When Rabbi Steve Greenberg was a young rabbinical student at an Orthodox Yeshiva near Jerusalem in the mid-1970s, he was attracted to a fellow (male) student. He wanted to talk about his feelings of homosexual desire to a respected old rabbi — but was afraid to. So Greenberg fudged...
Did Jewish visitors to Temple Mount spark current tensions?
NY Mets in the playoffs: Should they be thanking Bernie Madoff?
What Syria’s refugees think about Israel might surprise you
U.S. says it considers violent acts against Israel as terrorism
One killed, one wounded in shooting near Texas Southern University
November 20, 2012 | 12:40 pm
September 5, 2012 | 10:59 am
July 11, 2012 | 9:14 am
The Episcopal Church—the U.S. branch of the old Church of England—yesterday approved a liturgy for its clergy to use during same-sex unions. Episcopalians are the largest U.S. denomination to do so.
Delegates to its triennial convention voted 171-50 to approve the...
May 15, 2012 | 4:44 pm
Yitz Jordan’s identity as a black Orthodox Jewish rapper was already a bit complicated. Jordan, known as Y-Love has struggled with his public image for years—and today in an interview published by Out magazine Y-Love revealed that he is gay.
“I’ve never been...