(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.
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(RNS) For countless theatergoers, Theodore Bikel was synonymous with Tevye, the loving Jewish father from “Fiddler on the Roof.”
NEW YORK (RNS) Jews are hated not because they are bad but because they persist in reminding the world of what it means to be good.
(RNS) If one religion can go from seeing another as contemptible and condemnable, to one that is respected and beloved, it can surely serve as a model for humanity at large.
WASHINGTON (RNS) From the Orthodox to the unreligious, U.S. Jews feel deeply connected to Israel even if they “struggle with Israel’s realities.” That’s a Jewish struggle, said one rabbi: It is “an act of love; it is not an act of disengagement.”
(RNS) When Israel's most prominent Holocaust memorial was vandalized earlier this month with anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti, many were shocked that those charged with the crime were observant Jews. But many Israelis were not surprised. By Lauren Markoe.