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Pollard and Dreyfus: An American Jew Reflects

Jonathan Russo | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Russo

What is so fascinating -- and, frankly, odd -- about the Pollard and Dreyfus affairs is the Jewish reaction in America and Israel to the admitted spy, Pollard, versus the reaction to the framed one, Dreyfus.

New Study Gauges Well-Being Of Synagogue-Goers

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.28.2013 | Science

Does attending religious services make people happier? Several studies have shown that Christians who attend church report higher life satisfaction th...

Brotherhood Official Creates Uproar By Encouraging Egypt's Jews To Return

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.03.2013 | Religion

CAIRO -- A leading Muslim Brotherhood member and adviser to Islamist President Mohammed Morsi created a stir in Egypt when he called on Egyptian Jews ...

Hanukkah Festivities Begin With Candle Lighting Around The World (PHOTOS)

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.07.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps th...

Battered and Bloodied, Israeli Arabs And Jews Unite Through Combat Sport

AP | BLAKE SOBCZAK | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

ACRE, Israel -- The bell clangs, the fight starts and the boxers come at each other. On one side is a 13-year-old Arab boy from northern Israel. His o...

Rabbi's Arrest Provokes New Friction Between Religion And Government In Israel

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- The arrest of a prominent Israeli settler rabbi who endorsed a book sanctioning the killing of non-Jews under some conditions is sharpeni...

'One Jewish People' Takes Work

Rabbi Sid Schwarz | Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Sid Schwarz

I wish I could provide a happy ending to the story. I can't. The divide is great. Much work needs to be done and Siach was an important first step. But there is a seed of hope

Israel 'Loyalty Law' Thrown Out

AP | STEVE WEIZMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government on Sunday threw out a proposal aimed at minority Arabs to require an oath of loyalty to Israel as a Jewish st...