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.
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(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.
(RNS) For a “successful” holiday, there are still many things American Jews don’t know about Hanukkah.
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
(RNS) “If you do not understand the messianic and apocalyptic imagery used by all sides, and how wide-ranging those images were among all classes, all groups, all nations, you cannot hope to understand the war,” scholar Philip Jenkins says.
(RNS) One in four people globally are anti-Semitic, and nearly half the world has never heard of — or denies or believes the Holocaust is exaggerated — a new study finds.