(RNS) — In a new political ad touting the Democratic candidate's faith, Jewish pride becomes a political cudgel.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — More than a dozen people gathered Sunday (Oct. 13) in Boyle Heights — a working-class Latino neighborhood on the east side of Los Angeles that was once a thriving Jewish enclave — to observe the biblical holiday of Sukkot. It has been more than 30 years since this tradition was celebrated in this community.
KOCHI, India (RNS) — The last Jew of childbearing age moved to Israel just months ago, leaving behind a small community of about two dozen elderly people beset daily by tourists.
In Canada, Judaism -- and Jews -- are different. We have something to learn.
(RNS) — The group's manifesto said mass migration threatened Jews because Muslims were brought up with anti-Semitic views and the AfD was 'the only party in Germany that tackles the issue of Muslim hatred of Jews and doesn’t make excuses for it.'
Forget about that sign in Senator Booker's hand. There are other signs that Jews should be worried about.
PARIS (RNS) — Times are getting more difficult for members of minority religions across Europe as nationalism, security fears and anti-immigrant movements gain ground.
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.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican's decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying the Polish primate was 'extremely' hostile to Jews and failed to condemn a 1946 pogrom.
(RNS) — Though Roth was an avowed atheist, Judaism was a perennial theme in much of his work.
(AP) — The seminary Rabbi Aaron Panken led is the leading institution for the training of rabbis in the Reform movement, the largest stream of Judaism in the U.S.
(RNS) — Writing together, as an Orthodox rabbi and a Christian minister, we feel deeply for victims of crime, and we take comfort in our American system that demands justice for those who violate the rule of law. But we also affirm these efforts to reform a prison system that invests too little money and too little energy in rehabilitation programs for inmates and for those re-entering society.
OSWIECIM, Poland (RNS) — This year a record 12,000 youths and adults from nearly 50 countries — one third of them non-Jews — took part in the march.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernstein's lifelong effort to find the solution to 'the 20th century crisis of faith' through music is on moving, and sometimes surprising, display at Philadelphia's National Museum of American Jewish History.
VIENNA (RNS) — Change in the Desert Kingdom has helped establish it as a serious player in interfaith dialogue.