(RNS) — What makes the rush to reopen more curious is that it seems to go against the very notions of mutual care that our faith traditions teach us.
(RNS) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the scroll has taken on a starring role on Zoom.
(The Conversation) — Armed men in uniform closing down synagogues spurs collective memories of Tsarist Russia and later in western Europe.
This pandemic could prove dangerous to American synagogues. Don't let it.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The Interfaith Solidarity Network in the San Fernando Valley is holding its third annual unity march on Sunday (Oct. 27), just weeks after a Northridge synagogue was struck with vandalism.
NEW YORK (RNS) — 'We’re working on becoming a real alternative to what many consider to be a Judaism where spirituality is not sufficiently addressed,' said the synagogue's founder.
(AP) — Police are recommending that prosecutors charge Matthew James Amiot, 36, of Duluth, for arson in the fire that destroyed the 118-year-old Adas Israel Congregation last week.
KOCHI, India (RNS) — The last Jew of childbearing age moved to Israel just months ago, leaving behind a small community of about two dozen elderly people beset daily by tourists.
(The Conversation) — Many local police departments will conduct a security assessment for specific congregations or offer a workshop for multiple congregations.
(RNS) — The High Holy Days' long services are often a time when parents of special needs kids must wage the fight between despair and anger on the one hand, and mercy and acceptance on the other.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White supremacists carrying semi-automatic rifles were streaming past the synagogue, taunting congregants with phony Brooklyn accents and mocking Yiddish expressions.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (RNS) — Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced his agency would fund the restoration of the Prophet Elijah Synagogue.
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (Reuters) - The Old-New Synagogue is over 700 years old, one of the oldest existing synagogues in Europe.
(RNS) With the help of some American friends, a Ugandan Jewish community thrives.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The mosaic, dating to the fifth century, includes pairs of bears, donkeys, leopards, camels, lions, ostriches and snakes, just as described in the Book of Genesis.
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