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Jewish Extremism

Preventing and Dealing with Outbursts of Religious Violence

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 03.24.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

It is hard to find a major religion or secular ideology that has not been used by some of its adherents to justify violence against others.

Extremist Jewish Factions Should Not Undermine Pope Francis' Visit Of Peace To Israel

Rabbi Jack Bemporad | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Judaism teaches that we welcome guests in homes. It is hard for us to expect our being treated, anywhere, as honored guests when extremists treat the Pope, our honored guest, with vandalism to churches.

'Price Tag' Associated With Jewish Extremists Strikes Again

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- Israeli police say vandals have defaced graves at a Christian cemetery in Tel Aviv. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the words "pri...

Jerusalem Church Defaced By Suspected Jewish Extremists

AP | Posted 05.31.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- Israel police say an investigation is underway to find vandals who defaced one of Jerusalem's best known churches. Spokesman Micky Rosen...

8-Year-Old Student On Front Line Of Latest Religious War

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 02.25.2012 | World

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel — A shy 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel's latest religious war. Naama Marg...

In Israel Debate, These Jews Should Be Ignored

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

No responsible organization should dignify intellectually disreputable and morally loathsome positions. There is enough to argue about without inviting the haters into the conversation.