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Michele Chabin

Michele Chabin writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Michele Chabin

Posted by Michele Chabin 4 weeks 3 days ago
At least four worshipers, three of them U.S.-born, were killed in an attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue Nov. 18 by two Palestinians wielding a gun, an ax, and a meat cleaver, police said.The...
Posted by Michele Chabin 11 weeks 2 days ago
A Chicago woman has launched an online petition asking El Al Airlines to allot a section of its planes to ultra-Orthodox Jewish men who do not want to sit next to women....
Posted by Michele Chabin 11 weeks 2 days ago
On Oct. 3, when Israeli Jews sit down for their pre-Yom Kippur meal, prior to the Day of Atonement fast, many will be discussing where to buy their produce during this agricultural sabbatical...
Posted by Michele Chabin 51 weeks 4 days ago
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Two weeks before Christmas, one of the most powerful storms to hit the Middle East in a century dumped several inches of snow on the hills of Bethlehem.In addition to...
Posted by Michele Chabin 1 year 3 weeks ago
Many artistic renderings of biblical figures hang in churches and museums, but no one really knows what they and their contemporaries looked like.Now, an international team of archeologists, forensic...