Poland's largest bookstore chain suspends sale of book by priest accused of anti-Semitism

[ad_1] WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland's largest bookstore chain stopped selling a book written by a former priest accused of anti-Semitism after clients threatened a boycott over the weekend. Empik, a network of bookstores in Poland, started selling "My Fight for the Truth" by Jacek Miedlar on Saturday. The title of the book in Polish … Read more

Bennett, Shaked to resign, dragging Israel to early elections

[ad_1] Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked are due to resign on Monday morning, overthrowing the government and leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with no choice but to call early elections. After Yisrael Beytenu's leader, Avigdor Lieberman, announced his resignation from the government, Bayit Yehudi demanded the Bennett party's defense portfolio and … Read more

"The churches must stop collecting tithes, it is an Old Testament practice"

[ad_1] Churches must stop collecting tithes, for they are Old Testament practices specifically prescribed by God to the Israelites, said the Prophet Wonderful Prince. Last week, the Wonderful Prophet told The Sunday Mail Religion that the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ ended the "old ways," such as tithing. The Wonderful Prophet said he did … Read more

UPDATE 1 – Israeli cabinet approves Amir Yaron as head of central bank

[ad_1] (Add start date, background) JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Amir Yaron, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, looks set to be the next governor of Israel's central bank after the Israeli cabinet approved his nomination on Sunday. The final decision comes from Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, who is expected to back the Israeli-backed … Read more

»Israeli soldiers wound Palestinian and international journalists near Jerusalem – IMEMC News

[ad_1] November 18 2h08 Israeli soldiers resorted to excessive use of force on Saturday against dozens of Palestinian and international journalists during a non-violent procession near the Qalqilia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Soldiers used excessive force against journalists and dozens of residents while conducting a non-violent procession demanding an end to Israeli violations … Read more

Students from Texas will soon learn that slavery played a central role in the civil war: NPR

[ad_1] Abraham Lincoln is shown in Richmond, Virginia, being applauded by ex-slaves in 1865. Culture Club / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Culture Club / Getty Images Abraham Lincoln is shown in Richmond, Virginia, being applauded by ex-slaves in 1865. Culture Club / Getty Images The Texas Board of Education voted on Friday to … Read more

Israeli hardliners minister offers PM ultimatum

[ad_1] Naftali Bennett threatens to overthrow coalition government party if he has no defense portfolio Abdel Raouf Arnaout JERUSALEM Israel's education minister, Naftali Bennett, has threatened to withdraw his party from the ruling Jewish state if he does not receive a defense bill after Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned. "If Bennett is not appointed … Read more