(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) — A former speechwriter for Barack Obama, Adam Frankel has written heart-wrenching memoir about confronting the secrets of the past.
(RNS) — The AJC survey found that 31% of Jews avoided wearing symbols or objects identifying them as Jews. Another 25% said they sometimes or frequently avoided certain places, events or situations out of concern for their safety.
(RNS) — Over the past year, American Jews have called for shutting down Immigration and Customs Enforcement camps, addressing white nationalism, protecting abortion rights and scores of other liberal agenda items.
(RNS) — Long a source of revenue for synagogues and a tool to manage the rush of holiday-time visitors, the ticket system is a victim of the times.
(RNS) — A perception that Jews are white keeps many nonwhite Jews from fully participating in Jewish communal life, whether attending worship, joining a Jewish Community Center or attending a Jewish school.
(RNS) — One reason for the dissatisfaction with President Trump may have to do with his appeals to white nationalists.
(RNS) — If in the past, American Jews united behind Israel’s premier regardless of personality or party, Netanyahu has opened up a huge gulf with American Jews, who trend liberal and tend to vote Democratic in U.S. elections.
(RNS) — The success of Jewish overnight camps is well-documented. A new survey attempts to measure whether camps also help shape adult Jewish values and social justice commitments.
(The Conversation) — Israel's increasingly conservative policies on social and religious issues appears to be playing a role.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The gulf between the country's hard-line government and liberal Jewish Americans who oppose its policies is growing.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — While most Israeli Jews recognize the Jewishness of their American counterparts, the majority do not share the Americans' dreams to make Israel a more religiously pluralistic country.
(AP) — As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week.
(RNS) — The departures come at a time of rapid change. The movement continues to struggle with declining numbers and resources. And it is divided over its approach to intermarriage.
(RNS) — To many of the nation’s rabbis, most of whom opposed President Trump in the general election and skew liberal on social issues, the Republican administration’s actions have been deeply disturbing.
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