(RNS) As mayor of Burlington, Vermont, the Democratic candidate defended the erection of a giant menorah on the steps of city hall in the 1980s.
Articles tagged “Judaism”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is studying an invitation received several days after his first visit to the city’s Great Synagogue.
ROME (RNS) On his first visit to Rome’s main synagogue, Francis stressed the “transformation” in Catholic-Jewish relations and said they must work against Middle Ease violence.
JERUSALEM (RNS) An Israeli women’s rights organization says the administrator of the Western Wall lacks the legal authority to withhold Torah scrolls from any Jewish worshipper.
NEW YORK (RNS) Both Marilyn Monoe and Elizabeth Taylor converted to Judaism. But if you think they did it just to please their Jewish husbands, think again. A new exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum chronicles their Jewish journeys.
(RNS) The Rabbinical Council of America officially prohibited the ordination of women in what it described as a direct vote of its membership.
(RNS) “We are really a community for Jews who don’t reduce their Judaism to narrow political nationalism,” said Rabbi Brant Rosen, the leader of the new Tzedek Chicago.
(RNS) President Obama might not be the “member of the tribe” he has proclaimed that he is, but that doesn’t mean he’s anti-Israel or anti-Semitic. It’s time for Jews to lay off the vitriol.
(RNS) “He is coming.” With those words, “Dig,” the action-thriller fueled by biblical prophesy, dives deeper into Judaism in its fifth episode.