Dear Friends, This is a post from the World Union of Progressive Judaism about the situation in Ukraine. This morning another synagogue was vandalized. It seems history is repeating itself. Please read below and consider helping. Dear World Union Family: This morning, as our community members arrived at the synagogue center in Simferopol, they discovered…Read more »
This is an amazing story about a new book on the DNA of Jews. There really is something that makes us a family! Read on. DNA links prove Jews are a ‘race,’ says genetics expert – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.
So Sarah Palin calls those who link her to Saturday’s murders and violence in Tuscon a “Blood Libel”. Is she understanding what she said? A Jewish Congresswoman was almost murdered. It was an assassination attempt. Rep. Giffords was shot point-blank in the head. It is a miracle that she survived. And she was one of the congress…Read more »
A few more words on the Mosque and Cordoba Initiative community center controversy. One of the major issues for Islam is that there has never been any great Reformation. Christianity went through it with Martin Luther. Judaism has had several reformations. Further American Islam must send it young leaders outside the U.S. for religious training.…Read more »
It’s Easter morning. My Christian friends are observing their most holy day of the year celebrating Jesus’ resurrection. For Jews this was never a good time of year. Historically the charge of Christ-killer surfaced during the days and weeks leading up to Easter day. Passion plays filled with anti-Semitism performed at this season and priests’…Read more »