Has Matisyahu left Judaism?

(RNS) Matisyahu, the improbable but undeniable reggae star, announced on Twitter on Tuesday (Dec. 13) that he is shaving the beard that has long marked him as a Hasidic Jew. ...

Judaism drawing more black Americans

Anecdotal evidence suggests that, in the past 15 years, increasing numbers of black Americans are exploring Judaism, said Gary Tobin, president of the Institute for Jewish & Community Research in ...

Conservative Judaism’s New Leader?

'Plucky' Jewish leader insists on a brighter future RNS' Ansley Roan profiles Arnold Eisen, who's "poised to become a leader in what was once the country's largest Jewish movement, Conservative ...