(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.
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(RNS) The Presbyterian Church (USA) is no longer selling the controversial “Zionism Unsettled” on its website, to the relief of many Jewish organizations.
(RNS) Nike’s 2014 World Cup video features dark-haired soccer robots whose team logo, to some, looks much too much like the Star of David.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Brace for more bus ads as advocates seek PR mileage praising or decrying Islam and the Quran.
(RNS) Jewish-Presbyterian relations are rocky. Will things get better or worse after a top rabbi addresses the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA)?
(RNS) The military’s 29 Jewish chaplains have often preferred their particular tradition’s prayer book to any other’s. The new prayer book attempts to remedy that.
NEW YORK (RNS) It’s hard to think of a Catholic churchman who was more outspoken in defense of Jews and Judaism than the late Cardinal John O’Connor. Now it turns out that the mother of the New York archbishop was actually born Jewish — and O’Connor apparently never knew.
(RNS) We must never forget the centuries of Christian enmity that preceded the Holocaust, but we must also be ready to praise those like John XXIII and John Paul II who modeled a new narrative of Christian-Jewish relations.
(RNS) The leaflet begins, “Dear Ukraine citizens of Jewish nationality,” and states that all people of Jewish descent over 16 years old must report to the Commissioner for Nationalities in the Donetsk Regional Administration building and “register.”