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Pope meets Israeli religious leaders

Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday urged the leaders of religious communities in Israel whom he received at the Vatican to “educate” their followers to a “deeper understanding” of members of different religions, stating that the relationship with God must be “a force for peace” Israel’s Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Archbishop Fouad […]

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Jews Marry Spouses Closer to Their Age

The Central Bureau of Statistics released some numbers pertaining to marriage in Israel in honor of Tu B’Av, the holiday considered by Torah sages as one of two happiest days of the year, the other being Yom Kippur. The average age gap between husband and wife in first marriages was 2.3 years among Jews. The […]

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