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  • South Africa’s Zulu king accepts invite to visit Israel, despite gov’t. views

    August 16, 2012 | 10:54 am

    South Africa’s Zulu king accepted an invitation to visit Israel despite his government discouraging such visits.

    On Tuesday, King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu accepted the invitation from Israel’s ambassador to South Africa, Dov Segev-Steinberg, to visit Israel early next year,...

  • Opinion: If Dr. King had lived

    January 10, 2012 | 4:20 pm

    Martin Luther King Jr.’s relationship with the Jewish community is well known. Jewish leaders and rabbis filled the ranks of King’s closest advisors, collaborators, and confidantes. King’s tenure as leader of the Civil Rights movement was marked as the heyday of black-Jewish...

  • Bahrain king meets with rabbi

    December 30, 2011 | 11:59 am

    The king of Bahrain met with a visiting rabbi in his palace.

    Rabbi Marc Schneier, vice president of the World Jewish Congress, met in Bahrain Wednesday with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Schneier is also the president of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding.

    Schneier said that...

  • Israeli man wants British monarchs’ names

    May 23, 2011 | 10:32 am

    An Israeli man has asked to officially change his name to that of several British monarchs.

    The man, from a central Israeli city, asked the city’s Population and Immigration Authority to change his name to 10 British monarch that he admires: Henry, William, Phillip, Charles,...

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  • NBC’s ‘Kings’ Revamps David, Goliath and Saul

    By Tom Tugend

    March 13, 2009 | 4:21 pm

    Michael Green was walking down a street in Jerusalem in late 2006 when the concept of the new television series “Kings” came into focus.

    “The idea had been roiling my brain for a while,” Green said, so he sat down to write the pilot for “Kings,” while working as writer...

  • Before King, it was Prinz

    By David Suissa

    September 3, 2008 | 10:41 pm

    A few months before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, a short Jewish man stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and spoke to a large group of Americans:
    "I speak to you as an American Jew. As Americans, we share the profound concern of millions of people about the...
  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    March 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    We read the story of Queen Esther, Megillat Esther, twice – on Thursday evening and Friday morning. Let's see if you know the story.

    Put the parts in the right order.

    __Mordechai tells Esther Haman's plan.

    __Mordechai will not bow to Haman. Haman decides to kill all the Jews on...

  • The King of Israeli Hip-Hop

    By Kelly Hartog

    February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    With angry lyrics that court controversy, two multiplatinum albums and a third on the way, his own clothing line, record label, legions of fans and glittering religious jewelry, Subliminal could easily be mistaken for a Jewish P.Diddy.

    The lyrics are mostly in Hebrew (although...

  • Parshat Balak

    By Abby Gilad

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Yes, I know that this week is Pinchas, but I must return to the second of last week's two portions, Balak, for what happens there is too relevant to pass by unmentioned. In this famous portion, King

    Balak sends the prophet-magician Balaam to curse Israel, because

    he is scared of...

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