Michele Chabin writes for Religion News Service and USA Today.
Stuart Levy, a nurse at a Jerusalem hospital, updates his ward’s work schedule several times a week with staffers’ vacations, birthdays, and more religious holidays than many people know exist.
Orthodox Jewish lawmakers have vowed to pass a law nullifying an Israeli Supreme Court decision recognizing all Orthodox conversions—not only those performed by the state-sponsored Chief Rabbinate—as legally valid.
Nanotechnology has been revolutionizing science, medicine, and industry for decades, but it took until now for someone to turn it into a religious fashion statement.
Ami Bentov, an Israeli entrepreneur, came up with the idea of mass-producing silicon chips containing the entire Bible and selling them as pieces of religious jewelry.
Israeli archaeologists have discovered fragments of “remarkably preserved” 3,000-year-old fabrics, leather, and seeds dating to the era of the biblical kings David and Solomon.
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