers.Gil Ronen, 10/25/2010, 8:13 PM

Leading Nationalist Rabbi Condemns Attacks on Mosques

Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, one of the most nationalist rabbis, condemns attacks on mosques, which “are not the enemy.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/5/2010, 3:07 PM

Mosque Arson Sparks Anti-Settler Headlines

Despite 3 recent mosque-burnings in which no Jews have been implicated, reports of yet another similar incident spark anti-settler headlines.Hillel Fendel, 10/4/2010, 2:06 PM

High Court Stops Mosque Construction Near Beit El

In a motion filed by Regavim, High Court orders to stop the building of a mosque in Jelazoun. Gil Ronen, 9/16/2010, 6:54 PM

Global Islamic Sites to Get American Facelift

The United States is donating nearly $270,000 this year to restore five Islamic religious and cultural sites around the world.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2010, 11:49 AM

Arabs Condemn Demolition Order for Mosques

Palestinian National Authority claims Israeli court order to demolish two illegal mosques is illegal, but chances of it happening are slim.Elad Benari, 8/25/2010, 5:06 AM

Will the High Court Order Destruction of Mosques?

An appeal by a left-wing organization may bring about the destruction of two mosques in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 8/24/2010, 5:10 AM

Germany Shuts Down Mosque Once Used by 9/11 Terrorists

Germany shut down a mosque once used by 9/11 terrorists. The closure comes a week after NY rejected an attempt to block a mosque at Ground Zero.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/9/2010, 9:06 PM

Planned Mosques in US Cause Confrontations

Mosques being planned in different communities around the US have resulted in heated protests, says NY Times.Elad Benari, 8/9/2010, 3:02 AM

Demonstrators Say ‘No’ to Mosque at Ground Zero

"No mosque at Ground Zero" was the rallying cry Sunday as thousands of angry demonstrators protested a proposed 13-story mosque near the site.Fern Sidman, INN NY Correspondent, 6/7/2010, 10:18 AM

New Yorkers Plan to Fight Mosque Near Ground Zero

A growing rage is gripping New Yorkers over plans to build a 13-story mosque just two blocks from Ground Zero, site of the 9/11 Al-Qaeda attack.Hana Levi Julian, 5/25/2010, 11:15 AM

Electrical Fire Damages Mosque; Muslims Blame Jews

A mosque north of Ramallah went up in flames Monday night, apparently due to a short circuit. Muslim clerics blame Jews from Samaria.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/4/2010, 8:44 AM

French Mosque Raided by Islamic Radicals

A French imam was targeted amidst Monday prayers by a mob of Islamic radicals for his interfaith work with Jews and support for banning the burka.Hana Levi Julian, 1/28/2010, 12:04 PM

Israeli Jews More Tolerant of Islam than Swiss Citizens

Israelis, particularly religious Jewish Israelis, are more tolerant of Islamic religious needs than Swiss citizens, a new survey finds.Hana Levi Julian, 1/12/2010, 5:10 PM

Arabs Stone Chief Rabbi at Village of Torched Mosque

Arabs hurled stones at the Chief Rabbi of Israel, who visited their village to condemn the torching of a local mosque by a Jew.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/14/2009, 3:27 PM

Chanukah Celebrated in Canada Mosque

An imam who once filed a police complaint against a newspaper that published anti-Mohammed cartoons celebrated Chanukah in his mosque.Hillel Fendel, 12/14/2009, 11:46 AM

Internet Campaign: 'No Gilad, No Mosque'

A new Internet campaign is calling for the closure of the Al Aksa mosque on the Temple Mount until kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit is returned.Hana Levi Julian, 12/8/2009, 11:31 AM

Gold-Goldstone Spar Over Who Attacked the Mosque in Gaza City

Who attacked the Gaza City mosque during Operation Cast Lead? Judge Richard Goldstone debated the issue with former Israeli Ambassador Dore Gold.Hana Levi Julian, 11/6/2009, 2:24 PM