What Pastors and Priests Can Learn from Yeshivas

In a wide-ranging conversation with the Christian Bible scholar Dru Johnson, Jeff Jacoby explains his proposal to offer non-Jewish clergy a taste of traditional Jewish study, arguing that doing so can not only enhance interfaith understanding, but help participants toward a deeper understanding of their own traditions. (Audio, 43 minutes.)

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More about: Jewish education, Jewish-Christian relations, Shabbat

The Demise of UNRWA Is Long Overdue

June 27 2022

The head of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)—which provides educational and social services to the descendants of Palestinian refugees—recently predicted disaster if the organization is unable to raise $100 million in the next few months. Ruthie Blum explains why this official’s claim that UNRWA “is indispensable in the lives of Palestinian refugees” is simply false:

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, UNRWA