(RNS) We need more Jews in Hollywood to stand up for Judaism and Jewish causes.
Michael Douglas stood up against anti-Semitism. Time for other Jewish entertainment figures to do the same.
(RNS) Right before his death, Tom Schweich called reporters saying he was going to go public with allegations that Missouri GOP Chairman John Hancock had been telling people Schweich was Jewish.
(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
Cold, short February was jam-packed with some mega atrocities on the religious freedom front. Count your lucky stars it's March, and hope for a better month ahead.
(RNS) Once upon a time, there were red lines between criticism of Israel's policies, denial of Israel's right to exist, and full-blown anti-Semitism. Those lines have increasingly blurred, and in some cases, they have disappeared.
Anti-Semitism on campus is now politically-correct -- even chic. We are now in the midst of a war for the heart, mind, and soul of the American university. It is time for universities themselves to speak out against this.
(RNS) More than half of American Jewish college students said they had experienced anti-Semitism over a six-month period.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) The Jewish Agency said 12 Danish Jews migrated to Israel in 2014. In contrast, more than 7,000 French Jews made Aliyah, or emigrated to Israel.
TEL AVIV (RNS) On Tuesday (Jan. 26) — Holocaust Remembrance Day — Renee Ganz will return to Auschwitz-Birkenau the for the first time, along with nearly 100 other Auschwitz survivors from 19 countries.
(RNS) When a Fox News "expert" claimed non-Muslims are not welcome in some European cities, Britain's prime minister "thought it must be April Fools' Day." But the Louisiana governor's planned speech repeats the charge.
CANTERBURY (RNS) Rising anti-Semitism in Britain and Europe has made Jews afraid.
(RNS) Many of those in the Paris marches would rather be a “Charlie” than a “Juif.”
Anyone implying that you cannot truly support free expression unless you enthusiastically support Charlie Hebdo’s cartoons sets up a false dichotomy. Taking issue with these cartoons doesn’t make you an apologist for extremism—and suggesting otherwise isn’t just wrong, it’s harmful.
(RNS) Bess Myerson: old news, right? Wrong.