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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.

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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.

Police Investigating Defacing of Lake Kinneret Church

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.

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

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.

Church Attack Foiled in Paris, Terrorist Apprehended

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site

Cordoba's 'Mosque-Cathedral' being touted to tourists as Christian, not Muslim-Christian, activist group says.

Christians, Muslims Debate Dual Heritage Site in Cordoba

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

Root Causes of US Mainline Church Anti-Israelism

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

Israeli Antiquities Authority discovers the first religious structure in southern Israel from the Byzantine period.

1500 Year Old Byzantine-Era Church Uncovered

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 night

Jewish Sites Require Jews to Assert Their Rights, Rabbi Says

'Stunningly Offensive' Paper 'Negates Judaism'

ADL denounces “stunningly offensive” paper by Church of Scotland that negates the core beliefs of Judaism.

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

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.

Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Final Public Address

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.

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

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.”

Trick or Treat – Halloween or Sukkot?

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.

NY Jews Won’t Have to Vote in a Church

Russian Female Band Members Guilty of Hooliganism

Three women allegedly screamed "Mother Mary please drive Putin away" inside a Moscow Cathedral.

Russian Female Band Members Guilty of Hooliganism

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.

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

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.

Church of Nativity Deportees Complain about Fate

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.

Critic: Reputation of United Church Tarnished by Israel Boycotts

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.

Sudan Muslims Torch Catholic Church in Khartoum

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.

Aussie Cardinal Apologizes for Holocaust Comments

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.

PA Declares Church in Bethlehem to be Unlawful

ADL Scolds Santorum

The ADL scolds Republican contender Rick Santorum for advocating on behalf of a church role in governing.

ADL Scolds Santorum for Issues of Church and State

Russian Church and Putin Suspicious of the West

Those predicting an estrangement between Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church ignore their shared approach.

Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church Are Bosom Buddies