More than 5,000 people from the devout Chabad-Lubavitch movement — the vast majority of them rabbis — gathered in New York City for their annual conference, which ended on Nov. 3.
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A Thanksgiving turkey and Hanukkah dreidel battle in this new rap video, created by kosher food company Manischewitz.
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
On YouTube channel SoulPancake, host Zach Anner visits Mendy Pellin, a Hasidic Jew and president of Jewbellish, and asks several enlightening questions like: How has being a father changed your relationship to your faith? Do all yarmulkes have yellow zippers? Why are people paying over 100 bucks for a lemon?
“Aaron Rosloff spent his past two birthdays jumping out of planes to raise money for a local food pantry. This year, the senior citizen’s synagogue is ponying up to ground him. “
(RNS) “We sincerely apologize for any employee comments that may have offended anyone, especially our Jewish customers and friends. Comments like these do not reflect the feelings of our family or Hobby Lobby.”
“The new study of American Jews by the Pew research Center shows how complicated Jewish identity is right now.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) What’s the most defining trait of what it means to be a Jew in America? Just 15 percent say it involves religious belief, according to a new study.
(RNS) In her simple, white linen dress, Stacey Robinson says she can heighten her experience of atonement and renewal. “I can stand now, ready, clean … to reach out to God as God reaches out to me.”