3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Finance Minister Yair Lapid said Thursday the harshest cuts in his controversial budget were aimed at haredim in hopes of pushing them into the labor force.
6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
For a school that strives to develop a sense of community among a diverse group of students and parents, it was no surprise that Meitarim Ra'anana's traditional annual Tikkun Shavuot epitomized its pluralistic educational philosophy.
10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Now that wall is covered in a brilliant blue that serves as a backdrop to a vibrantly colored icon of the Virgin Mary Mother of God with the Christ Child.
14 hrs ago | Catholic World News
As the Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople visits Milan to celebrate the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, Pope Francis has sent a message of greeting, hailing "the historic decision that, decreeing religious freedom for Christians, opened new paths to the Gospel and decisively contributed to the birth of European ... (more)
An attempt to hold a march against homophobia in the Georgian Tbilisi ended in rioting as hostile protesters attacked participants and police lines crumbled.
Policemen try to stop an Orthodox Christian activist during clashes at an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia rally in Tbilisi, May 17, 2013.
RUSSIAN folk songs and Russian Orthodox sacred music will be performed by the St Petersburg Blagovest Ensemble, at a concert held in St Peter's Church in Wimblington on Sunday May 19 at 7.30pm. Bringing part of a rich Russian musical tradition to Fenland, the five-strong ensemble perform intensely spiritual Russian Orthodox church music, alongside ... (more)
Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch on Friday harshly criticized the behavior of haredi protesters who injured eight police officers during a demonstration against government plans to draft ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students in Jerusalem on Thursday.
There was this Israeli man who from time to time put a slip of paper in the cracks between the stones of the Western Wall, asking God for favors - as Jews have been doing for centuries.
In April, two senior clerics caught in the Syrian civil war were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen and remain in captivity, their whereabouts unknown.
The answer to the above, in a gist is: yes. If you are really not careful when you're buying property ultimately owned by a church, you can indeed lose your home.
Ultra-orthodox Jews push a burning garbage bin towards Israeli security forces during a protest against military conscription of yeshiva students, in Jerusalem, May 16, 2013.
Over 15,000 haredi men protest in front of Jerusalem's army recruiting office against government plans to draft ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students; leading haredi rabbi implores community not to back down on issue.
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, arrives at a historic Russian Orthodox church near the intersection of Xinle Road and Xiangyang Road N. in Shanghai for a service, the first in the church for more than half a century, yesterday.
Moldova's LGBT community is launching a weeklong festival celebrating sexual minorities in the conservative country.
Yekaterina Samutsevich is a member of arguably the most famous musical ensemble ever to come out of Russia, but when not wearing a fluorescent balaclava and shouting, she's easy to miss in a crowd.
Halki seminary, opened by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1844 and closed by the Turkish government in 1971, remains closed despite calls by President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, and others to reopen it.