(RNS) — Larry David’s opening SNL monologue was not only tasteless and unfunny. It was dangerous.
MOUNT GERIZIM (RNS) — Every Samaritan has both a Hebrew name and an Arabic name, and Samaritans are fluent in both languages — but not fully accepted by either Muslims or Jews, community members say.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews are supposed to abstain from food and drink on the most holy day of the Jewish year. So why is this rabbi holding services in a bar?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups.
(USA Today) — While the claimants say their beliefs were violated, the restaurants say the bacon placement was not intentional.
(RNS) — For Laurie Zoloth, every word and deed, from academia to social action to raising chickens in her backyard, is seen through the prism of Deuteronomy 16:18-20 — 'Justice, justice shall you pursue.'
(RNS) — Calls from Jewish critics to Jewish supporters of Trump to renounce the president have created rifts within families and the larger community.
(RNS) — 'Nazism shouldn’t be a casual catch-all term to describe the bad guys,' writes Holly Lebowitz Rossi.
(AP) — In the image, students are seen playing beer pong with cups in the shapes of a swastika and a Star of David.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White supremacists carrying semi-automatic rifles were streaming past the synagogue, taunting congregants with phony Brooklyn accents and mocking Yiddish expressions.
(RNS) — On Monday, a solar eclipse will darken skies across the United States, crossing from coast to coast for the first time since 1918. Some people of faith see it as a sign warning of God's judgment on America; others, as cause to wonder at the glory of God in creation.
(The Conversation) Psalm 137, remembered on Tisha B'av, has long served as an uplifting historical analogy for a variety of oppressed and subjugated groups, including African-Americans.
(RNS) — Speaking at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel on Monday, the vice president also said the Trump administration would keep its promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Jewish and other human rights groups are lobbying Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to fill the job, created by Congress in 2004.
(Reuters) The organizations Thompson threatened included a Jewish museum in New York and the Anti-Defamation League, according to a criminal complaint in Manhattan federal court.