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Nearly half of Americans say US should be a ‘Christian nation’

One-sixth of American Jews believe US should be a Christian nation, an idea supported by almost half of all Americans.

Nearly half of Americans say US should be a ‘Christian nation’

The march of Islam in Belgium

In Belgium, Islam is rapidly replacing Christianity. When a society no longer knows a reason to exist, others find it. Op-ed.

The march of Islam in Belgium

Bo: The parashah which contradicts a tenet of Christianity

The laws of the paschal lamb offering are in this parasha and they contradict the description of Jesus as a Passover sacrifice.

Bo: The parashah which contradicts a tenet of Christianity

Ancient Christian manuscripts from Mount Sinai Monastery go online

New freely accessible collection includes images of 1,600 manuscripts, dozens of rare photos, and color footage taken after the Six-Day War.

Ancient Christian manuscripts from Sinai monastery go online

Elementary school homework: 'The Trial of Jesus'

British elementary school gives homework assignment about Jews’ part in killing Jesus.

Elementary school homework: 'The Trial of Jesus'

Priestly priority: 1 Jew, 2 Muslim, 3 Christian

Can clerics square the circle of exerting themselves to attack Jews while having no time for Christendom exploding on their doorstep? Op-ed.

Priestly priority: 1 Jew, 2 Muslim, 3 Christian

Europe's future: Between Islam and post-Christian grotesque decadence

Europe's future: Between Islam and post-Christian grotesque decadence

Suicidal Christianity turns British cathedrals into golf courses

Suicidal Christianity turns British cathedrals into golf courses

'Education Ministry can't encourage recognition of Christianity'

Rabbi instructs yeshiva and ulpanot heads not to take part in seminar organized by Edu Ministry with Christian community in Zichron Yaakov.

'Education Ministry can't encourage recognition of Christianity'

David Brooks is still Jewish — but also Christian

NYT writer David Brooks says he's now both Jewish and Christian - but is he a Messianic Jew?

David Brooks is still Jewish — but also Christian

Pete Buttigieg will no longer use the word ‘Pharisee’

Democratic presidential candidate says will stop using term deemed to have anti-Semitic implications in attacking religion of VP Mike Pence.

Pete Buttigieg will no longer use the word ‘Pharisee’

Michele Bachmann apologizes for urging Jews to convert

Former congresswoman, Tea Party leader, and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann visits Jerusalem, apologizes for past comments.

Michele Bachmann apologizes for urging Jews to convert

IDF removes controversial tour after pressure from Arutz Sheva

IDF removes tour showcasing churches, a shrine, and Jesus' life from list of tours offered to IDF commanders.

IDF removes controversial tour after pressure from Arutz Sheva

Maaleh Adumim: Christianity in an Orthodox kindergarten?

Mother discovers non-Jewish child enrolled in her daughter's Orthodox kindergarten is spreading Christian beliefs.

Maaleh Adumim: Christianity in an Orthodox kindergarten?

Be-wigged, be-jeansed, Rabbi Grossman saves a Jew

A tale of a rabbi in jeans, a monastery, and the Jewish grandson who returned home.

When a rabbi wore jeans and a wig to save a Jew

State Trooper sued for proselytizing on duty

ACLU lawsuit filed against trooper who tried to 'save souls,' not stop crime.

Indiana State Trooper sued for proselytizing on duty

Pope says Islamist terror is uniting Christians

In meeting with Ethiopian Orthodox leader, Pope Francis says 'blood of martyrs of different churches will be seed of Christian unity.'

Pope says Islamist terror is uniting Christians

Pope makes landmark synagogue visit

Pope Francis makes his first visit to Rome's Great Synagogue, lauding the 'unbreakable bond between Jews and Christians.'

Pope hails ties with Jews on landmark synagogue visit

'Vatican's call not to convert Jews means nothing'

Anti-missionary group says nothing new in Catholic declaration that Jews don't need Jesus, largely because of who's missionizing.

'Vatican's call not to convert Jews won't change anything'

Muslims Converting in Hopes of Gaining Asylum

Many Muslims in Germany believe Christianity is key to avoiding deportation, under guise of religious persecution.

Muslims Converting to Christianity in Hopes of Gaining Asylum

Deceptive Missionary Campaign in Jordan Valley

Missionary Christians subtly try to bring Jews in Jordan Valley kibbutzim away from their faith by handing out anti-Jewish books.

Deceptive Missionary Campaign Exposed in Jordan Valley

London is like Mosul: Christians have Vanished

London is like Mosul: Christians have Vanished

Mary Statue Back in Ancient Syrian Christian Town

Maalula, one of oldest Christian towns in world where Aramaic still spoken, celebrates as statue of Mary destroyed in fighting rebuilt.

Virgin Mary Statue Rebuilt in Ancient Syrian Christian Town

Islam to Catch Up to Christianity by 2050

Research shows Islam is fastest-growing religion on planet, as Christianity shrinks in West, Jews remain 0.2% of total population.

Muslim Population Projected to Catch Up to Christians by 2050

Obama Suffers for ISIS-Crusades Comparison

After saying 'terrible deeds' committed in name of Christ, historians and politicians attack Obama for linking Christianity to ISIS.

Obama Suffers Backlash for ISIS-Crusades Comparison

PA Co-opts Jesus the 'Palestinian Messiah, Martyr'

PA Christmas tradition of rewriting history continues as Jesus claimed as 'first Palestinian' by senior officials and Abbas.

PA Co-opts Jesus the 'Palestinian Messiah and Martyr'

Troubled Jewish Hollywood Star Goes Christian

Shia LaBeouf gets into new role by having tooth pulled, cutting face with knife, getting tattooed - and converting to Christianity.

Troubled Jewish Hollywood Star Shia LaBeouf Goes Christian

Sudan: Christian Woman Goes Free

Sudanese woman on death row for apostasy has her sentence canceled and goes free.

Sudan: Christian Woman Sentenced to Death Goes Free

Malaysia: Court Bans Non-Muslims Using 'Allah'

Lengthy legal battle over proper use of word, which simply means 'God' in Malay, sparks debate on freedom of religion, press.

Malaysian Court Upholds Ban on Non-Muslims Using 'Allah'

Pope Insists Visit is 'Religious, not Political'

Pope says visit to Israel and Jordan meant to improve relations with other Christian denominations and 'pray for peace'.

Pope Francis Insists His Visit is 'Religious, not Political'

John XXIII: The 'Best Pope for The Jewish People'

Holocaust scholar says John XXIII saved thousands during Holocaust, persuaded Vatican not to oppose Israel independence.

John XXIII: The 'Best Pope for The Jewish People'

Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French Premier

Al-Qaeda linked group vows Jihad against France for sending troops into Mali last year to root-out terrorists.

Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French President

Jordanian Group Threatens Lawsuit

Jordan, fighting Israel over Christian tourists, is claiming that the Christian baptism site Qasr al-Yahud is actually on its territory.

Jordanian Group Threatens Lawsuit Over Baptism Site

Iran to Pastor: Convert or Die

Iran upholds a “choose Islam or die” verdict for a Christian pastor. US is "outraged."

US Protests Iran’s Anti-Christian ‘Convert of Die’ Verdict