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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Israel says mortar fired from Gaza in first since August 26 truce

    JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israel said a mortar bomb was fired at it from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since a seven-week war in the enclave ended on Aug 26, but Hamas said Palestinians remained committed to the truce. There were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rambam Hospital director visits Florida

    Dr. Rafael Beyar, director general and CEO of the Rambam Health Care Campus — the largest medical center in northern Israel — spoke to a crowd of nearly 50 people in the Main Auditorium of Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood on Friday...
  • Englander is Hillel's new head of school

    When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator. Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...