(RNS) — In a modern Hasidic story, Melchizedek appears as an Uber driver in Pittsburgh.
(RNS) — Jews' pesky determination to bring an ethical, spiritual vision to the world has made us a target since ancient times.
PITTSBURGH (AP) —Tree of Life leaders now envision a rebuilt space that includes places for worship; memorial, education and social events; classrooms and exhibitions. The mission is to fight anti-Semitism.
It's not about how they hate us. It's about how God loves us. That is the lesson for Jews on Rosh Ha Shanah.
This is a political reckoning for American Jews.
(RNS) — In all, 59 Jewish Americans were physically assaulted because of their religion in 2018, up from 21 in 2017.
(RNS) — Calling the report 'grossly misleading, irresponsible, inaccurate, and unjust,' Peter Steinfels argues that last summer's bombshell charges vastly oversimplify the Catholic bishops' response to the abuse crisis.
PITTSBURGH (USA Today) — David Hickton's suburban Catholic grade school, says the retired chief federal prosecutor for western Pennsylvania, "was ground zero of the clergy sexual abuse scandal."
"The Jew piano still plays!" Eighty years later, what is its music?
It is not 1938. It is 2018. That is reason enough to affirm our Judaism.
NEW YORK (RNS) — How will we as Jews confront hatred when we disagree on so many things? We will work together because our disagreements are how we will make progress.
(RNS) — The gunman hated Jews, Judaism and, most of all, Jewish values.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was not immediately known how many people had been shot, whether there were any fatalities or what the shooter's motive was.