Welcome to the new Jewish denomination: Jews by surprise.
LUCKAU, Germany (AP) — With the number of survivors dwindling and schoolchildren today at least three generations removed from the Nazis, young Jews are being tapped to put a modern take on an old message.
BOSTON (AP) — 'For these Jews are not Jews, but devils incarnate who curse our Lord,' Luther wrote.
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.
(RNS) — Roth was a literary archaeologist who dug deep into his imagination and memory to re-create the American Jewish milieu of his youth.
(RNS) — It was a shameful thing for evangelical pastors to be celebrating the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem while the Israeli army was killing dozens of Palestinian protesters.
(RNS) — Twice as many Americans now favor same-sex marriage as oppose it, by 61 percent to 30 percent.
KRAKOW, Poland (RNS) — Swirling around Thursday's annual march are questions about Poles' willingness to grapple with some of their forebears' participation in the Holocaust.
(RNS) — I judge every Passion play by asking if it tells a story that is totally free of anti-Jewish images, costumes and teachings.
(RNS) — 'I work hard everyday to combat racism and prejudices of all kinds. I want to apologize to the Jewish Community and anyone I have offended,' the councilman said.
(RNS) — No one knows how history will ultimately treat Billy Graham. But I am certain we shall never see his like again.
(USA Today) — The legislation being debated by Iceland's Parliament would impose a six-year jail term on anyone who 'removes part or all of (a child's) sexual organs' for nonmedical reasons.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The bill has already sparked a diplomatic dispute with Israel and drawn calls from the United States for a reconsideration.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — 'My father didn’t serve and neither did my nearly 100 cousins, not that I hold it against them,' said one ultra-Orthodox soldier.
(RNS) — If the Mormons baptize my dead grandparents, I will go totally postal.