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The new Palestinian exploitation of Christmas - opinion

The irony of the issue isn’t just that Jesus was a Jew, but also that the Palestinian Authority, and Hamas in the Gaza Strip even more so, actively oppress their Christian population.

Nashville blast investigation leads US agents to suburban home

The RV exploded just after an automated message emanated from it warning of a bomb.

By REUTERS
27/12/2020

Christmas travel gives US airports busiest week since onset of COVID-19

State and local officials nationwide urged Americans not to travel for the holidays, saying that Thanksgiving celebrations had further spread the virus.

Palestinians light Christmas tree in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem,

Police arrest three culprits who burned down Christmas trees in Sakhnin

Joint List leader Ayman Odeh condemned the incident, calling it a "despicable act that attacks the Charismas spirit an the spirit of unity in the Arab society" in Israel.

Pope Francis holds weekly audience at the Vatican, December 2, 2020.

In Christmas message pope calls on nations to share COVID-19 vaccines

The pandemic and its social and economic effects dominated the message, in which Francis called for global unity and help for nations suffering from conflicts and humanitarian crises.

By REUTERS
25/12/2020
A postcard of Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus

English mom claims she saw Jesus's face depicted on Brussels sprout

It is a well-known phenomenon that people claim to see Jesus appear in the strangest places, and has been labelled anywhere from miraculous to straight up creepy.

Gaza’s Christmas gatherings canceled by pandemic, some still flourish

There are 1,032 Christians in the Gaza Strip, 130 of whom are Catholic, with the remainder being Orthodox Christians, according to Asaad.

By SANAA ALSWERKY/THE MEDIA LINE
25/12/2020

Christmas greetings from President Trump and the First Lady

Trump and the first lady spoke about the meaning of Christmas, the holiday's history and values, and then paralleled those teachings to a Christmas amid the coronavirus.

Three huge Christmas trees decorate the south square at the Toronto Dominion Centre, Dec. 4, 2020. (

Does loving Christmas make me less Jewish?

It is a question I have struggled with for years.

By MEGAN SELIGMAN/JTA
25/12/2020
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