Washington A plaque in the conference room at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism spells out the groups storied history: Drafted here, it says, were the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, efforts that still define the popular image of Jews as liberal players in Washington. But the room is decades old
Eighty years ago, Jael Botsch-Fitterling’s parents decided something was very wrong in Germany, the nation they called home. Chancellor Adolf Hitler had just named himself fuhrer, and anti-Semitism was becoming… Click to Continue »
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Five centuries after burning thousands of Jews at the stake, forcing them to convert to Christianity or expelling them, Portugal is granting citizenship rights to their descendants as part of an attempt to make amends.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government on Thursday approved a law granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago, following Spain's adoption of similar legislation last year.
[joo-dee-iz-uh m, -dey-, -duh-] /du diz m, -de-, -d-/ IPA Syllables belief in and conformity to this religion, its practices, and ceremonies. He called assimilation a threat to American Judaism. Jews collectively; Jewry.