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Jewish groups ask Donlad Trump to apologise for invoking Nazis

US President-elect Donald Trump is under fire from Jewish groups who sought an apology from him for his remark comparing reports about him to Nazi-era propaganda, saying his statement was erroneous, offensive and denigrating to Holocaust survivors.

Hindus, Muslims least educated religious groups in world, Jews world's best educated: Survey

Hindus, Muslims least educated religious groups in world, Jews world's best educated: Survey

The vast majority of the world's Hindus live in India (94%) or in the bordering countries of Nepal (2.3%) and Bangladesh (1.2%).

Pope Francis to pay `silent` visit to Auschwitz

Pope Francis was set to meet Holocaust survivors at the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland on Friday, as well as people who risked their lives to save Jews from the Nazis.

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli guard in West Bank, shot dead: police

A Palestinian woman attempted to stab an Israeli guard at a flashpoint West Bank shrine and was shot dead.
 

Watch – Burkha-clad Pakistani woman calls Polio vaccine poisonous, says its a conspiracy to destroy Muslims

Watch – Burkha-clad Pakistani woman calls Polio vaccine poisonous, says its a conspiracy to destroy Muslims

At a time when the world is highly concerned about eradicating Polio from the planet completely, a Pakistani woman believes it is a conspiracy by Jewish and Christian communities against Muslims.

Police arrest 15 rightwing Israelis in Jerusalem

Jews are allowed to visit the site but not to pray there, and incidents occur regularly when Jews try to ignore the rule and Muslims intervene to stop them.

Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Sharing a controversial viewpoint on a religion, President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham on Wednesday made some remarks against Islam, triggering a debate on Twitter.

Indian Jews approach government for minority status

The Indian Jewish community has reiterated its demand for recognition as a minority community in the country. The community has moved an application with the union minority affairs ministry to this effect, official sources said.

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday opened a major exhibition featuring works by Jewish concentration camp prisoners, as she pledged to combat a feared rise in anti-Semitism in Germany linked to a record influx of refugees.

Islamic State says Cairo attack was response to leader's call to target Jews

Islamic State says Cairo attack was response to leader's call to target Jews

The Islamic State group said in a statement released on the Internet that light arms were used in the attack, which took place on Thursday outside a Cairo hotel.

Sikh Americans lead efforts to counter attacks on minorities

Washington: With hate crimes against Muslims and Sikhs rising in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and California, 15 diverse civil rights and faith-based organisations, led by the National Sikh Campaign (NSC), have joined up to address hateful rhetoric against religious minorities.

Catholics should not try to convert Jews, says Vatican

It was the latest move on a host of issues, such as gay rights and re-marriage, that the Vatican or Pope Francis have made.

Islamic State child soldiers kill captives in gruesome video

Six of the boys are chosen by their instructor to "send a message" to IS`s opponents by executing security forces held by the group.

Israel extends military exemption for ultra-Orthodox Jews

The 2014 law was seen by many Israelis as amending the historic injustice of an exemption handed to the ultra- Orthodox in 1948, when Israel was created.

Israel court delays razing settler synagogue fearing reprisals

Israel's High Court on Wednesday said it agreed to briefly postpone demolition of a settler synagogue and seminary built on Palestinian land, after police requested a delay on security grounds.

Attacks on Israelis near Hebron after Palestinian killed

One Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers at a military checkpoint near Beit Einun village north of Hebron and was shot dead by troops.

American killed in Palestinian attack was peace activist

An American educator who marched for civil rights in the 1960s and advocated coexistence between Muslims and Jews when he moved to Israel has died after succumbing to wounds sustained in a Palestinian attack on a bus in Jerusalem two weeks ago.

Israel arrests more than 1,000 Palestinians this month

Those who were arrested were young men and women, the Ramallah-based aid group said.

Thousands of Israelis rally for peace talks with Palestinians

The demonstrators chanted "Jews and Arabs don't want to hate each other".

'Ex-Grand Mufti of Jerusalem asked Hitler to exterminate Jews'

 Amid ranging Israel-Palestine tensions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has triggered a controversy by accusing the former Grand Mufti of Jerusalem of giving Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews - a claim rejected by historians as "factually incorrect".