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.
The restoration of the first temple to open in Turkey in two generations comes at a time of fear and tension for a dwindling number of Jews there.
BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) At Passover, Jewish women will enjoy seders with their families, but increasing numbers are adding an all-women’s seder to their holiday celebrations.
BERLING — A trend obscured by rising anti-Semitism and terror attacks in France and Denmark that have alienated Jews: In central and Eastern Europe, Jewish life is thriving.
(RNS) In this journey of understanding of who we are, we are not winning a “battle” to gain full acceptance of LGBT people in churches. Rather, we are helping our faith traditions be the best faith traditions they can be.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Many Jews acknowledged they leave home while their Sabbath candles are burning and their hot plates are on.
(RNS) Fire officials believe the blaze was started by a malfunctioning hot plate being used to keep food warm during the 25-hour Sabbath, when religious restrictions forbid cooking.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The 2009 sting led to charges against five Orthodox rabbis accused of using synagogues and religious charities to launder millions of dollars in illicit funds.