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The Vatican Recognizes ‘Heroic Virtue’ of Andrey Sheptytsky

Pope Francis endorsed a decree that deems the Ukrainian Archbishop—who sheltered more than one hundred Jews during World War II—as ‘Venerable’

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Peace on Earth

With his intelligent, lyrical climate encyclical, the most ecumenical of pontiffs brings ‘the common good’ to new heights

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Actually, the Vatican Recognized Palestine in 2012—Not Today

But some media outlets, beginning with the AP, wrote otherwise

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Pope Will Knight New York Rabbi

Arthur Schneier will enter Order of St. Sylvester, the fifth-highest papal order

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Pope Francis Meets With Turkish Chief Rabbi

Visit to Turkey focused on status of religious minorities in Middle East

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Israel’s Bar-Ilan University Honors Pope Francis

Tel Aviv school’s president offers Award of Distinction at Vatican ceremony

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Pope Francis Marks Anniversary of JCC Bombing

Deadly 1994 attack on Buenos Aires Jewish center killed 85 and injured 300

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World Leaders Condemn Israeli Teens’ Deaths

As thousands in Israel attend the funerals of the three kidnapped teenagers

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Gary Oldman’s Bigotry Blindspot

The actor’s problem is that he sees Gibson and Baldwin as one and the same

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Peres and Abbas’ Vatican Date Set For June 8

Pope Francis hosting prayer session for the Israeli and Palestinian presidents

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Prayer, Not Politics, On The Pope’s Visit to Israel

Though Pope Francis was seen foremost as a world leader during the trip

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Arrests Over Anti-Pope Posters in Jerusalem

Tensions high in advance of Pope Francis’ visit to the Holy Land this weekend

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When Pope Francis Makes His Visit to Israel, This Rabbi Will Be His Guide

Abraham Skorka, an unassuming scientist and rabbi in Buenos Aires, is the pontiff’s friend and interlocutor

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Amid Rising Anti-Semitism in Western Europe, Italian Jews Are Staging a Surprising Revival

A strong communal response to a terrorist attack in the 1980s seeded a new generation of dynamic leaders

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Argentinian Rabbi Skips Parliament for Shabbat

Sergio Bergman, newly elected lawmaker, honors day of rest

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Pope Francis Urges Jewish-Catholic Cooperation

Calls his upcoming visit to Israel a trip of ‘communion, hope, and peace’

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Prawer Plan Halted; Animated Anne Frank Film

Plus Jason Segel is David Foster Wallace, and more in the news

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Anne Frank Sapling Stolen; When Madoff Cried

Plus 58 cases of measles among Hasidic Jews in 2013, and more in the news

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Why Netanyahu Gave Pope Francis His Father’s History of the Spanish Inquisition

It might seem undiplomatic, but it was actually pretty clever.

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Bibi Meets Pope Francis; Dreidel World Series

Plus gunfire exchanged in the Golan Heights, and more in the news

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In Argentina, Catholics Opposed to Pope Francis Challenge His Legacy of Jewish Relations

Last week’s protest at a Buenos Aires Kristallnacht commemoration was a display of denial—and ignorance

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Did U.S. Spy on Israel? Did Mossad Hack France?

Plus an Iranian political prisoner freed by Facebook, and more in the news

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Gaza Tunnel Uncovered; Pope Books Israel Trip

Plus Shimon Peres has a new app, and more in the news

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Pope to Visit Holy Land; Israel Gets 11th Nobel

Plus study finds higher rates of E. coli in kosher chicken, and more in the news

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The Pope’s Rabbi; A Tabernacle For Manhattan

Plus the six states 65 percent of U.S. Jews live in, and more in the news

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Pope Says Anti-Semites Not True Christians

Still, new report reveals anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe

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Sundown: What’s at the Bottom of the Sea of Galilee?

Plus a bipartisan deal on guns checks

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Is a Jesuit Good for the Jews?

The Jesuits’ history with the Jews has been rocky, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the ascent of Francis