WASHINGTON, D.C. (RNS) Amna Farooqi, 21, a Pakistani-American and a senior at the University of Maryland, says she loves Israel, cares deeply about Palestinians and sees nothing contradictory about it.
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JERUSALEM (RNS) A group of modern Orthodox rabbis established a more welcoming conversion court to serve the 350,000 non-Jewish Russian immigrants and their descendants who consider themselves Jewish, but are not recognized as such by the Israeli government.
He refused demands by a boycott-Israel group to make a political statement supporting Palestinians. No other performers were asked to make statements.
(RNS) We, along with many other Jewish leaders, support this historic nuclear accord by the world’s most powerful nations and believe it is our best hope of preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
JERUSALEM (RNS) In a letter sent to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein on Sunday (Aug. 9), the Custody of the Holy Land said Benzi Gopstein, head of the Jewish extremist group Lehava, poses a threat to Holy Land Christians.
No arrests have been made yet in the firebombing of two homes that killed a toddler but it bore the mark of other attacks by young Jewish zealots targeting Arabs, Christians, peace activists or Israeli army property.
Authorities said the men torched the Hand in Hand school, one that was seen as a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee have each donated funds to the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes after an arson attack.
(RNS) Most of the immediate reaction to the nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran came from Jewish groups, with its largest religious stream — the Reform movement — taking an open-minded approach.