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  • Messianic Judaism’s new interfaith push in Beverly Hills

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 1, 2012 | 11:48 am

    Since it opened in 2011, the Interfaith Center of Beverly Hills has been sitting mostly empty.

    On the one hand, it occupies a piece of prime real estate on the ground floor of a modern office building on a busy stretch of South Beverly Drive. Actors and agents take meetings at Urth...

  • Messianic Jewish groups claim rapid growth

    June 12, 2012 | 12:13 pm

    About 200 congregants filled the stain glassed-windowed sanctuary on a Shabbat morning this spring, praying, singing and welcoming new members. Among the newly welcomed members was a young Israeli man, named Yoav. Not really extraordinary news, except Congregation Beth Hallel in a...

  • Messianic group paid Santorum for speaking gig

    March 22, 2012 | 4:57 pm

    Republican presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) accepted a paid speaking engagement from a Messianic Judaism group. 

    According to Politico, Santorum received $6,000 in 2010 from the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America to speak at its annual conference,...

  • Calif. Messianic pastor’s home vandalized with swastika

    October 7, 2011 | 1:18 pm

    The home of a Messianic pastor in California was vandalized with a swastika.

    A swastika and the word “Jew” were painted on the Hemet, Calif., home that Pastor Michael Rose shares with his wife and children, The Press-Enterprise newspaper reported.

    Police are investigating the...

  • Report: Respect for religious freedom down in Israel; Grandfather, mother charged in girl's murder

    September 24, 2008 | 11:38 pm

    Report: Respect for Religious Freedom Fell in Israel

    Respect for religious freedom in Israel has declined, according to a new U.S. State Department report.

    An increase in "societal abuses and discrimination" against "some evangelical Christian groups as well as Messianic Jews" has...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Olympics Ban Wanted

    Jewish groups called on the International Olympic Committee to impose penalties after an Iranian athlete refused to compete against an Israeli. The Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called for action after Iranian judokan Arash...