(RNS) One in four people globally are anti-Semitic, and nearly half the world has never heard of — or denies or believes the Holocaust is exaggerated — a new study finds.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The J Street dispute plays out against a backdrop of long-standing resentment among some more liberal Jews over the outsized influence of the smaller Orthodox movement, especially In Israel.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (RNS) Rabbi Charles S. Sherman writes about his journey dealing with a severely disabled son and the faith that sustained him in “The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy after Heartbreak.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) A three-foot sapling grown from the same Amsterdam tree graces the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, a symbol, lawmakers said, of the young girl’s abiding faith in humanity.
NEW YORK (RNS) It’s hard to think of a Catholic churchman who was more outspoken in defense of Jews and Judaism than the late Cardinal John O’Connor. Now it turns out that the mother of the New York archbishop was actually born Jewish — and O’Connor apparently never knew.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Darren Aronofsky may not be religious, but the environmental messages in his “Noah” film definitely are.
(RNS) We must never forget the centuries of Christian enmity that preceded the Holocaust, but we must also be ready to praise those like John XXIII and John Paul II who modeled a new narrative of Christian-Jewish relations.
(RNS) Some doubted whether the Protestants and Jews of the Christian-Jewish Roundtable would ever come together again. They did.
(RNS) What’s this got to do with Westboro, the church whose members are notorious for bringing their “God hates fags” signs to military funerals? Lots.