The judges cited public-order concerns about the work being shown at a museum, saying a city must prevent offense to local people
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‘I kind of fell into it,’ says Robert Alter of his decades-long project of retranslating the Bible, ensuing from a request to write ‘about Genesis or Kafka’
In the beginning there was a 4th-century Latin translation of the Hebrew Bible, but over the millennia a myriad English translations 'moved vpon the water'
After Trump, Duterte, Orban and Salvini, Israel's PM packs his hug-a-fascist club with Bolsonaro. And Israel can offer plenty of experience on how to tame Brazil's streets, from border riots to full-blown intifada
Even the researchers could hardly believe the findings: 23% of Latin America's urban population could be descendants of Conversos – Spanish Jews forced to convert to Christianity
In this part of the world, where Christmas was invented by non-Christian Middle Easterners of color, there are those on warring sides who want all of us to believe that coexistence is a sham, a lie, impossible. Not true
Local tourists are flocking to Christian sites in Nazareth and Jerusalem’s Old City in record numbers this December, looking to sample that unique festive spirit
Whether online or at actual brick-and-mortar facilities in the Holy Land, thousands of evangelical Christians are increasingly turning to Jewish educators in pursuit of ‘authentic Torah teaching’
The nurse from an Isle of Man family would undergo both Reform and Orthodox conversions, but the Old Lion’s wife Paula never considered her a real Jew
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A young American on her first trip outside the U.S., and a German expat living on the fringes of capitalist society
Roszak, a member of the Righteous Among the Nations, was among nuns who opened their convent to future partisans of Vilna
The area was known as ‘Jerusalem of Argentina.’ Some hoped that Moises Ville would become the hub of an autonomous Jewish district. These days, all that's left are a gravestone maker who has no work, an aging gaucho and, above all, memories
Millennial Evangelicals are not as automatically supportive of Israel as their parents' generation was. Evangelical groups are taking action - some trying to secure young Evangelicals' love of the Jewish state, others to get them to learn about Palestinians
For three centuries, the Jews of Switzerland were only allowed to live in two villages. This is their unique story of resistance and survival in the face of persecution
Wine grapes with roots in antiquity are becoming part of an ideological identity struggle: Are these heirloom varieties Israeli or Palestinian?
The one where Gal Gadot plays Lisa after Bart sees Jesus and sells the movie rights to three Christian producers
Participants dress in their countries' traditional garb and carry their national flags, while local Israelis watch one of the city's most colorful events of the year
Opinion Monotheism Is Seen as Judaism's Gift to the World. But Has It Really Brought Peace and Harmony?
Monotheism is widely considered more moral and rational than polytheism. But a controversy in Germany is raising the question whether the belief in one God actually leads to fanaticism and violence
The Noahide Project, which has Israeli governmental and rabbinical support, is trying to proselytize members of remote communities. Just as long as they don’t call themselves Jews, right?
When conservative star pundit Ben Shapiro weighed into the abortion debate, he reproduced Christian denominations’ extremist positions rather than the centuries-long, nuanced, case-by-case Jewish tradition. That’s a shame – but no accident
The number of religious sanctuary communities in the U.S. soared from 400 in 2016 to 1,100 in 2017, as congregations come together to help immigrants amid rising attempts to deport and separate families
U.S. 'pro-Israel' evangelicals who declare the president enacted God's will, by moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, may want to consider the terrible historical cost of a selective and literalist use of the Bible
Opinion Trump Choosing a 'Jews Are Going to Hell' Evangelical to Pray at the Jerusalem Embassy Is Offensive. But It's No Accident
Pastor Robert Jeffress also thinks Islam is evil, Mormons belong to a cult, Catholicism is a product of Satan's genius and 'gay is not OK.' But what's a bit of bigotry and theological anti-Semitism between pro-Israel friends?
Former presidential candidate was participating in evangelical-initiated Jewish-Christian Bible study session in Knesset, ahead of U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem
If the JNF stops leasing land from the Greek Orthodox Church, a sale of the land could leave hundreds of families giving up their homes without compensation
Of the 500 permits issued, only 10 percent will be used due to the restrictions, say sources in the Strip
Although Larry Kudlow now sees himself as 100-percent Christian, white supremacists sure don't
Opinion As Trump and Netanyahu Meet, Our Plea as Interfaith Leaders: Stop Boosting the Proponents of a Religious War
Trump has consistently privileged the Israeli narrative and claims over those of the Palestinians. In his Jerusalem decision he also helped the destructive, unnecessary transformation of the conflict from a political to a religious struggle
Decision makers have continually ignored the political, religious and diplomatic sensitivities when trying to solve problems that concern Jerusalem's Christian community
Artifact may date from after the Crusader period and could have been worn by a pilgrim hoping for the saint’s protection during a quest to the Holy Land