JERUSALEM (RNS) A ministry committee recommended that the book not be taught in high schools at a time of heightened Palestinian attacks against Israeli Jews and reprisals by Israeli troops.
(RNS) A new survey shows “religious freedom is now in the eye of the beholder,” said Charles Haynes, of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute.
The film is told from the perspective of of a Jewish prisoner working in the gas chambers at Auschwitz, who saves a child’s body from the cremation ovens and attempts to find a rabbi to give him a proper burial.
(RNS) “Faith-based” cleansing of ancient lands, murder and forgiveness motivated by scripture, and religiously inspired concern for the poor and the environment were hallmarks of 2015.
(RNS) What’s up with the goyim — if you want to use a possibly pejorative Yiddish term for nonmembers of the tribe — getting Yiddish wrong so often?
(RNS) From escalating anti-Semitic attacks in Europe to modest gains for religious equality among Israel’s Jewish women, here’s a list of newsy Jewish developments in 2015.
(RNS) Surrounded by clergy wearing different religious garb, Biden says: “Look around. This is America.”
(RNS) Islamophobia cannot be an excuse for allowing the swell of seminaries and clerics that cherry-pick the Quran and preach hatred of Christians, Jews and other “unbelievers.”