Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.
Sept. 4, 2013Communal Tallits are laid in the lobby for visitors to the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. The … Continued
In Iran, Baha’is are regularly imprisoned and even executed for practicing their faith.
(Matt York/AP) For many of us in the Jewish community, the long-awaited breaking of the Yom Kippur fast signals the … Continued
Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here … Continued
How eighteenth-century Jews accepted the Copernican model and the Bible as the word of God.
Last week on this site I penned an column about a Bar Mitzvah party video that had been circulating on … Continued
Preservation of memory is critical to the Jewish psyche, and in Cape Verde there is an uplifting story of remembrance … Continued
When I was six, I began Hebrew School as an Orthodox Jew because that’s what my family was and that’s … Continued
In our advocacy work for one of the largest charitable networks on the continent, The Jewish Federations of North America, … Continued
May 18-24 felt like a lifetime: emotional, exhausting, and exhilarating, as amid the horror of the Holocaust, we escorted a … Continued
I suppose it was inevitable. For years, I’d read about scandals in various religious communities with a sense of growing … Continued
AP American lawyer and IPRC (Immovable Property Review Conference) co-chairman Stuart E. Eizenstat talks to journalists in Prague, on Nov. … Continued
GETTY IMAGES People walk by a controversial ad, which has already been defaced, that condemns radical Islam in a New … Continued
AP Cyrus McGoldrick, advocacy director for Council on American-Islamic Relations, makes a photo with his cell phone of an anti-Muslim … Continued
As a child, one of my favorite pleasures each week was going to synagogue with my parents. At the end … Continued
JASON REED REUTERS U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney pauses in prayer as he visits the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest … Continued
“Our faith is so rooted in ideas of justice, and our values are the same as those at the core … Continued
Posthumous baptism of Holocaust survivors is back in the news, and that always raises a range of questions, not only … Continued
I cannot for the life of me decide, with apologies to Shakespeare’s Lafeu in All’s Well That Ends Well, whether … Continued