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  • Exclusive: Christian, Muslims and Jews to build a joint house of worship in Jerusalem

    June 27, 2016 | 11:06 am

    In theory, this should not be a big deal: men and women of faith, who share a belief in one God and a love for the city of Jerusalem, coming together to pray, study and sing.

    In practice, it is about as plausible as a snowball’s chance in the desert. 

    But, for one week in...

  • I’ve been bitten by “vampire” Israeli settlers

    By Orit Arfa

    March 30, 2013 | 3:03 am

    Note: This article contains Twilight movie spoilers, but none that haven't already been revealed ad nauseum in entertainment tabloids.

    I never understood how intelligent people could enjoy the Twilight movies. When I became one of them, I either had to concede intelligence or...

  • Xmas Shabbat Grounds Some Merry Mitzvahs

    By David Finnigan

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Consider this year's fluke on the December Dilemma: Christmas Day usually occurs during the workweek, with Jews often handling this day off by filling Dec. 25 with some volunteer work -- then Chinese food and a movie.

    But the quirks of the calendar find this Dec. 24 falling on a...

  • Jewish Days of Wine and Roses

    By Tom Tugend

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    In Berlin, it is fashionable for young Germans to wear yarmulkes and yellow stars.

    In Prague some years ago, the leading rock band called itself Shalom and throughout central Europe there is a fascination with Jewish icons.

    In the United States, Ivy League colleges that wouldn't hire...