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With the release of 13 Greek Orthodox nuns held hostage by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in Syria for over three months, here's a list of some other prominent people, including clerics, journalists and activists still missing in Syria and believed in the captivity of rebels.
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Friends for a day? Israeli-Arab MK Ahmed Tibi sits next to United Torah Judaism's Moshe Gafni at a meeting of the Knesset opposition The Knesset is in vacation mode.
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The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will preside over a pan-Orthodox council in 2016, according to a statement from the patriarchate.
Thousands of Orthodox Jews gather in New York, Sunday, March 9, 2014, on Water Street in lower Manhattan, to pray and protest against the Israeli government's proposal to pass a law that would draft strictly religious citizens into its army.
Patriarchs of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians ended a rare summit in Istanbul on Sunday calling for a peaceful end to the crisis in Ukraine and denouncing violence driving Christians out of the Middle East.
All the varied groups of Jerusalem residents are well represented among audiences, no matter what spiritual leaders say about popular entertainment.
Thirteen nuns and three maids kidnapped in late November from a Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria were freed Sunday, a pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese state media reported.
About a dozen nuns held in Syria for more than three months have been released and are on their way to Damascus via Lebanon, a Lebanese security source and church officials said Sunday.
An image grab taken from a video uploaded to YouTube on February 9, 2014, shows a group of nuns from the historic Christian-majority town of Maalula, speaking to the camera from an undisclosed location Twelve Lebanese and Syrian nuns, who were kidnapped from the historic Christian town of Maaloula in December, have now been released and are on ... (more)
A Modern Orthodox Jew, a Buddhist and a Quaker walk intoa the Capitol? No joke, the US Congress is filled with a host of representatives from all types of religions.
Police escort Anat Hoffman holding a Torah scroll from the Western Wall, on July 12, 2010.
Charge of the Light Brigade, above, was painted by Richard Caton Woodville Jr. The charge was also immortalized in a poem by Tennyson that saluted the courage of the 11th Hussars.
Readers outside America may not realize what is unfolding in the United States Jewish community - and they should, because the results will affect them.
There has been much strife in Beit Shemesh between the extreme-ultra- Orthodox community and virtually everyone else.
The true extent of Barack Hussein Obama's stupidity and bluster is on full display as he and Vladimir Putin face off over the Ukraine.
The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Cyril, who visited Athens last May, has cancelled plans to attend an event at the Greek Embassy in Moscow after the head of the Church of Greece, Ieronymos , put off a visit to the Russian capital, sources told Kathimerini.
Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has repeated his objection to growing calls in Turkey to convert IstanbulA's ancient Hagia Sophia into a mosque.