Judaism

March 02, 2019 - 11:11 am
PARIS (AP) — French police are investigating after a memorial stone marking the site of a former synagogue destroyed by the Nazis was vandalized in the eastern city of Strasbourg. The prefecture of the Bas-Rhin region said in a statement the heavy memorial stone was discovered moved from its base...
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President Donald Trump talks to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts while leaving the House chamber after giving his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
February 06, 2019 - 3:48 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister is pushing back after President Donald Trump said the country does "bad, bad things" and appeared to link it to the deadly attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue last year by an American anti-Semite. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Wednesday that...
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Pope Francis speaks during an Interreligious meeting at the Founder's Memorial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Pope Francis arrived in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. His visit represents the first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
February 04, 2019 - 2:27 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Against the backdrop of the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula is an interfaith conference that includes prominent U.S. rabbis and Christian evangelicals, who are seeking stronger recognition of Israel through closer ties with Muslim figures and Arab...
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December 10, 2018 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite the revelation on the final night of Chanukah Sunday: She has Jewish lineage. Ocasio-Cortez made the revelation during a Chanukah event at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center in Queens, organized by Jews for Racial and Economic...
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December 05, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- All hail Satan. That the message some believe the state of Illinois is sending by allowing the Satanic Temple of Chicago to place a sculpture in the Illinois Capitol. The sculpture -- which depicts a snake wrapped around a woman's hand as she holds an apple -- sits next to a...
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December 05, 2018 - 5:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — In a story Dec. 4 about Holocaust survivors marking the third night of Hanukkah, The Associated Press misidentified the vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel. His name is Shlomo Gur. A corrected version of the story is below: Holocaust survivors gathering for global...
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Mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch, right, and his wife Dina pose for the media as they cast their votes at a polling station in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of locations across the country Tuesday, with the main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
November 13, 2018 - 9:12 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of locations across the country Tuesday, with the main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem. The vote marks the second round of municipal elections in cities where no candidate secured at least 40 percent support in the Oct. 30...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2018, file photo, a makeshift memorial stands outside the Tree of Life synagogue in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the in Pittsburgh. A moment of silence to honor the 11 people killed in the synagogue shooting is planned for a downtown Pittsburgh park, on Friday, Nov. 9. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mourners are honoring the victims of a mass shooting inside a Pittsburgh synagogue with a moment of silence and a rally for peace in a downtown park. Rabbis from all three congregations whose members were meeting in the Tree of Life synagogue building at the time of the shooting...
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A rabbi arrives at the synagogue Rykestrasse in the district Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 to attend an event commemorating the Night of Broken Glass 1938, in which Nazis burned and vandalized synagogues and Jewish businesses across the country and killing over 400 people. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 09, 2018 - 8:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's main Jewish leader warned against tolerating modern-day anti-Semitism and racism as they marked the 80th anniversary Friday of the Nazis' anti-Jewish Kristallnacht, or "Night of Broken Glass," pogrom. On Nov. 9, 1938, Jews were terrorized...
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Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, center, light candles with students during an event to commemorate the victims of the Nov. 9, 1938 terror against the Jews in Germany at the Jewish Traditional School in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. On the event the school also remember to the victims of the anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, United States, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 07, 2018 - 9:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — Jewish students in Berlin on Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," when Nazis terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria. Some 30 students from the Jewish Traditional School lit candles and recited prayers at their school as Rabbi...
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