(RNS) The shared story of the binding of Isaac can be a story of hope for peace between Jews and Muslims in the Middle East and across the globe.
“What we want to thank you for today is your decision to cast your lot with the Jewish people by becoming part of this congregation, and the love and support you give to your Jewish partner.”
JERUSALEM – Haredi Jews, who hold more than a third of the city council seats and wield strong political clout in its coalition government, say being open on the Sabbath destroys the sanctity of the day of rest.
(RNS) The lessons of the hive are all the more crucial to learn this New Year, say Jewish beekeepers.
(RNS) Colbert is that rarest of rare birds — someone in the entertainment world who not only takes his faith seriously, but who talks about it, and even taught about it — in a local church, without fanfare.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Thousands of parents, students and teachers demonstrated opposite the prime minister’s office to demand the same level of funding the government provides to two ultra-Orthodox Jewish school networks.
EFRAT, West Bank —Some 60,000 U.S.-born West Bank settlers says they believe Jews should have the right to live wherever they want in the Holy Land. “To them, this is a deeply American vision,” says one historian.
OLATHE, Kan. (Reuters) A prosecutor urged a jury to give a Missouri white supremacist he called a “remorseless killer” a death sentence for murdering three people he thought were Jewish outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.