Israel

What is the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage?

This post was originally published on this site(The Conversation) — The pilgrimage is by far the largest Jewish pilgrimage in modern times. The post What is the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage? appeared first on Religion News Service.

Jordan’s King Abdullah, custodian of holy sites, meets US Christian leaders

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) — Reconfirming the status quo in Jerusalem will require some hard diplomacy and a lot of goodwill. The post Jordan’s King Abdullah, custodian of holy sites, meets US Christian leaders appeared first on Religion News Service.

ADL chief’s attack on left-leaning organizations criticized as dangerous

This post was originally published on this site(RNS) — The speech by ADL chief Jonathan Greenblatt signaled a new, more combative focus on what he called anti-Zionist extremists. The post ADL chief’s attack on left-leaning organizations criticized as dangerous appeared first on Religion News Service.