This 140-square-mile stretch of land located along the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Israel, has endured decades of protest, military operations and violence.
Stanislawa Leszczyńska was instructed to murder babies, but refused. She is a candidate for sainthood in the Catholic church.
The U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital—despite a dueling claim from Palestine.
As families gather to celebrate Hanukkah, check out eight things you should know about the eight-day Festival of Lights.
Take a look at the stories behind the bitter herb, the egg and other common Passover foods.
A newly translated ancient Hebrew text provides clues to what may have happened to the Ark of the Covenant, along with the other treasures in King Solomon’s Temple.
America’s oldest extant synagogue was dedicated 250 years ago today in Newport, Rhode Island, and later received strong words of support from George Washington.
The plain Passover flatbread known as matzo shows its sweeter side.
Most people have heard of Hanukkah latkes, but did you know that jelly doughnuts are also a traditional holiday treat?