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  • Netanyahu thanks Pope for deepening Christian-Jewish ties

    February 19, 2013 | 12:31 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked outgoing Pope Benedict on Monday for his efforts to shore up often troubled relations between the Roman Catholic Church and Jews, including with his 2009 visit to the Holy Land.

    That trip, in which the German-born Benedict paid...

  • Israel’s chief rabbi praises Pope, wishes him good health

    February 11, 2013 | 3:53 am

    Israeli chief rabbi Yona Metzger on Monday praised Pope Benedict's inter-religious outreach and said relations between Israel and the Vatican had never been better.

    "During his period (as pope) there were the best relations ever between the church and the chief rabbinate and we...