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  • Israeli artist depicts pain of rootless Jews in Berlin exhibition

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Moshe Gershuni's expressive, historically loaded art, which places symbols of the Holocaust in a religious setting and seeks to polarize opinion about current Israeli society, seems unlikely to reward the casual viewer. Titled "No...
  • Chief rabbi says French society has turned indifferent to anti-Semitism

    By PARIS, (Reuters)- France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief rabbi said on Tuesday. Haim Korsia, who was...
  • U.N. says Palestinians, Israelis reach deal on Gaza reconstruction

    UNITED NATIONS/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United Nations, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached a stop-gap deal to allow reconstruction work to begin in the war-torn Gaza Strip with U.N. monitoring of the use of materials, U.N. Middle East...
  • Yale Episcopal Chaplain Steps Down After Letter To N.Y. Times

    GROTON — An Episcopal priest from Groton serving as chaplain of the Episcopal Church at Yale University stepped down this month after a furor over a letter he wrote to The New York Times. The Rev. Bruce Shipman, interviewed Friday at his Groton...
  • Mortar fired from Gaza, first since August 26 truce: Israel

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A mortar bomb was fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since an Aug. 26 truce halted a seven-week war in the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli military said. There were no casualties or damage, a...
  • Mortar fired from Gaza, first since truce: Israel

    A mortar bomb was fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since an Aug. 26 truce halted a seven-week war in the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli military said. There were no casualties or damage, a military...
  • Hamas says Palestinians remain committed to Gaza truce

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Gaza Strip's dominant Hamas Islamist movement denied any knowledge on Tuesday of a cross-border mortar attack on Israel and said Palestinian factions remained committed to an Aug 26 truce that halted a seven-week war in the...
  • In first strike since truce, a mortar round from Gaza hits Israel

    In first strike since truce, a mortar round from Gaza hits Israel
    A mortar round fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the first such shelling since a truce took effect last month ending seven weeks of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. There was no immediate claim of...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • Israeli policeman charged over violent arrest of U.S. teen

    Israeli policeman charged over violent arrest of U.S. teen
    An Israeli policeman was charged on Wednesday with assault causing bodily harm against a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent during a protest over the revenge killing of the teenager's cousin days before the eight week war with Gaza. The...
  • Israel orders criminal probes of actions by its military in Gaza

    Israel ordered criminal investigations into some suspected cases of international law violations by its military during the recent fighting against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, according to reports Wednesday. The cases are among dozens under...