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-UN Votes to Make Rachel’s Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs ‘Islamic’ Holy Sites

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

            (Rachel’s Tomb via Wikipedia)                                     (Cave of the Patriarchs via Wikipedia) UNESCO voted on Wednesday to make two traditional Jewish sites as international ‘Islamic’ holy sites instead. The Jewish ‘Western Wall’ was originally also under consideration for this vote. Here’s the story from Charisma News: UNESCO passed a resolution Wednesday declaring two biblical Jewish sites, […]

-Palestinian Muslim Leaders Want Control Over the Jewish Western Wall?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

(Temple Mount/ Western Wall at front center left via Wikipedia) UPDATE: Western Wall was not included in vote, but UN recognizes Rachel’s Tomb and Cave of the Patriarchs as ‘Islamic.’ Last month Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Jews were contaminating Muslim and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem with their “filthy feet.” This week […]

-LDS Church (Mormon) Response to Supreme Court Marriage Decision

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

          (LDS Temple -Salt Lake: Wikipedia) The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has issued an official response to the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. A letter supporting traditional marriage and prohibiting same-sex marriages and celebrations in their churches and on their properties has been sent out to […]

-Utah: A Bad Week for Traditional Marriage

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

        (LDS Temple: Wikipedia) On back to back Fridays federal judges ruled against traditional marriage in Utah. First a federal judge on December 13 declared that state’s criminalization of polygamy was unconstitutional. While state and church authorities were still reeling from that decision, 7 days later (Dec. 20) another Federal judge opened the door for […]

-Poll: Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

                                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Anti-Semitism is on the rise once more in Europe according to a poll taken by the European Union’s Agency for Fundamental Rights. Three-quarters of the 5,847 Jews who participated in the survey claimed that anti-Semitism was definitely on the rise in the country where they lived and close to one-third have […]

-Study: American Jews Leaving Their Religion?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

When Christians turn way from their religion and join the growing ranks of agnostics and atheists in America they no longer are considered Christian. But what happens to the increasing number of American Jews that turn their backs on their traditional religion? Judaism is more than just a religion, it is also a genealogical family […]