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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:55:00 -0500The new AG held his first on-record briefing as head of the Justice Department on Monday. He said he's "not a fan" of legalized marijuana use, and threats against Jewish centers are unacceptable.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:37:00 -0500Jewish cemeteries in Pennsylvania and Missouri have been hit by vandalism in recent weeks, but it's unclear if the attacks are the work of a few individuals or part of a larger problem.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:28:00 -0500"My instincts tell me this is all part of a coordinated effort," an Ann Arbor police detective tells Michigan Public Radio, discussing threats made in the city.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:19:00 -0500The translation of a rare Jewish text is almost done, thanks to Berkeley scholar Daniel Matt. This May, publishers will release the final volume of the authoritative English translation of the Zohar.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:01:13 -0500The intersection of these two identities has become more acute thanks to Black Lives Matter and protests against the Trump administration's executive order on immigration.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:51:00 -0500Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:30:00 -0500President Trump said Tuesday anti-Semitic violence is "horrible" and more work needs to be done to root out bigotry. His comments came after criticism that he hasn't spoken out against anti-Semitism.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:30:00 -0500The Jewish community in St. Louis is trying to understand what's behind a massive act of vandalism at one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the state of Missouri. Vandals toppled more than 170 gravestones at Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery sometime over the weekend.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:07:00 -0500For the fourth time in two months, multiple centers received threats in one day. Headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri have also been vandalized. President Trump called the threats "horrible."
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:00 -0500When it comes to education, not all religions are created equal. Jehovah's Witnesses have the lowest rate of formal education. And that can have a detrimental effect on those who leave the religion.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:24:00 -0500At a rally in New York City on Sunday, protesters filled three city blocks to express solidarity with Muslims and to speak out against President Trump's immigration ban.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:47:00 -0500More than 250 "substantive reports" of harassment and hate incidents have flooded in since November. Although perpetrators are hard to identify, the hotline also serves to provide support to victims.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:09:00 -0500Churches across the country are preparing to offer shelter and protection to immigrants in the country illegally. That sets up a conflict between Trump's policies on immigration and religious freedom.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:57:00 -0500Many French Muslims believe it's time to create a uniquely French brand of Islam that is compatible with the country's secular values and responds better to the needs of modern Muslims.