• 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.

  • 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.

  • January 27, 2010

    Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks offered a moving, reflective and hopeful 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4 this morning, highlighting the courage and resistance of those trapped in the Warsaw ghetto under the Nazis

  • June 21, 2009

    Talmudic study opens the door to an understanding of obedience that does not crush the enquiring mind, says Giles Fraser. The text of Scripture, rightly understood, both questions us and affirms our questioning.

  • March 16, 2009

    The lifting of the excommunication on Holocaust-denier Richard Williamson has left many people confused about the Catholic Church’s relation to the Jewish people.

  • January 11, 2009

    Prominent Jews in Britain, "passionate supporters of Israel", have called on Israel to cease its military operations in Gaza immediately, believing them to be wrong and counter-productive.

  • November 16, 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks joined representatives from different religious communities at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz Project’ this week.