WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom will focus on countries that have at least begun to work on improving the rights of religious minorities within their borders, the U.S. religious freedom ambassador told Religion News Service in an interview Monday.
(RNS) — Not waiting for social media platforms to take action, institutions from Washington to Auschwitz combat hate by creating a 'virtual community of remembrance.'
(RNS) — The hiring of Rena Opert may be a symbolic gesture for a museum that says it is committed to presenting an inclusive view of the Bible.
(RNS) Before the event, many Jews had spoken of their discomfort with Trump as the keynote, referencing his history of disparaging rhetoric against religious and ethnic minorities.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) A video taken inside the meeting shows a white nationalist leader shouting "Hail Trump,” as some in attendance make a Nazi salute.
(RNS) The "Pokemon Go" craze can teach us about God, if we know where to look for it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) During the Days of Remembrance for the Holocaust, the congressman and activist will be honored as “an inspiration to people of conscience the world over.”
UNITED NATIONS -- The crimes were committed against Christian, Yazidi, Turkmen, Shabak, Sabaean-Mandaean, and Kaka'i people in Nineveh province between June and August 2014, found a report by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
(RNS) Who can deny that so many Poles were willing conspirators with the Nazis in the roundup of Jews and the wholesale destruction of European Jewish life?
Social media creates new avenues for innovative religious practices, like photo sharing as an offering of prayer. These new religious practices don’t replace religious communities; rather, they add to them.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Adult survivors of the Holocaust are largely gone, and those who survived as children won't be around much longer. That's why when the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marks its 20th anniversary Monday, museum officials say it's likely to be one the last large gatherings of survivors.
(RNS) Against great odds, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out from Philadelphia to rescue 50 children from Nazi-controlled Austria, the subject of a new HBO documentary set to air on Holocaust Remembrance Day.