Any opportunity to strike against white supremacy is a win for all minorities.
PARIS — The Jewish community of France has emerged during the nation’s presidential campaign as a model for integration of other faith groups, a senior rabbi noted following the first candidates debate. Rabbi Moche Lewin, a spokesman for the chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, made the observation in an interview Tuesday with JTA…
Schumer will have to use his skills with the press next January, as he becomes Senate minority leader in a town where both houses of Congress and the presidency will be controlled by Republicans.
When Philologos encounters two Circassians, Israel’s smallest indigenous non-Jewish population, he is intrigued by a tongue that sounds to some like speaking through pebbles.
Looking for lessons of the Other Israel film festival? Dancing together in Jaffa is just the start if a state for the Jews is going to endure in the Middle East, writes Dan Friedman.
An August shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh temple claimed six lives, but it also has created new bridges between the Sikh and Jewish communities in Washington DC. Rabbis joined with Sikh community leaders for a joint candlelight vigil earlier this month, and Jewish organizations have held vigils and forged new bonds with local Sikh communities. What’s more, Jewish political leaders are now collaborating with their Sikh counterparts to dispel prejudices and to educate the public about two minority religions in the US that have a shared history of oppression but also perseverance.
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Orthodox Jews want a state Senate district of their own in Brooklyn. It could benefit Republicans seeking to break the Democratic connection with Jewish voters.
LETTER FROM WARSAW: Poland is known as a bastion of Catholic conservatism. Twenty years of democracy have brought new openness about religious and sexual minorities.
The name Shaykh Mowafak Tarif probably doesn’t mean much to you. But among Israel’s Druze minority, everybody has heard of him — he is the community’s spiritual leader.