(RNS) — The six-hour online Torah-fest may be a harbinger of the kinds of creative changes in Jewish communal life resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Hadar Cohen, Ala’ Khan, Maya Mansour and Jonathan Simcosky were selected to move into the Abrahamic House, a co-living and co-creating space in the Koreatown neighborhood of LA.
PHOENIX (RNS) — Founded by Arizona Jews for Justice, The Mask Project aids the state's Latino and Native American communities, which have been hit particularly hard by both the novel coronavirus and the economic fallout.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An evangelical broadcaster in Israel now risks being taken off the air over suspicions of trying to convert Jews to Christianity, exposing tensions between Israel and its evangelical Christian supporters.
(RNS) — As the Holocaust begins to recede from memory, an incontrovertible fact shines like a beacon from the deepest darkness of the 20th century as we face this overwhelming pandemic that will define the 21st. Each human life is priceless.
(RNS) — The staff reductions by the Union for Reform Judaism, and the movement's overall financial situation, some experts say, are indicative of a broader pattern in American Judaism.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades.
(RNS) — ‘I consider my music sacred,’ the performer of songs like ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally’ once told an interviewer.
RNS — ‘The idea that we would do anything to hurt someone else’s life is horrifying to us as Jews, and antithetical to all of the teachings of our faith,’ said Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council in St. Louis, Missouri.
(RNS) — More than any other institution, camps provide the glue for future Jewish commitments.
(RNS) — In its 69th year, the observance — often predominated by evangelical Christians gathering in public places — will feature interfaith and even international voices on computer screens and cellphones.
(RNS) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the scroll has taken on a starring role on Zoom.
(RNS) — The mayor's angry tweet raises the question of whether there actually is a Jewish community.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his tweets criticizing a large Jewish funeral.
(RNS) — Jew-haters with guns are no longer the greatest threat to Jews. The new enemy is invisible.