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Why Jews Have No Future in Europe

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

As a Kabbalist, specializing in the intricacies of human nature, I know that as the situation in Europe worsens, and it will, the pressure on the Jews...

Historic German Church Finds New Life As A Synagogue

Religion News Service | Sumi Somaskanda | Posted 04.19.2015 | Religion

COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) For years, the Schlosskirche, or castle church, at the heart of Cottbus’ historic old city stood mostly empty. Like many o...

John Kerry Raises a Beacon to the Spirit of the Saint Louis

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Ironically, there is another transatlantic transport with the name 'St. Louis' whose story is one of the nadirs of America's storied past. Though little known, perhaps no other moment since the Emancipation Proclamation might well have burdened America's conscience as much.

Voyage of the Damned War on Drugs

Mary L. G. Theroux | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Mary L. G. Theroux

Those advocating for denying entry to the Central American children cite the tremendous costs involved. And indeed, in our ongoing economic malaise, with deficits continuing to mount and prospects brightening little for America's own youth, how can the diversion of such enormous resources be justified?

Holocaust Stories Yet to Be Told: Toynton's The Oriental Wife

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 11.28.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

There are still stories to be told about the Holocaust and its aftermath, and Evelyn Toynton's second novel, The Oriental Wife, belongs on the shelf with the very best of them.

An American Jew Roams in Germany

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The German and Jewish people are forever locked in what Martin Luther King, Jr. called a 'single garment of destiny.'

A German Law Rectifies Racism, Legitimizes Sexism

Bess Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bess Rothenberg

Recently I learned about Article 116(2) of the 1949 German Grundgesetz -- Basic Law -- that restores citizenship to former Jewish Germans who had their citizenship revoked under National Socialism. But through a loophole, it does not include women.