Last article of section "Judaism"
On Wednesday afternoon Pope Francis received in the Vatican leaders of the World Jewish Congress. Given the observance of the Jewish New Year in a few days time, he wished them in Hebrew “Shana tova umetuka (Happy and Sweet New Year).” “We gave the Pope a honey leicaj (cake), just as the Jewish tradition establis...read more
Articles from section "Judaism"
Pope Francis on Wednesday afternoon met with a delegation of 40 world Jewish leaders at the Casa Santa Marta in honor of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Among those attending the event …read more
Two nuns and three priests were honored last week with the recognition Righteous Among the Nations, a medal granted by Yad Vashem to non-Jews who put themselves at risk to save Jews from the …read more
President Shimon Peres welcomes Pope Francis to Israel State Welcome Reception for Pope Francis May 25, 2014 On behalf of the Jewish people and in the name of all the people of Israel, I …read more