Jewish remembrance of the Holocaust; begins at sundown
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Jewish celebration of the giving of the Torah to Moses at Mount Sinai; begins at sundown
Jewish celebration of the story of Esther; begins at sundown
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) Brazilian-born Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn is catering to a growing number of Latinos who are choosing to convert to Judaism as they abandon the region’s dominant Roman Catholicism.
(RNS) From “Me So Holy” to “iSlam Muhammad,” Apple has banned at least five iPhone apps with religious themes deemed too controversial for download.
PARIS (RNS) French comedian Dieudonne is kicking up fresh controversy with a straight-armed gesture he has tagged the “quenelle.” Dieudonne claims it’s anti-establishment, not anti-Semitic; Jewish groups liken it to a Nazi salute.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The 2014 “health basket” of medical services and medications approved by Israel’s cabinet Sunday includes free abortions for Israeli women aged 20 to 33, regardless of the circumstances.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Across the country in the past decade, hundreds of houses of worship have started composting, relating it to theological concepts of resurrection and stewardship.
(RNS) I am proud to identify with the National Jewish Democratic Council, to remind our nation of its wellspring of Jewish wisdom and to remind the Jewish community of the forum in which that wisdom resonates.