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Ken Ritter

Ken Ritter is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Ken Ritter

Harry Reid remembered as a fighter, skilled Senate dealmaker

By Ken Ritter and Laurie Kellman — December 29, 2021
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reid died Tuesday at 82 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

‘Anti-feminist’ vandals in Israel deface images of women

By Laurie Kellman — October 1, 2021
JERUSALEM (AP) — The joyful glint in Peggy Parnass’ eyes is so sharp it can be seen from the walls of Jerusalem’s bustling Old City. Posted across the street at the gateway to City Hall, twin images of the Holocaust survivor and activist gaze out at the ancient warren of holy monuments of Christianity, Judaism […]

Israeli PM: No change to ban on Jewish prayer at mosque

By Laurie Kellman — July 19, 2021
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is not changing the norms at a contested site in Jerusalem to allow Jewish prayer there.
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