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Synagogues closed, church open

Synagogues closed, church open

Yad L'Achim activists say missionary church continues operating in Ashdod: 'If synagogues are prohibited, no reason to allow church service'Ben Shaul, 23/04/2020 14:58
German court rejects call to remove anti-Semitic church carving

German court rejects call to remove anti-Semitic church carving

Court rules church where Martin Luther nailed his 95 thesis does not have to remove 13th-century carving depicting Jews sucking on pig.AFP, 04/02/2020 19:26
Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

Citing Israel, Norwegian mayor asks church to replace Star-of-David holiday decoration.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/11/2019 17:43
The shootings are not Trump’s fault, but that of progressive nihilism

The shootings are not Trump’s fault, but that of progressive nihilism

Working class Americans have had everything worthwhile taken away from them - and have been given consumerism and pure liberalism instead. Giulio Meotti, 12/08/2019 08:29
Roman church unearthed in northern Israel

Roman church unearthed in northern Israel

Byzantine church matches location of Bethsaida, archaeologist says.Stephen Weizman, AFP, A7 Staff, 19/07/2019 15:02
The Muslim plot to bomb a black church the media won't talk about

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, 30/06/2019 12:32
Christianity is dying in Germany while Islam rises

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, 20/05/2019 22:34
Winnipeg: Vigil for kosher cafe after anti-Semitic attack

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, 23/04/2019 07:20
Watch: Moment of bomb blast at Sri Lanka church

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, 21/04/2019 12:21
Lithuanian church removes stairs made from Jewish headstones

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, 24/01/2019 20:36
US churches demand Pompeo block Israeli land bill

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, 08/11/2018 22:55
Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Episcopal Church apologizes after Massachusetts clergyman shares fake stories about Israeli atrocities.JTA, 21/08/2018 22:17
Dallas-area church says Judaism is ‘dangerous’

Dallas-area church says Judaism is ‘dangerous’

Church includes Judaism in list of 'dangerous isms' that also includes alcoholism and pessimism.JTA, 07/06/2018 09:15
Jewish trove hidden from Nazis, Soviets gives up its secrets

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, 23/12/2017 22:17
Suicide bombers kill 9 in Pakistan church

Suicide bombers kill 9 in Pakistan church

2 suicide bombers blow themselves up in the church during Sunday prayers.Gary Willig, 17/12/2017 19:23
Likud minister condemns church vandalism

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, 02/10/2017 13:46
Swastika drawn on NY church sharing space with synagogue

Swastika drawn on NY church sharing space with synagogue

Church pastors discover swastika drawn under anti-hate sign.JTA, 26/08/2017 20:40
Conviction and acquittal in torching of Galilee church

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, 03/07/2017 15:31
Egypt: Second church explosion in several hours

Egypt: Second church explosion in several hours

Church explosion kills two, wounds several others in Alexandria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2017 14:41
Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.JTA, 22/03/2017 14:34
Palestinian Authority mourns Cappuci's death

Palestinian Authority mourns Cappuci's death

Palestinian Authority, Hamas, mourn pro-terror archbishop's death.Dalit Halevi, 02/01/2017 08:53
Arab gang threatens Arutz Sheva - in the heart of Jerusalem

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, 20/12/2016 09:08
Organization refuses to bury Normandy terrorist

Organization refuses to bury Normandy terrorist

A Danish Muslim organization denies rumors it would bury church killer Adel Kermiche. Cemetery only "for Muslims in Denmark."AFP, 04/08/2016 18:55
Muslim leaders refuse to bury Norman priest-killer

Muslim leaders refuse to bury Norman 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, 31/07/2016 11:25
Rabbi to Pope: Remove church from Auschwitz

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, 28/07/2016 20:17
'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

'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, 19/05/2016 13:58
Battle to preserve ancient church in Gaza

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, 05/04/2016 23:09
'Conflict not a war against religion, but hate'

'Conflict not a war against religion, but hate'

Rivlin meets with Christian leaders in Israel ahead of New Years' to emphasize Israel's value of free speech, religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2015 16:51
Arab Thieves Damage Ancient Church Mosaic

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, 07/09/2015 18:23
MK: Arabs Should Condemn Acts Against Jews

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, 19/06/2015 10:16
Police Investigating Defacing of Kinneret Church

Police Investigating Defacing of 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, 18/06/2015 08:26
1,500-Year-Old Church Found Near Highway 1

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, 10/06/2015 13:58
Church Terror Attack Foiled in Paris

Church Terror Attack Foiled in Paris

Muslim French-national arrested with extensive arsenal, along with plans to attack 'one or more' churches in French capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2015 12:21
Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2015 07:44
Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

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, 17/05/2014 23:49
1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.Tova Dvorin, 22/01/2014 19:53
Rabbi: Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights

Rabbi: Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights

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, 16/06/2013 17:10
'Stunningly Offensive' Paper 'Negates Judaism'

'Stunningly Offensive' Paper 'Negates Judaism'

ADL denounces “stunningly offensive” paper by Church of Scotland that negates the core beliefs of Judaism. Arutz Sheva staff, 07/05/2013 16:26
Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final Address

Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final 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, 27/02/2013 13:42
Govt., City to Foot Water Bill for Old City Church

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, 10/12/2012 01:43
Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

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, 31/10/2012 21:20
NY Jews Won’t Have to Vote in a Church

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, 03/09/2012 15:22
Russian Female Band Members Guilty of Hooliganism

Russian Female Band Members Guilty of Hooliganism

Three women allegedly screamed "Mother Mary please drive Putin away" inside a Moscow Cathedral.Gil Ronen, 17/08/2012 15:43
EU Jewry Slams Church of England Anti-Israel Vote

EU Jewry Slams Church of England Anti-Israel Vote

British Jewry condemns Church of England’s Synod for promoting "an inflammatory and partisan" anti-Israel program. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/07/2012 21:59
Church of Nativity Deportees Complain about Fate

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, 10/05/2012 22:44
Reputation of Church Tarnished by Israel Boycotts

Reputation of 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, 02/05/2012 15:26
Sudan Muslims Torch Catholic Church in Khartoum

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, 23/04/2012 12:03
Aussie Cardinal Apologizes for Holocaust Comments

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, 15/04/2012 11:26
PA Declares Church in Bethlehem to be Unlawful

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, 14/03/2012 11:25
ADL Scolds Santorum

ADL Scolds Santorum

The ADL scolds Republican contender Rick Santorum for advocating on behalf of a church role in governing.Rachel Hirshfeld, 28/02/2012 17:11
Russian Church and Putin Suspicious of the West

Russian Church and Putin Suspicious of the West

Those predicting an estrangement between Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church ignore their shared approach.Amiel Ungar, 09/01/2012 04:43