NEW YORK (RNS) Good Friday has often been a day of dread and death for many Jews, but it doesn’t need to be that way.
Author Archives: A. James Rudin
(RNS) With a Catholic vice president and a Catholic speaker of the House looking on behind him, Pope Francis’ speech will serve as a vivid reminder of how far Americans have come in overcoming deeply embedded anti-Catholic bigotry.
(RNS) Through the New York state’s Task Force on Life and the Law, he helped shift the center of the medical universe to the patient.
(RNS) Rabbi A. James Rudin offers up his annual list of the year’s top religion stories.
SANIBEL, Fla. (RNS) Henry Ford “really has a very dark history as far as the Jewish community and Jews are concerned.” Indeed.
(RNS) The “huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, frequently confronted severe prejudice and discrimination.
(RNS) Rabbi Regina Jonas’ grim task was to meet the incoming trains and provide counseling to the frightened and bewildered Jews arriving at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.