Some 6,727 names appear on the Chief Rabbinate’s list of those deemed unable to marry as a Jew in Israel.
“The Germans tried to make this impossible, but here we are,” said a descendant of Jews who prayed at the Terborg shul in the eastern Netherlands.
Six major Jewish groups opposed the decision. The Orthodox Union supported it.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, Jewish officials were invited to attend the event.
The Interior Ministry's denial of a request by a Ugandan Jew to immigrate represents its stance on the community, Haaretz reported.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Since 2004, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has engaged in a biennial ritual of obsessive, relentless anti-Israel demonization. The church’s upcoming General Assembly in St. Louis will be no exception. Multiple mainline Protestant denominations have considered anti-Israel...
Though the Conservative movement urges outreach to interfaith families, some rabbis say its intermarriage ban presents a hurdle.
The proposal came after a public outcry over the anti-Semitic bullying of a Jewish schoolgirl in Berlin by Muslim classmates.
As anti-Semitism empties some blue-collar areas of Jews, congregations in the city's affluent and safer parts are bursting at the seams.
Raed Saleh says the former Fraenkelufer Synagogue can be a place of healing for Jews, Muslims and Christians.