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Md. Police Look Into Alleged Anti-Semitic Incident

Baltimore County Police are investigating a report of an anti-Semitic incident.

09/26/2014

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: 72 Percent of U.S. Says Religion Losing Influence on American Life

Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of the American public says religion is influence in the U.S. as a divide between the religiously affiliated and those without religion continue to widen.

09/22/2014

A corn cob lays on the ground following a harvest. (Photo Credit: Volker Hartmann/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Festival Axed Over Jewish Holy Day Conflict

Montgomery County’s newly minted parks director has canceled a 24-year-old festival because it coincides with the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, angering some fans of the annual event.

09/05/2014

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D.C. Bus Ads Featuring Hitler Call For End To U.S. Aid To Islamic Countries

An advertisement that will be plastered on the sides of 20 D.C. Metrobuses for the next month feature German dictator Adolf Hitler and call for an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries.

05/22/2014

Pro-Russia activists guard a barricade outside the police regional building seized by the separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 17, 2014. (credit: GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Jews In Eastern Ukraine Province Receive Leaflet Telling Them To ‘Register’ Their Religion, Property

The Jewish community in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine were reportedly told to “register” their property with the interim pro-Russian government or face deportation.

04/17/2014

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WWII Film Event Includes Used Limbs For Filipinos

A video production company is promoting its World War II documentary, “Rescue in the Philippines,” with a Capitol Hill screening that includes a donation of used prosthetic limbs to the typhoon-battered nation.

11/12/2013

Israeli researchers warned Sunday of a sudden upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks, topped by a deadly school shooting in France, noting a link to the rise of extremist parties in Europe. (Photo credit  FARJANA K. GODHULY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Surged Worldwide In 2012

Israeli researchers warned Sunday of a sudden upsurge in anti-Semitic attacks, topped by a deadly school shooting in France, noting a link to the rise of extremist parties in Europe.

04/08/2013

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Obama: Easter, Passover A Time To Pray, Reflect

President Barack Obama is wishing a joyful Easter to those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

03/30/2013

Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi poses prior a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister in Cairo on Jan. 10, 2013. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Morsi Called Jews ‘Descendants Of Apes And Pigs’ In 2010 Speech

U.S. Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he has expressed strong disapproval to Egypt’s Islamist president about his past comments about Jews. Despite an uproar in Washington over the remarks, he said he and other congressmen will press for more aid to Egypt’s ailing economy.

01/16/2013

A mass majority of the world's population associates themselves with a religion, but a growing worldwide group is the "religiously unaffiliated." (Photo by Andrew Cowie - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: ‘No Affiliation’ Is Third-Largest Religious Group Worldwide

A growing trend emerged from a comprehensive 2010 study of worldwide religions: roughly one-in-six (1.1 billion, 16 percent) of the world’s population claims no religious affiliation.

12/18/2012

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