Category - jewish

  • July 22, 2011

    The Movement for Reform Judaism has announced that it is to appoint Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner as its first ever national spokesperson.

  • May 4, 2011

    Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders have responded to the the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with varying degrees of relief, regret and caution.

  • February 24, 2011

    Poland's largest Catholic publishing house has published a book, accusing Poles of profiting from the Holocaust by betraying Jews and stealing their possessions.

  • September 29, 2010

    Israeli naval warships have intercepted an aid ship carrying Jewish activists trying to get assistance through to the blockaded Gaza Strip.

  • August 26, 2010

    “Being chosen,” as in the case of biblical or modern Israel, is still a grand theological theme inhabiting discourse in America, says Martin E. Marty. The concept is hotly disputed. And it is especially troubling when it becomes a matter of credal orthodoxy.

  • July 22, 2010

    The willingness to stand out has brought about both a kind of ‘Jewish renaissance’ in Britain and also a very public discourse of insecurity, says Keith Kahn-Harris. But the resulting turbulence that has brought about some very positive outcomes.

  • July 21, 2010

    Two hundred years ago, a revolution was ushered in by Reform Judaism, catering for Jews no longer isolated from the rest of society or fearful of surrounding culture, says Jonathan Romain. Through it, Jewish people are thoroughly engaged with society, looking to apply ancient roots to modern realities in a positive way.

  • April 1, 2010

    An exhibit in New York illuminates the complex relationship between Christians and Jews in medieval Spain and shows how art was often a cooperative, interfaith enterprise.

  • October 27, 2009

    The Accord Coalition, which campaigns for inclusive schools, has said that the JFS case currently being heard in the Supreme Court could have far wider implications than just for Jewish schools.

  • June 29, 2009

    The world is in the grip of a "virulent" new strain of anti-Semitism, says the Chief Rabbi of Orthodox Jews in Britain. Britain itself is facing an increasing number of anti-Semitic attacks.