(RNS) — The success of Jewish overnight camps is well-documented. A new survey attempts to measure whether camps also help shape adult Jewish values and social justice commitments.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — A funny thing happened on the way to Jerusalem this past Shabbat.
BOSTON (RNS) — If you really want to welcome interfaith families into Jewish life, better rethink your language, many Jewish leaders say.
(RNS) 'President Trump’s condemnation this morning of anti-Semitism is as welcome as it is overdue,' said Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, in a statement issued on behalf of the Reform movement, the largest stream of American Judaism.
(RNS) A dozen police officers stood by but did not intervene as the ultra-Orthodox men tried to drown out the Reform and Conservative service.
(RNS) They agreed to "do something to stop payday lenders from preying on consumers."
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) The resolution calls for congregations to offer cultural training for religious school staff, sermons on transgender issues and gender-neutral restrooms.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The continued violence, and the government’s long-standing unwillingness to allow Jewish feminists to pray as they want at the Western Wall, has strained relations between the Israeli government and American Jews.
(RNS) While the non-Orthodox leaders welcomed the new platform, which can accommodate 450 worshipers, Women of the Wall called it “a sun deck” designed to marginalize anyone who is not Orthodox from praying at the Wall.
LONDON (RNS) As Britain waits for Queen Elizabeth II to appoint a new archbishop of Canterbury, there's renewed attention on her title of "Defender of the Faith." By Trevor Grundy.