CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “It’s part of a golden tradition, but it shouldn’t be regarded as an old-fashioned thing to do,” said Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner. “No one should think of gay people as being any different in that regard.”
(RNS) “Indie synagogues,” known for their exuberant prayer, willingness to experiment and welcoming attitudes, share another similarity: Women lead most of them.
SALT LAKE CITY — No other religious group identifies so strongly with one party, although some come close.
(RNS) Jews and evangelicals are often fervent partners in support of Israel but also outspoken opponents on many domestic social issues, including homosexuality and abortion rights.
DENVER (Reuters) Workers at a Jewish community center and a nearby synagogue in Colorado opened envelopes on Monday containing a white substance and at least one threatening message, police said.
(RNS) “He is coming.” With those words, “Dig,” the action-thriller fueled by biblical prophesy, dives deeper into Judaism in its fifth episode.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Introduced at Israeli Ben & Jerry’s shops and a handful of small stores less than a month ago, the limited-edition flavor has been flying off the shelves.
NEW YORK (RNS) A rabbi, a minister, an imam and a cardinal walked into … a radio studio for a serious discussion on religious tensions.
NEW YORK (RNS) Mayor Bill de Blasio says he supports churches renting space in public schools. Now a court decision will force him to show whether he really believes that.