(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Here’s how you can discover the states and cities where people’s views blow hot or cold on these divisive issues, and where there’s some “surprising consensus.”
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) The Jewish Agency said 12 Danish Jews migrated to Israel in 2014. In contrast, more than 7,000 French Jews made Aliyah, or emigrated to Israel.
MIAMI (RNS) Some Christian leaders are disappointed to see how quickly others are running away from immigration in the wake of Obama’s decision.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) Whenever politicians try to cite the Bible to support their specific policies, Americans should be nervous.
(RNS) Jesus says that when we welcome the stranger we welcome him. To God’s question: “When I was a stranger, did you welcome me?” we are not going to say: “Sorry, God. Congress wouldn’t let us.”
(RNS) Nowhere was religious leadership more apparent than in McAllen, Texas, where churches and local government forged an effective and compassionate response to the crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the border.
(RNS) The “huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, frequently confronted severe prejudice and discrimination.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans can make a “pretty clear distinction between the problem of the children arriving from Central America and the problem of illegal immigration in general,” PRRI’s Robert P. Jones said.