On April 25th, twenty officials and staff from the Israeli Embassy, including a representative from its Community Relations office, visited ISKCON of Washington D.C.
This is a story about the big questions, among them: “What profit hath man of all his labour wherein he laboureth under the sun? That’s from the beginning book of Ecclesiastes — Kohelet in Hebrew — read in synagogues this Shabbat of Sukkot. a Jayadvaita Swami's book, “Vanity Karma,” looks at Kohelet through the lens of Hindu teachings.
Archaeologists working in Nazareth have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph.
I'm born Jewish. I have identified as a Vaisnava three times longer than as a Jew in my life. I've been to Israel three times; Gaza once.
Pope Francis plunged into Mideast peace-making Sunday, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for a remarkable evening of peace prayers.
On Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) day the beaches were crowded in Haifa, Israel's 3rd largest city. ISKCON devotees led by Indradyumna Swami, adding to the people's joy, came out with a colorful Harinama to sing and dance with them.
The 76-year-old Esti Libeir is one of an estimated 210,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel, of which one quarter are living in poverty, many more of them without the support of family networks.