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LWML convention offers family-friendly events

The 75th Anniversary Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League — June 22-25 in Albuquerque, N.M. — offers events and programs for all family members.

LCMS congregation reaches out to vandalized Jewish cemetery

All Nations Church in University City, Mo., raises $3,348 to help with repairs and increased security at the St. Louis cemetery.

San Bernardino victim had clashed with shooter over Israel

Victim Nicholas Thalasinos was a Messianic Jew who worked with shooter Syed Farook.

Let women light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall, official says


Will women be allowed to take part in the official candle-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem’s Western Wall when Hanukkah begins?

102-year-old finally awarded Ph.D. denied under Nazis

When Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport first submitted her doctoral thesis on diphtheria in 1938, she was barred from completing her oral defense because she is Jewish.

Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

At least four worshipers, three of them U.S.-born, were killed in an attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue.

State Department: Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions

The State Department’s annual religious freedom report focuses heavily on discrimination, impunity and the displacement of religious minorities.