(RNS) In the Diaspora, writes Alan Wolfe, Jewish can embrace universalism — applying Jewish values to make the world a better place. “Jewish particularism” better describes the defensive, inward posture of Jews in Israel.
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(RNS) Hours after two Palestinians, armed with guns and hatchets, killed four Jewish worshippers and a Druze police officer at a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday (Nov. 18), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attack a “blood libel.” Why, and what did he mean?
(RNS) A new study finds that more religious Jewish teens are less suicidal than secular Jewish teens, bolstering previous research that suggests faith offers a degree of protection.
A visually intriguing and informative explanation of Hasidic Jewish traditions based in clothing, fashion and styles for men and women.
(RNS) The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hopes the world will look at photography of Roman Vishniac, and that some viewers will be able to identify people they knew in the faces he captured.
(RNS) The screen icon had a conflicted relationship with her Jewishness that characterized post-World War II Hollywood.
(RNS) Muslim-Jewish iftars are popping up across the nation, bringing together dozens and sometimes hundreds of people for a celebratory Ramadan meal at which both faiths can forge a deeper interfaith understanding.