'We enshrined in law the basic principle of our existence,' said Netanyahu. 'Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people, which respects the individual rights of all its citizens. This is our state -- the Jewish state. In recent years there have been some who have attempted to put this in doubt, to undercut the core of our being. Today we made it law: This is our nation, language and flag.'
Charitable giving in the US has surged to a record high, shattering the $400 billion benchmark for the first time.
Kim Hak Song, an American pastor released last month from North Korea after spending a year in prison, recently spoke about his detention under one of the most brutal regimes on the planet and explained how he was able to share God's Word despite the circumstances.
Iran and Saudi Arabia were among the Middle Eastern countries whose records on religious freedom were severely criticized on Tuesday, with the publication of the US State Department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2017.