Historically, the synagogue has been a place not just of prayer and study, but a place of disagreement —- even on Shabbat.
A New Jersey synagogue, which houses a preschool, was evacuated after receiving a called-in threat. Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, New Jersey was evacuated on Tuesday after receiving the threat just before 11 a.m., the local CBS affiliate reported. The Essex County Sherriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department, including the K-9 and bomb squad units,…
It may be that we are not so much witnessing a trend within the Haredi world, but the Haredi world giving in to trends from outside.
Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II – from Israel.
Vandals scrawled graffiti claiming the Holocaust was “fake history” on an exterior wall of a Seattle synagogue, leading the rabbi to urge President Donald Trump to more forcefully denounce a wave of anti-Semitic incidents in recent months.
The sentence “Death to the Jews” in three-foot letters had been scrawled twice along the white stucco wall facing the street.
— A swastika was carved onto the door frame of a synagogue in northeastern Ohio. The swastika was carved at the Agudath B’nai Israel Synagogue in Lorain, Ohio, a suburb located on the West Side of Cleveland. In addition to the swastika, the words “We will rise and gas you,” followed by an expletive,…
Here are five facts about the Indiana synagogue where a bullet hole was found in a Hebrew school classroom window.
More than 100 Muslims attended services at a synagogue in North Brunswick, New Jersey on Saturday. This latest act of solidarity between Muslims and Jews came after dozens of Jewish community centers have received bomb threats and Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia have been vandalized.
When you preach about politics, don’t mention the names of politicians or political parties. Just talk about policies, values and ideas.