Adam Gregerman


The Last Pope Shaped by the Shoah

By Adam Gregerman

The Last Pope Shaped by the Shoah
Benedict XVI will most likely be the last pope to have the Holocaust and Vatican II in his living memory. What does that fact mean for the church’s future relations with Jews?Read More


It's 'Kosher' To Accept Real Jesus?

By Adam Gregerman

It's 'Kosher' To Accept Real Jesus?
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach tries to create a Jesus who could bridge two faiths. Too bad he uses discredited scholarship and ignores important teachings.Read More


Pius XII's Legacy Divides Catholics Too

By Adam Gregerman

Pius XII's Legacy Divides Catholics Too
World War II-era Pope Pius XII is not just controversial among Jews. He is a divisive figure within a Catholic Church riven by splits between traditionalists and reformers.Read More


Our Mainline Protestant Friends

By Adam Gregerman

It’s a disturbing pattern: Year after year, denomination after denomination, mainline Protestant churches put forward resolutions, reports and policies that are biased against Israel. Jews, in turn, are exasperated by the calls for divestment, statements dismissive of Israel’s security needs and theologically charged denunciations of Israeli policies.Read More






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    • The Jewish bachelorette has spoken.
    • "When it comes to Brenda Turtle, I ask you: What do you expect of a woman repressed all her life who suddenly finds herself free to explore? We can sit and pass judgment, especially when many of us just simply “got over” own sexual repression. But we are obliged to at least acknowledge that this problem is very, very real, and that complete gender segregation breeds sexual repression and unhealthy attitudes toward female sexuality."
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