(RNS) We’re a nation of immigrants — who tried to keep out Catholics, Jews and now Syrian refugees.
Articles tagged “Jews”
Frazier Glenn Cross admitted during the trial that he committed the April 13, 2014, killings and said he had wanted to kill as many Jews as he could. None of those killed were Jewish.
The Israeli prime minister’s political opposition, historians and Palestinians quickly condemned him for distorting the historical record of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem’s meeting with Hitler.
He refused demands by a boycott-Israel group to make a political statement supporting Palestinians. No other performers were asked to make statements.
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?