(RNS) “I have lived thirty years in these thirty days,” wrote Sheryl Sandberg after the end of the monthlong period of Jewish mourning. “I am thirty years sadder. I feel like I am thirty years wiser.”
(RNS) President Obama might not be the “member of the tribe” he has proclaimed that he is, but that doesn’t mean he’s anti-Israel or anti-Semitic. It’s time for Jews to lay off the vitriol.
(RNS) Education Secretary Nicky Morgan described the decree as “completely unacceptable in modern Britain.” But pushback has also come from the larger Jewish community.
(RNS) Sandra Lawson was a personal trainer and religious about nothing but fitness. Now she’s religious about Judaism.
(RNS) More than 55 years since its publication, Henry Wouk’s “This is My God” retains its place as a guidebook to Judaism.
(RNS) ”Jewish values,” Obama said, means caring as well about “a Palestinian child in Ramallah trapped without opportunity.”
(RNS) This weekend marks the Christian holy day of Pentecost and the Jewish holy day Shavuot. Both involve “gifts,” but not the kind that come with bows. Let us ‘Splain …
NEW YORK (RNS) Jews are hated not because they are bad but because they persist in reminding the world of what it means to be good.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Prosecutors wanted him behind bars for 17 years. His lawyer asked for community service. The judge did neither.