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.
(The Conversation) — Armed men in uniform closing down synagogues spurs collective memories of Tsarist Russia and later in western Europe.
(RNS) — The survey, conducted in January before the coronavirus outbreak, found that nearly two-thirds of Jews (63%) reported that they feel less safe than they did a decade ago.
(RNS) — In this time of growing polarization and identity politics, Whitney Tilson has stood his ground defending the work of the evangelical disaster relief organization, even as it has cost him some friendships.
(RNS) — A lesson from Rebbe Menachem Schneerson, drawn from the enigmatic Talmud, is tailor-made for this moment.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Researchers at Tel Aviv University said the hateful response to the novel coronavirus was the continuation of an ancient form of anti-Semitism that involves blaming Jews when ‘things go wrong.’
(AP) — Officers found a full gas canister that had a Christian religious pamphlet burned out in the nozzle at the entrance of Ruth's House in Longmeadow on April 2.