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The two embraced and kissed on the cheek as the pontiff welcomed Abbas to a library in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace for a private, 20-minute meeting.
Israeli Deputy Minister for Regional Cooperation Ayoub Kara felt the pontiff was sending a direct message to UNESCO.
Vatican observers, religious officials say pontiff managed to navigate choppy political currents while fulfilling religious purpose of Mideast visit.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rabbi David Lau says condemnation of anti-Semitism and hate crimes in words alone is insufficient.
"May no one abuse the name of God through violence," pontiff says to Muslim religious leaders.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
When the pope prays in front of graffiti that compares Bethlehem to the Warsaw Ghetto, he risks being trivializing the Holocaust.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
Lasting just three days, Pope Francis' visit was shorter than the visit by Benedict XVI, which extended over a week.
By JPost Editorial
Apart from Monday’s detainments, police applaud "successful 2-day intensive security operation."
Sources indicate that the paper which the pope placed in the Kotel included the Lord's Prayer from the New Testament and Psalm 122 from the Hebrew Bible.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Jerusalem Municipality approves construction of 50 housing units in Har Homa beyond Green Line.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Three soldiers have been missing since 1982 and another, Ron Arad, has been missing since 1986.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Pope prays at Church of Holy Sepulchre after meeting with Israeli dignitaries; says Palestinians deserve sovereign homeland, Israelis deserve peace.
By JEREMY SHARON,JPOST.COM STAFF
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