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Scott Disick has been blessed by a rabbi

Scott Disick has been blessed by a rabbi

Reality TV star Scott Disick, who is currently on a trip to Israel, shared an image on Instagram of himself being blessed by a rabbi.

Mahmud Abbas rejects charges of 'blood libel' against Jews

"Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic faiths. We stand strongly against any attack on any religion," says Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Slovak MPs in Holocaust star protest against `fascist` far-right party

Two Slovak MPs on Wednesday donned yellow stars symbolising the Holocaust in protest at the "dangerous" parliamentary debut of a far-right party they condemn as "fascist".

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City for two days

Israeli police announced on Sunday that Palestinians will be banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for two days after twin attacks on Israelis that also left the perpetrators dead.

Jewish woman who helped Kurds fight ISIS returns to Israel

Jewish woman who helped Kurds fight ISIS returns to Israel

A Canadian-Israeli who was the first foreign woman to help Syria`s Kurds fight Islamic State has left the front lines and returned to Israel, citing the spread of Iranian influence in the war zones among her reasons.

Israel arrests Jewish suspects over `miracle` church arson

Israeli police said Sunday they have arrested several Jewish suspects over an arson attack last month at a shrine where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fishes.

Israel `does not commit war crimes`, PM says after Gaza report

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday Israel "does not commit war crimes" after a UN report said both sides may have carried out such acts in last summer`s Gaza conflict.

French Islamic group on trial after Jewish "target" list found

Fourteen members of a banned Islamic group went on trial in Paris on Monday facing terrorism charges after a list of Jewish stores marked "targets" was allegedly found in files belonging to its leader.

Narendra Modi to become first Indian PM to visit Israel

Narendra Modi to become first Indian PM to visit Israel

Narendra Modi will be travelling to Israel, the first by an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish country with which bilateral defence cooperation is on an upswing.

UK Jewish group causes furore with women drivers ban

Schools run by an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in London could face an investigation after leaders of the group warned in a letter that women members were banned from driving their children to the premises.

'40 per cent rise in new West Bank settlement homes in 2014'

The number of new homes under construction in Jewish settlements on the Israel-occupied West Bank rose last year by 40 per cent, the Peace Now anti- settlements group said on Monday.

Hundreds of tombs defaced in French Jewish cemetery: Minister

France`s interior minister said Sunday several hundred tombs have been defaced at a Jewish cemetery in east of the country, in what he called "a despicable act".

Man killed in Copenhagen synagogue shooting was Jewish: faith group

A man gunned down outside a Copenhagen synagogue early Sunday in one of three lethal shootings in the Danish capital was Jewish, a Jewish community group said on Sunday.

Hamas backs Qatar minister`s `courage` in Israel spat

A Qatar-based senior Hamas leader on Monday praised the Gulf state`s "courageous" foreign minister, Khalid al-Attiyah, after an apparent spat with Israel`s intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz at a German security conference.

'Aberrations' don't alter India's history of religious tolerance: Govt on Obama remark

'Aberrations' don't alter India's history of religious tolerance: Govt on Obama remark

Reacting cautiously to US President Barack Obama's concern about religious "intolerance" in India, government on Friday said any "aberrations" do not alter India's history of tolerance.

Attempts to rewrite history `unacceptable`: Putin at Russia`s Auschwitz ceremony

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday slammed what he called attempts to rewrite history as he presided over a politically sensitive ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops.

Europe`s Jewish leader fears `exodus` over rising extremism

Europe is facing a new Jewish exodus in the face of rising anti-Semitism and extremism, the head of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) said Monday.

France to protect Jewish schools, synagogues with army `if necessary`: Jewish leader

Jewish schools and synagogues will be protected "if necessary" by the French army, a leading figure in the country`s Jewish community said after meeting with President Francois Hollande on Sunday. 

France is home to Europe's biggest Jewish and Muslim communities

France, where police ended two hostage dramas on Friday killing Islamist brothers wanted for the Charlie Hebdo massacre and a third suspected extremist who attacked a Jewish supermarket, has the biggest Jewish and Muslim populations in Europe.

Pope, world religious leaders, pledge to fight modern slavery

Pope Francis and Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian leaders pledged on Tuesday to use their religions to help stamp out modern slavery and human trafficking by 2020.