The notoriously vile Virginia gubernatorial election to be decided tomorrow just got even dirtier. Democrats seized email addresses from at least two synagogue directories in order to campaign to all practicing Jews.
Why is it always such a shock when news emerges that the government is doing something underhanded and illegal? The allegations that the IRS was targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny have now expanded to the uncovering of the fact that they were also singling out Jewish groups that were pro-Israel.
"Why do Blacks overwhelmingly support President Obama?" That was the question recently put to me by a white friend. My reply was simple and straightforward, but the in-depth answer is neither.
"Art" can smooth the rough edges of life, nurturing beauty and imagination, and showing a different and provocative way of looking at the world, but artists -- and museums and galleries that show their work -- are sometimes surprised by the hostile reception their works provoke.
This week, together with about 13 million Jews worldwide (yes, that's all there are), our family will celebrate the Feast of Passover -- perhaps the oldest continuously celebrated religious holiday in the world.
Psst, pass it on. Tell the other slaves: We leave Egypt tonight.
One of the first official acts of the newly installed Pope Francis was to reach out to the Jewish community of Rome, as his predecessor Pope Benedict had done, and he is being greeted warmly by many Jewish leaders worldwide. For most of the last 1,500 years, though, Catholic-Jewish relations have not been so warm. In fact, there was a time when the Catholic Church was rocked with a scandal: It was alleged that the Pope himself was Jewish.
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