Despite the papal decree at the roots of the day, many Catholics are quite aware of the pagan roots of their calendar
Israel’s population at the end of 2017 stands at 8.793 million people, 1.9 percent more than a year ago, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on the eve of the civil New Year.
Nostradamus, a 16th-century French author of an allegedly prophetic book, made many predictions that have parallels in Jewish Messianic prophecies but the differences, especially those concerning Nostradamus himself, are most significant.
Many charities find that 30 percent of their total yearly donations come in December, with 10 percent of those arriving in the last 48 hours of the year.
The telephone poll of 1,000 people revealed that 52 percent resolve to improve their relationship with God, second only to health-related commitments.
Hamas has banned any public New Year’s Eve celebrations throughout the Gaza Strip because they offend the “values and religious traditions” of the area.
As the year draws to a close, BIN takes a look back through its archives to find the biggest Israel stories and trends of 2015.
In a new video, word renowned Bible Codes expert Rabbi Mattityahu Glazerson revealed yet another connection between the upcoming year of 2016 and the arrival of the Messiah.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted the traditional state reception for leaders of Israel’s Christian leaders to mark the civil New Year.
In the holy city of Hebron, the new years resolution is all about giving back directly to those who risk their lives continuing a thriving Jewish presence in the city.