TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The rally marked further fallout from the explosive nation-state law and came a week after thousands of Druze, also members of the Arab minority, packed the same city square last week.
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Forget about that sign in Senator Booker's hand. There are other signs that Jews should be worried about.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It marked the first time in recent memory that the Druze — followers of a secretive offshoot of Shiite Islam who are considered fiercely loyal to the state — staged a large public protest.
A large rock fell from the Western Wall. It might mean more than we thought.
Nation-states aren't that bad. It just depends on how you do it.
Sacha Baron Cohen is hilarious. Or, maybe he isn’t.
(RNS) — Why the law is unnecessary, hurtful and dangerous.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — First introduced in 2011 and amended many times before being approved, the law passed early Thursday by the Knesset explicitly defines Israel as the 'national home of the Jewish people.'
JERUSALEM (RNS) — A funny thing happened on the way to Jerusalem this past Shabbat.
MOSHAV BEIT MEIR, Israel (RNS) — After a fire destroyed his life's work two years ago, American-Israeli painter Yoram Raanan finds new inspiration for paintings that depict key scenes from the Torah.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — Responding to growing pushback from Israeli feminists and human rights advocates, Israel’s national airline announced that it will no longer ask female passengers to move in deference to ultra-Orthodox men’s religious modesty...
(RNS) — For the third time in a row, the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s General Assembly decided against divesting from companies heavily invested in fossil fuels.
NABI SALEH, West Bank (RNS) — Christ at the Checkpoint, organized by the tiny evangelical community in the West Bank, brings hundreds of Western evangelicals to the town of Beit Jala to learn about Palestinian story and hear theological arguments...
(RNS) — As the Presbyterian Church (USA) prepares for its biennial General Assembly in St. Louis beginning Saturday (June 16), many PCUSA leaders are hoping to bring reform to the dwindling mainline Protestant denomination.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — While most Israeli Jews recognize the Jewishness of their American counterparts, the majority do not share the Americans' dreams to make Israel a more religiously pluralistic country.