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...Festival of Lights," celebrates a small band of ancient Hebrews who, after defeating the Syrian-Greek army and liberating Jerusalem, re-dedicated the Holy Temple - of which the Western Wall still stands - by lighting one day's worth of oil that miraculously...
Take the time to care love our neighbor and someone asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?" Jesus goes on to tell a story of a man traveling to Jerusalem who fell among thieves and was robbed, beaten and left for dead. Different individuals come along, see him lying alongside...
Burns named to national Catholic service board

...earthquake five years ago and salvaged a hospital. CRS engages in peacebuilding in places like the Central African Republic, Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank, and in Central America is advocating for support for unaccompanied children fleeing their home...
Today in history

...with saving about 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust, died in Frankfurt, West Germany. (At his request, he was buried in Jerusalem.)In 1985, the hijackers of the Achille Lauro (ah-KEE'-leh LOW'-roh) cruise liner surrendered two days after...
Israel approves nearly 1,200 more settlement homes

JERUSALEM - Israel approved building nearly 1...Palestinians are to launch talks on Wednesday in Jerusalem, following a preparatory round two weeks...include the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, territories Israel captured in the...
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Terrorism lawsuit clouds Chinese official's Israel visit

JERUSALEM - China's foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Wednesday, reflecting the burgeoning trade ties between the two countries...
Alaskan ice wall in Jerusalem Israel, is building a new wall in Jerusalem's walled Old City. But this wall...Desert and the Dead Sea, but decided on Jerusalem, where a year-long exhibit at the...Museum - ``Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem 2000,'' featuring thousands of pieces...
Palin visits Israel

JERUSALEM - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin visited a Jewish holy site in Jerusalem soon after arriving in Israel Sunday on a trip...said in a statement. Palin toured holy sites in Jerusalem's Old City Sunday evening as Israelis celebrated...
Why Israel will persevere

An American friend visiting Jerusalem last week shared with me his concerns about the future...medal he had received after running in the first Jerusalem Marathon. He was born in Jerusalem and the marathon happened to pass through the important...
Israeli-Egyptian swap highlights brittle ties

JERUSALEM - Israel said Thursday that it agreed to trade Egyptian prisoners metal gate at the border.At a news conference late Thursday in Jerusalem, Grapel said Egyptian authorities "made sure that I was fed well, respected...
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