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Is the hijab worn mainly to avoid arousal, or simply out of respect?

There is certainly an injunction to modesty, which doesn’t stretch to recommendations of couture.

25 Feb 2019 12:13 AM

What is hell? Here's what an expert says

Belief in an afterlife, where virtuous are rewarded with place in heaven and wicked punished in hell, is core teaching of Christianity.

19 Apr 2018 2:46 PM

Spring cleaning for Western Wall's notes to God

Equipped with long sticks, a team of cleaners on Tuesday gouged out written prayers that visitors to Judaism’s Western Wall.

21 Mar 2018 12:43 PM

Indonesian museum removes Nazi-themed exhibit after outrage

In January, a controversial Nazi-themed cafe in the western Javanese city of Bandung closed.

11 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Man arrested for posting video of him training dog to give Nazi salute

The Scottish man denies any wrongdoing.

12 Sep 2017 5:06 PM


The facts & myths about India’s Jewish connection

Baghdadi Jews mostly ran major businesses all over India, under Hindu patronage and under Muslim rule.

12 Jul 2017 2:29 AM

Book review: Betwixt and between identities

The Hindu and Christian neighbours of the Jews are bewildered at this turn of events, and rather suspicious.

09 Jul 2017 2:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: Longing for God

Mahatma Gandhi’s experiments with truth was another path in a similar search for God whom he defined as Truth.

06 Jul 2017 5:46 AM

On Israel visit, Trump becomes first sitting prez to pray at Western Wall

Trump visited the Western Wall in a private capacity and was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders.

23 May 2017 8:18 AM

Texas could ban Jews, gays, Muslims from adopting children

An Austin-based adoption attorney said the bill fails to provide alternatives for prospective parents rebuffed by adoption agencies.

07 May 2017 10:08 AM


Stop selling literature that denies Holocaust: Israel to Amazon

Yad Vashem's director of libraries, Robert Rozett has offered his assistance to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to ‘curb the spread of hatred’.

26 Feb 2017 8:34 PM