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Yiddish copies of Christian Bible distributed in Rockland County, NY

Rockland County has a very dense ultra-Orthodox Jewish population, especially in places like Monsey and Spring Valley. The Yiddish copies of the New Testament are linked to missionary organizations.

04/01/2022

Herzog, Shaked declare commitment to freedom of worship, religion

Their comments came amid a backdrop of public statements by heads of churches in Israel who claim that verbal and physical assaults by Jewish radicals against Christians are worse than ever.

Church leaders in Jerusalem accuse Israel of anti-Christian bias

They are frustrated that Christian pilgrims did not receive an exemption to enter the locked-down country for Christmas, while Jewish groups have been allowed in.

By DAOUD KUTTAB/THE MEDIA LINE
24/12/2021

For Jews in Israel, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Israeli girl Yaeli Amir’s secular Jewish parents embrace Christmas, not for religious reasons but as an occasion for celebration. The same holds for Halloween. 

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
24/12/2021

Post six-day war footage of Egyptian Monastery made public by Israel's national library

The collection includes texts from as early as the 1100s, written in Arabic, Syriac, Greek, Armenian and Georgian and relating to early Christian religion and Church Fathers.

Pastor Grace Studies Hebrew in Jerusalem

Grace Wang's parents were born in mainland China, and she grew up in Taiwan. So what is she doing studying Hebrew in Jerusalem?

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
22/12/2021
nano bible

Electron microscope to let visitors see Nano Bible up close in Jerusalem

The Nano Bible is a .5mm2 silicon chip, roughly equivalent to the size of a grain of sugar, coated with a 20-nm.-thin layer of gold.

Why are there various dates for Christmas?

In Jerusalem and nearby Bethlehem, unlike anywhere else, the birthday of the Christian messiah is celebrated three times.

By GIL ZOHAR
16/12/2021

COVID-19 and the Grinch that stole Israel's Christmas

Operators like www.TouristIsrael.com are offering a Christmas Eve in Jerusalem and Bethlehem tour on December 24.

By GIL ZOHAR
16/12/2021
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