He refused demands by a boycott-Israel group to make a political statement supporting Palestinians. No other performers were asked to make statements.
Articles tagged “Jews”
Authorities said the men torched the Hand in Hand school, one that was seen as a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem.
(RNS) Muslims will grow, “nones” will lose market share and Christians will hold steady, according to new projections from the Pew Research Center.
French citizens of all stripes are part of a “national community” that transcends religion, village and country of origin, she said. “We cannot accept this opposition or violence of one group over another within a national community in Paris.”
(RNS) Some question whether American Judaism is still overly focused on the morbidity of the Holocaust. I have often raised that question myself, but not now. Not when a new, groundbreaking documentary about the Holocaust can barely say the word “Jew.”
(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) The Temple Mount is the holiest place for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. Why is it a launching pad for violence?
(RNS) “This is completely new dialogue, where we look at Old Testament text and rabbinic texts, and Christians are willing to look at Judaism and the Jewish text through Jewish eyes with Jewish lecturers,” says Yoram Hazony of the Herzl Institute.
(RNS) The Texas senator is heckled off the stage at a conference to protect Middle Eastern Christians after he calls Israel an ally.