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Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterians Make A Move Against Controversial Zionism Booklet

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion

The Presbyterian Church (USA) has removed a controversial publication from its website that was targeted by prominent Jewish organizations and church ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterian Church Makes Controversial Move Against Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

The largest U.S. Presbyterian church narrowly voted Friday to divest from three multinational corporations that it said supply Israel with products th...

Jaweed Kaleem

Presbyterian Church's Next Move Could Be A Tipping Point In The Israeli Divestment Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion

When thousands of leaders of the nation's largest Presbyterian denomination meet this week for the church's biennial General Assembly, they'll pore th...

Jesus, Baptists And Jews -- Oy Vey!

Bert Montgomery | Posted 07.21.2013 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

True friendship requires a lot of hard work, not to mention trust and respect. Sometimes it's just easier to fall back on easy-to-spout doctrinal judgments rather than to invest in learning and understanding others.

A Rabbi's Perspective On 'A New New Testament'

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

I took part in the February 2012 council that selected the 10 documents that ultimately made it into "A New New Testament." The texts we examined are far from perfect, just like the ones in the New Testament itself, or the Hebrew Bible for that matter.

Pope Francis and the Argentine Rabbi

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Religion
Abraham H. Foxman

One of the first things Argentinian native Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio did after being elected pope on March 13 was to send a message of friendship to Ro...

The German Pope and the Jewish People

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Abraham H. Foxman

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, which officially takes effect on February 28, brings to a sudden and unexpected close a remarkable eight-year period of very positive relations between the Vatican and the Jewish people.

Jesus 'Used To Be Jewish'? That's Not What The Gospels Say

Bernard Starr | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

With the goal of healing antagonisms and closing the longstanding divide between Christianity and Judaism, I set out to restore the Jewish foundation of Christianity -- a foundation that Christianity stands on.

The Inspiration Of Chagall's Mystical Stained Glass

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

I walked out of the church into a warm and breezy afternoon feeling lighter. The experience reminded me that reconciliation and healing between peoples is possible.

Jews Must Demand A Relationship Of Full Equality With Christianity

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Jews and Christians have come far enough to now engage in a mature relationship of mutual affection where we both respect the G-dly calling that each faith possesses without engaging in games of one-upmanship.

Be Careful, Christians: The 'Hypocrites' Are Us

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 04.23.2012 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

How many Christians misunderstood the meaning of Jesus's teaching today? They may have walked home thinking that as long as they were not like those hypocritical other people, they would be OK before God.