(JTA) — In many other cities, historic Jewish communities have moved to other neighborhoods or to the suburbs, but Squirrel Hill and its immediate environs have remained the home of Pittsburgh’s Jews.
(RNS) — The hiring of Rena Opert may be a symbolic gesture for a museum that says it is committed to presenting an inclusive view of the Bible.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The issue nearly derailed a City Council meeting Tuesday (May 1) and resulted in the resignation of a city official who organized a disastrous 'unity rally' that featured a speaker who called all Jews 'termites.'
BOLOGNA, Italy (RNS) The film is certain to cast fresh light on this real-life drama about a 6-year-old forced from his family and raised as a Catholic with the blessing of Pope Pius IX. The child grew up to become a priest.
ROME (RNS) At an official ceremony to be held Thursday (Jan. 12), the Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo will transfer to the Jewish community a chapel, the Oratory of Santa Maria al Sabato.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Through old photographs, videos and documents, the English-language displays recount the life of John Paul II from his early years in Wadowice, a city in southern Poland, where he grew up in an apartment owned by a Jewish family.
PARIS (RNS) The election of Rabbi Haim Korsia comes during a deeply troubled time for France's Jewish community, the largest in Europe.