Weeks after his father died, Rabbi Avi Weiss went to Charleston to attend a Bible study at the AME Church and offer his support. But it was the grieving black community that ended up comforting him.
American churches and mosques are struggling to balance welcome and wariness following the Charleston shooting. Jews, it turns out, are different.
Max Landaw was reading Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ when the Charleston shooter struck. What can that book teach us about how not to respond to racists like Dylann Roof?
An Israeli high-tech firm founded by an observant Jew uses facial recognition to help American churches screen threats without turning a single Christian away. Could it have stopped the Charleston shooting?
The South Carolina church shooter said in a racial manifesto that the Jewish “problem” would be solved “if we could somehow destroy the Jewish identity.”
Jon Stewart had no jokes about Charleston last night. Instead, he gave us his usual dose of sobering truth — without the humor.