(RNS) — I was raised in the United States by Christians who emphasized the family values of Scripture and exhorted me to be vigilant in resisting worldly forces that tear families apart.
BOSTON (RNS) — If you really want to welcome interfaith families into Jewish life, better rethink your language, many Jewish leaders say.
The fiery loss of Camp Newman reminds us of the power of Jewish camping.
(RNS) The honor of singing the Four Questions at the Passover seder traditionally falls to the youngest child. What happens when that child is scared out of his mind?
(RNS) Reform Jews already allow their rabbis to preside at weddings between Jews and non-Jews. Is the Conservative movement next?
(RNS) The 310-303 vote marks a victory for divestment supporters both within and without the 1.8 million-member PCUSA, now the largest American church to embrace divestment as a strategy to pressure Israel to return its illegally held lands.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The call for action on immigration reform was issued just days before Sukkot, the Jewish harvest festival that commemorates the 40 years the Israelites wandered in the wilderness after their exodus from Egypt.
(RNS) Rabbi Rick Jacobs on Saturday (June 9) will be installed as president of the Union for Reform Judaism, the first change in leadership of the largest organization of American and Canadian Jews in 16 years. By Lauren Markoe.