religion

Ramy Hassan (played by Ramy Youssef) and Zainab (played by MaameYaa Boafo) in a scene from the secon
Hulu’s hit show ‘Ramy’ is a perfect lens into modern religious life

The rhythms of religiously observant life are misunderstood, even to those inside of it.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
13/06/2020
Otherworldly matters - how beliefs in the afterlife evolved

'Heaven and Hell' traces the evolving concepts of heaven and hell from their inchoate stirrings in the Hebrew Bible to their apotheosis in Christian theology.

By TIBOR KRAUSZ
18/06/2020
Dismissal pending for head of Jerusalem Religious Council

Yishai was flown out to foreign destinations at the expense of a company which provided services to the Jerusalem Religious Council, raising concerns of the improper award of council contracts.

Joshua's Altar at Mt. Ebal
‘Joshua’s altar site may be outside of Israel’s borders’ - settler leader

Sources involved in mapping efforts says final boundaries yet to be determined

Massachusetts mayor refuses to open houses of worship, despite orders

The city's religious population hasn't taken the news lightly.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/05/2020
France allows faith gatherings, but worshippers must wear masks

The ministry said late on Friday that it would issue a decree setting out the new rules for religious gatherings.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
Trump vows to 'override' states should they refuse to reopen churches

“Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics essential but left out churches and houses of worship. It is not right,” he said.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
23/05/2020
A CAPTURED Taliban insurgent is presented to the media after he was detained with car explosive devi
Antisemitism and religious groups: The blame game

If terrorism were a tree, antisemitism would be its biggest branch.

By MOHAMMAD TAWHIDI
21/05/2020
Two paramedics, a Jew wearing a prayer shawl and a Muslim using a prayer mat, pray beside each other
Coronavirus crisis turned Israelis, Palestinians to faith in God

Some 34% of Jews and 49% of Palestinians said their faith increased as a result of coronavirus.

MK Elazar Stern
Stern: Blue and White ‘totally betrayed’ promises on religion and state

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz made these issues a central part of his maiden political speech before the April 2019 election, and repeated his promise on the Western Wall at the AIPAC conference

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