COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) With the city’s backing and unanimous support among evangelical leaders, state officials offered to buy the church for the Jewish community and turn it into a synagogue — the first in the State of Brandenburg since 1938.
(RNS) In the show’s seventh episode, evil archaeologist Ian Margove (Richard E. Grant) is after the “treasure” the Order of Moriah is supposed to have buried somewhere in Jerusalem.
Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the Kikar HaShabbat website, said they removed Kim because she is a “pornographic symbol” who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values
The report found there were 766 recorded incidents against Jewish people in 2014 — the worst year for attacks since 2009.
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.