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News and updates about Easter

Watch: Masked Easter Bunny interrupts White House briefing

The White House daily briefing was "interrupted" Monday toward the end when the White House Easter Bunny handed out candy to reporters

Watch: Masked Easter Bunny interrupts White House briefingplayer

Senior priest in Romania accused of comparing Jews to virus in Easter greeting

'Traditional religious anti-Semitism passes from generation to generation,' says director of Romanian center for combating anti-Semitism.

'They feared the Jews, now we fear the virus'

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter bombings rises to 359

18 more suspects arrested following wave of deadly bombings in Sri Lanka which killed 359, injured hundreds more.

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter bombings rises to 359

ISIS publishes photo, names of Sri Lanka terrorists

ISIS terrorist organization follows up on claim of responsibility for Easter bombings that killed over 300 people.

ISIS publishes photo, names of Sri Lanka terrorists

US ambassador to Poland ripped for wishing Jews 'happy Passover'

Polish lawmaker slams US ambassador for tweet wishing Jews a 'Happy Passover', calling tweet a 'provocation'.

US ambassador to Poland ripped for wishing Jews 'happy Passover'

No Israelis killed or injured in Sri Lanka attacks

30 foreign nationals reported killed in wave of bombing attacks in Sri Lanka. Israeli foreign ministry says Israelis not among casualties.

No Israelis killed or injured in Sri Lanka attacksplayer

German woman fined over 'Nazi' Easter eggs

70-year-old woman fined $820 for posting photo on Facebook of eggs she'd decorated with a swastika.

German woman fined over 'Nazi' Easter eggs

CNN reporter asks if Ivanka missed WH Easter due to being Jewish

CNN reporter criticized for 'bizarre conspiracy theory' as to why President's daughter did not attend WH Easter event.

CNN reporter asks if Ivanka missed WH Easter due to being Jewish

Trump: 'State of Israel a monument to Jews' faith and endurance'

US President Trump speaks about Passover, Easter, says Israel is a result of Jews' faith and endurance.

Trump: 'State of Israel a monument to Jews' faith and endurance'player

Taliban claims responsibility for Pakistan attack

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar terror organization says it targeted children, Christians celebrating Easter.

Taliban splinter claims responsibility for Easter massacre

Pope Hails Iran Nuclear Deal

Speaking Sunday, Pope Francis hailed the pending nuclear deal with Iran as 'a definitive step toward a more secure and fraternal world.'

Pope Hails Iran Nuclear Deal

Christians Celebrate Easter in Jerusalem

1,500 people convene at the Garden Tomb at sunrise Sunday to celebrate the Christian holiday; travelers flock from all over the world.

Christians Celebrate Easter in Jerusalem

Access to Temple Mount Limited After Arrests

Palestinian Arab youth riot, throw stones at police after age limit announced; two police officers lightly hurt.

Rioting After Police Limit Muslim Access to Temple Mount

UN Envoy Ruffled by Security Checks on Easter Eve

UN Middle East envoy Robert Serry "denounces" security checks, as thousands of Christian pilgrims attend Jerusalem celebrations.

UN Envoy Ruffled by Israeli Security Checks on Eve of Easter

Christians Celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem

Annual pilgrimage to the Holy Sephulcre commences along the Via Dolorosa.

Christians Celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem