(RNS) Why should the Jews, of all minority groups in our culture, be begrudged the emotional space in the public arena to speak of their legitimate fears?
Articles tagged “Iran”
Iranian-American Saeed Abedini was sentenced by an Iranian court in 2013 to eight years in prison for allegedly compromising Iran’s national security by setting up home-based Christian churches there.
(RNS) As I came to know Iranian millennials, what I experienced was strikingly similar to my day-to-day interactions with Americans, especially students at Union Theological Seminary in New York.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Second-generation survivors “exhibit greater preoccupation with the Iranian nuclear threat” than others in their peer group.
(RNS) Support from U.S. Catholic bishops and an alliance of mainline and evangelical leaders are more fodder for the White House as it wages a political battle for approval of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
(RNS) Confused about the difference between Sunni and Shiite Muslims, whose conflict has accelerated in Iraq again? Here’s a primer so you can sound smart at the water cooler.
(RNS) A Facebook page — called “Stealthy Freedom of Iranian Women” — was set up by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad and includes photos of women without their hijab.
(RNS) This year, Naw-Ruz holds special meaning for Iranian-Americans, who in recent months have witnessed a historic, if slow, thaw in relations between their native and adopted countries.
(RNS) Tit-for-tat target killings between Sunnis and Shiites have escalated this past year, with Taliban forces repeatedly targeting Shiite processions and places of worship and Iran-backed Shiite groups retaliating.