The Western wall

The Western wall: A direct route to the heart
Israeli poster for the 'Fiddler on the Roof' feature film, starring Chaim Topol. From the National Library of Israel Ephemera Collection

When ‘Fiddler’ star Topol was disgusted by legendary musical

Chaim Topol was originally disgusted by 'Fiddler on the Roof'. Soon after changing his mind, war in Israel took him off the stage...


 TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey recently condemned terrorism against Israel, despite years of support for Hamas terrorists.

Temple Mount violence caused by radical Israelis, Erdogan tells Herzog

The "raids by fanatic groups" at Al-Aqsa in recent days and the violence spreading to Gaza were also upsetting, Erdogan told Herzog.
 Pope Francis attends the 10th World Meeting of Families at the Vatican, June 22, 2022.

Pope, starting Canada trip, says he has 'great desire' to visit Kyiv

No pope has ever visited Moscow, and Francis has repeatedly condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.