(RNS) — For queer Jews, the rainbow flag with the Star of David has nothing to do with Israel. They say it’s a Jewish symbol and an ancient one at that, predating the modern State of Israel by more than 1,500 years.
(RNS) — Making peace with the swastika does not mean making peace with Nazis past and present, nor with their hateful ideology – nor with their corrupted version of that symbol.
(RNS) The presumptive GOP presidential nominee doubles down on the controversy, saying those who saw Jewish stereotypes in the tweet are “racially profiling.”
(RNS) The symbol is newer to Judaism than you might think.
The tweet featured the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee against a backdrop of hundred-dollar bills. On the right, in a red, six-pointed star, were the words, "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!"
(RNS) Christians have their crosses and crucifixes, Jews their Stars of David and Buddhists their lotuses. Atheists ask, why shouldn't they and other nonbelievers have their own symbols as well? By Kimberly Winston.