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Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

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President Donald Trump will visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Judaism's holiest prayer site, the White House said on Monday amid controversy in Israel over reported comments by a U.S. diplomat that the wall...

The Chief Rabbi And The Archbishop: Pushing Beyond Interfaith Clichés

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It was moving to see one of the world’s most important Christian leaders stand at Yad Vashem earlier this month, declaring that anti-Semitism should become so alien that it would be “something that is...

Turkey’s Erdogan accuses Israel of massacring Palestinians

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of “massacres” against the Palestinians and chided the international community for its silence. Erdogan made his comments on Monday at the Al-Quds Forum in Istanbul, a two-day international event...

Ahead of UNESCO vote, Netanyahu says Jews closest to Jerusalem

rime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday harshly criticized a resolution by the UN’s cultural agency that seemingly rejects the Jewish state’s sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem, saying the measure ignores the strength Jewish...

Record numbers of Jews ascend Temple Mount during Passover 2017

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A record number of Jews - approximately 1,600 - visited the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the seven-day Passover holiday this year, breaking last year’s record of 1,015 during the same time, according to...

Hero: Mexico’s UNESCO envoy walked out to protest Islamist resolution on Jerusalem, now may...

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Andrés Roemer Slomianski, Mexico’s newly-arrived ambassador to UNESCO in Paris, is not only a diplomat, political analyst, attorney, economist, think tank founder, and author of 16 books and two award-winning plays. He is also a hero. When...

Israel suspending ties with UNESCO following vote that denies Jewish connection to Jerusalem

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Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Israel would suspend its cooperation with UNESCO because of the U.N. agency’s decision to ignore Jewish ties to holy sites in Jerusalem. Bennett’s statement on Friday followed passionate condemnations...