(RNS) Some tech-savvy parents are signing up their kids for a more modern brand of bar mitzvah lessons, rather than schlepping them to the synagogue for the traditional one-on-one lessons in person.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) A new Hebrew language public charter school in Washington raises the same questions facing other such schools around the country: How do you teach Hebrew without teaching Judaism?
(RNS) The growth in online expressions of anti-Semitism may help explain a decrease in incidents of vandalism, where “bigots are more likely to take to the Internet to express themselves anonymously, rather than acting out in a public setting.”
(RNS) This year’s event, which begins July 18, brings together more than 9,000 athletes from 77 countries to compete in 38 sporting events. The American contingent is the largest visiting delegation.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Women who want to wear prayer shawls while praying in the women’s section of the Western Wall are not breaking the law, according to a landmark decision handed down Thursday (April 25) by the Jerusalem District Court.
PARIS (RNS) After the country’s top rabbi resigned after admitting to plagiarism, the search begins for a new grand rabbi to lead Europe’s largest Jewish population amid questions about how inclusive French Judaism should be.
(RNS) More than 100 Jews will spend four nights and five days in the California desert this year to celebrate Passover, an experience, they hope, that will allow them to more viscerally understand the liberation of the Israelites who left bondage in Egypt and wandered in the desert 3,500 years ago.
(RNS) Muslims and Jews are together feeding the hungry this Thanksgiving season in an effort to improve Muslim-Jewish relations and answer both faiths' call to nourish the needy. By Lauren Markoe.