In what was anything but a typical Yom HaShoah assemblage, more than 300 people — including two rabbis, a Methodist preacher, a Catholic priest and a U.S. congressman — packed into Temple Ramat Zion in Northridge on April 7 for an interdenominational observance titled “Remembering...
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The general conference of the United Methodist Church voted not to divest from three companies that trade with Israel.
Two-thirds of the approximately 1,000 delegates to the conference voted Wednesday in Tampa, Fla., against a motion to divest from Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions...
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The Claremont School of Theology, a Christian divinity school in Los Angeles, will use a $40 million gift to begin training Jewish and Muslim clergy.
The gift from David and Joan Lincoln of Arizona, which was announced Monday, will help Claremont transform itself into a multifaith...
October 1, 2008 | 2:48 am
Admitted Methodist Barrett Brown reports:
We are approaching the year 5769 of the Hebrew calendar, which is actually pretty awesome insomuch as that it puts us farther in to the future than does the more widespread Gregorian accounting. This is not quite as a cool as being ten...
November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm
"Teshuvah," turning, repentance, reconciliation, is a gift given to all people. People change, institutions change, policies change.
Consider the largely unreported and unheralded change in the Presbyterian Church (USA). By a vote of 431 to 62 in July 2004, the church voted to...
December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Wayne Hinton is a Methodist, and he understands what Jewish audiences will feel when they hear a performance by the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony.
"It's like when you hear a Frenchman conducting French music," said Hinton, the symphony's executive director. "It's akin to their...
January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm
On Jan. 14, you could hear the wake-up call sounding for Jews all across America.
Perhaps you noticed the article by reporter Elizabeth Bernstein in that morning's Wall Street Journal. Perhaps someone e-mailed it to you. Perhaps numerous someones emailed it to you.
It appeared in my...