(RNS) The independent watchdog panel created by Congress to monitor religious freedom conditions worldwide issued its 16th annual report last week.
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NEW YORK (RNS) The directions, if a little stilted, look familiar: “The Order Of The Diagram Written Here Teaches The Return Home.”
Think Parcheesi or Sorry.
But then think again. The board is not cardboard or plastic; it’s 1,035-year-old vellum. And there are no dice—just prayers.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Csanád Szegedi remembers looking in the mirror when he learned that his grandparents on his mother’s side were Jewish.
“This is not the way a Jew looks,” he thought to himself.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Tensions over Israel’s absorption of Ethiopian Jewish immigrants that have simmered for decades exploded into the open here over the weekend, leading to dozens of injuries and more than 20 arrests.
(The Christian Science Monitor) The Nigerian military entered Boko Haram territory in the Sambisa Forest several times last week, reportedly rescuing 677 women.
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