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A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

04/18/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire during a visit with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on July 18, 2013. (Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images)

Amar’e Stoudemire Not Ruling Out Move To Jerusalem When Contract Expires

Amar’e Stoudemire has said he’d like to finish his career with the Knicks. But there’s a very real possibility he could bolt to join a team that he co-owns in Israel.

04/15/2014

A group of high school students in New Jersey went to Israel on March 18, 2014, to run in the Jerusalem Half Marathon for charity. (Photo: CBS 2)

N.J. High School Students To Run In Jerusalem Half Marathon For Charity

A group of Garden State high school students were on their way overseas Tuesday to run in a very special race.

03/18/2014

JERUSALEM, -:  (FILES) -- File pictured taken 04 January 2006. (Credit:AFP PHOTO/POOL/ELIANA APONTE )

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Dies At 85

Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85.

01/11/2014

Jewish mourners carry the body as others observe the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jewish community and the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, on October 7, 2013 in Jerusalem. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

700,000 Attend Jerusalem Funeral For Influential Rabbi Chacham Ovadia Yosef

The Democratic nominee for New York City mayor also sent his condolences over the loss of Rabbi Yosef. Bill de Blasio praised the influential rabbi, saying “his wisdom, charity and sensitivity were legendary.”

10/07/2013

Israeli President Shimon Peres hosts  Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks at the presidential residency in Jerusalem on July 18, 2013.  (Photo by GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli President Invites Amar’e Stoudemire To Join National Team

The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire to play for the country’s national basketball team because of his ties to Judaism.

07/18/2013

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suicide Bombing Victim Wants Iranian President’s Suite During UN General Assembly

The victim of what a court said was Iranian terrorism wants that country’s leader to pay up, at least in part.

09/14/2012

Smoke billows from the burning German embassy in Khartoum as a policeman stands next to a man preparing to extinguish the fire that was caused by protesters in Sudan demonstrating against a low-budget film mocking Islam on September 14, 2012. (Photo credit: ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg Saddened, Not Surprised Over Middle East Uproar

Speaking Friday on his weekly WOR radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said reaction from an anti-Islam film is “exactly what you should have expected.”

09/14/2012

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

Gov. Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, children Patrick Christie, 11, and Bridget Christie, 8 look out over Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Israel on Monday, April 2, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie Treated Like Rock Star In Israel, Meets With Netanyahu On First Day Of Trip

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and plans to visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall during his week-long trip.

04/02/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Exclusive: Archbishop Dolan Concludes Holy Land Visit, Sets Sights On St. Peter’s In Rome

New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.

02/01/2012

Hall of Names at Yad Vashem

Exclusive: Archbishop Dolan Visits ‘Hall Of Names’ At Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum In Israel

Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan made an emotional visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust museum, and CBS 2 had the only camera there. It was all part of the New York archbishop’s week-long Holy Land visit.

01/31/2012

65th Annual Tony Awards - After Party

Mark Rylance Wins Tony, Leaves Everyone Confused

Mark Rylance won his second Tony Award. And, for a second time, left people baffled. The British-born actor won the leading actor Tony on Sunday for playing Johnny “Rooster” Byron in Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem.”

06/13/2011

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‘The Book of Mormon’ Wins Big At Tony’s

The profane and hysterical “The Book of Mormon” took an early lead at the Tony Awards, snagging honors Sunday for best book, best direction of a musical, best featured actress and two technical awards.

06/12/2011

War-Horse

‘War Horse’ Wins Best Play Tony Award

A World War I epic from the National Theater of Great Britain, “War Horse” has won the Tony Award for best play.

06/12/2011

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