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May 18, 2023   •   

In Memoriam: Rabbi Harold Kushner

Answering the question, ‘In light of so much human suffering, how can an omnipotent power can also be benevolent?’

March 9, 2023   •   

Jews Celebrate Purim: Their Victory Over Evil in Ancient Persia

One of the most joyous of holidays on the Jewish calendar

February 14, 2023   •   

Ethiopian Jews: The Beautiful Diversity of the Jewish People

Ethiopian Jews existed and endured persecution, just as their brothers to the north and the west.

July 24, 2022   •   

German Court Rules Antisemitic Sculpture Can Remain on Church

The highest appeals court in Germany denied the request to remove a highly offensive antisemitic sculpture from a Wittenburg church.

May 28, 2022   •   

Building Bridges One Note at a Time

Judeo-Islamic Soundscapes: an example of the universal language of music

May 25, 2022   •   

A Haven for Early Christians Discovered

As many as 70,000 ancient Christians and Jews sought refuge in a hidden underground city in Turkey in the second and third centuries.

May 18, 2022   •   

A Journey Back to Jewish life in Cincinnati

The legacy of Jewish families who arrived in Cincinnati in 1817 in hopes of building a better life

April 23, 2022   •   

How The Oldest Congregation in America Celebrated Easter 2022

After two years, the congregation finally celebrated the holiday together...thanks to the East End Temple.

April 15, 2022   •   

The True Meaning of Passover

A cornucopia of memorable Passover quotes compiled by Rebekah Lowin, editor at Hearst Magazines and the founder of the Jewish lifestyle site

February 6, 2022   •   

Interfaith Complex in the Persian Gulf Promises to be a Symbol of Religious Freedom and Tolerance

A mosque, synagogue and church—part of a colossal interfaith complex in the UAE

August 27, 2021   •   

Remembering the Man Who Helped Restore the Sight of Thousands of Tibetans

Marc Lieberman, a San Francisco ophthalmologist who organized dialogue between the Dalai Lama and American Jewish leaders and restored the eyesight of thousands of Tibetans, died August 2 at 72.

November 17, 2020   •   

In Memoriam: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, orthodox rabbi who served as chief rabbi of United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013, passed away November 7.

July 14, 2020   •   

Muslim Civil Liberties Group Advocates for Jewish Prisoner Denied Kosher Diet

A Jewish prisoner who has been refused a Kosher diet is getting legal help to redress his grievance from a Muslim civil liberties group, a Jewish newspaper reports.

January 22, 2019   •   

Muslims and Jews Challenge New Law in Belgium

A law banning ritual slaughter of animals required in the Muslim and Orthodox Jewish religions went into effect in Belgium January 1.

September 10, 2018   •   

Creation of the Universe Celebrated

This year, those of the Jewish faith celebrated the anniversary of the creation of the universe for two days beginning on sundown September 9 and ending at nightfall on September 11.