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2 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly
Anat Hoffman knows how to hold an audience's attention. "Israel is too important to be left to Israelis," she said with a slight Israeli accent, in one of a handful of quips that had the whole room filled with surprised laughter on Dec. 8 at Temple Sinai in Oakland.
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4 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine
The Macedonian Orthodox Church has overturned a ban on Facebook that it had imposed on its clergy.
8 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Bishop Elias Aoudeh delivers a sermon at the Greek Orthodox St. Georges Church in Downtown Beirut, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
13 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com
The Ocean to Ocean pilgrimage, an unprecedented effort for the international pro-life movement, is being presented by Human Life International, the world's largest grassroots pro-life organization, whose European leaders launched the pilgrimage in the summer of 2012.
Things to do in Newcastle and the North East tonight - whether you like gigs, art or comedy, we've got it covered Tonight's concert is a great opportunity to hear The Russian Patriarchate Choir, who are known for bringing their extraordinary technical mastery to orthodox Russian choral singing.
As a matter of principle, Orthodox Jews usually shy away from changing the text of traditional Jewish liturgy.
The NACC and Downtown Naperville Alliance float drives down Main Street in Downtown Naperville during the Little Friends Parade of Lights on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch has told the AsiaNews service that it has no word on the condition of 12 nuns who were kidnapped last week, and questioned the authenticity of a video in which the nuns said they were unharmed and undisturbed by their captors.
KIEV: The powerful Ukrainian Orthodox Patriarch Filaret warned Wednesday that continued violence in Kiev could lead to a civil conflict and called on the government to sign a pact with the European Union.
When Max Grunberg wants to know more about the sex lives of the couples he treats, he asks the women to describe what happens after they return from the mikvah.
The Inscription of Meskel on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity by UNESCO at its 8th Conference of intangible cultural heritages in Baku, Azerbaijan, is a success story and a turning point for Ethiopia that could enhance the visibility of intangible cultural heritage and promote inter-cultural dialogue among ... (more)
Hundreds of haredi men from radical sectors of the ultra-Orthodox community rallied once again in Jerusalem Tuesday night in protest at the ongoing detention of two yeshiva students by the army, and against enlistment to the military and national service programs in general.
BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, who heads the Future bloc, denounced Tuesday the seizing of a group of nuns earlier this month in Syria and called for their immediate release.
Syrian activists say government forces are pounding a rebel stronghold in the mountainous region near the Lebanese border in which a group of nuns are believed to have been held by opposition fighters.
Illustrative photo of ultra-Orthodox women entering a gender-segregated bus in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem A new independent rabbinical court to address the issue of agunot, so-called "chained women" whose husbands refuse to give them a religious writ of divorce, will be launched next year.
Hundreds flocked to the mediaeval Ayios Georgios Eksorinos church in occupied Famagusta yesterday, for the first Greek Orthodox service in 56 years, described as the largest gathering of Greek-Cypriot faithful in a service held in the occupied territories since 1974.