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Pope seeks justice 20 years after attack on Argentine Jews

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 03:50

Pope Francis today called for justice to be done in the unsolved bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people and wounded 300 others two decades ago.

East Jerusalem youth was burned alive, Palestinian official quoted as saying

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:38

Initial autopsy findings from the body of an East Jerusalem youth who Palestinians believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews showed that he was burned alive, the Palestinian attorney-general is reported as saying.

Berlin prayer house unites Jews, Christians, Muslims

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 09:41

Christians, Muslims and Jews, all praying under the same roof -- that`s the groundbreaking project of a pastor, a rabbi and an imam in Berlin.

Brussels killings due to `incitement` against Jews, Israel: Netanyahu

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 05:32

Israel`s premier has said that the attack at the Brussels Jewish Museum, which left three dead and one badly wounded, was the result of anti-Jewish and Israeli sentiment in Europe.

Pope prepares for `high-wire act` in Middle East

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 15:48

Pope Francis will be treading on sensitive ground on an upcoming trip to the Middle East that is intended to promote inter-faith dialogue but has already sparked protests from ultra-orthodox Jews and radical Islamists.

Israel denies sovereignty deal with Vatican on holy site

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:04

Israel said it had "no intention" of giving the Vatican sovereignty over a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem, following protests by ultra-Orthodox Jews ahead of Pope Francis`s visit this month.

Benjamin Netanyahu wants to define Israel as Jewish state in law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:18

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would seek a new law declaring Israel a Jewish state, striking back against a Palestinian refusal to recognise that status in now-collapsed peace talks.

Two minutes silence as Israel remembers Holocaust

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 15:57

Traffic across Israel ground to a halt for two minutes and pedestrians stood still as the nation paused on Monday to remember the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust.

Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 00:09

Hungary`s annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust drew a record 25,000 people on Sunday as part of events marking 70 years since the start of mass deportations of Hungarian Jews in World War II.

Order for Jews in east Ukraine to register just `provocation`: Rabbi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:34

Pamphlets ordering Jews in east Ukraine`s main city to register sparked a fierce storm of indignation on Thursday.

Israel police arrest goat-sacrificing Jews

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:30

Israeli police arrested five Jews suspected of trying to sacrifice a goat at Jerusalem`s highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem Monday as the Jewish Passover holiday begins, a spokeswoman said.

Israel allows settlers back into contested West Bank home

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:12

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon on Sunday approved the return of Jewish settlers to a contested house in the West Bank city of Hebron, his office said.