(The Christian Science Monitor) Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. said his motive for killing three people outside two Jewish centers in a Kansas City suburb last year was simple: Jewish people have too much power and must be stopped.
Never mind that none of the victims, including a boy, was Jewish.
(The Christian Science Monitor) In its latest assault on Syria’s cultural heritage, the self-described Islamic State has used explosives to destroy part of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel in the ancient caravan town of Palmyra, local activists said.
Four decades ago, the YMCA in Jerusalem opened a “peace preschool” that brought Arab and Jewish children into shared classrooms. Then as now, schools in Israel were strictly divided by language (Arabic or Hebrew) and hence also by religion—Christians and Muslims in Arabic schools, Jews in Hebrew schools.
(The Christian Science Monitor) Amelia Boynton Robinson, a pivotal figure in the struggle for civil rights in Selma, Alabama—and whose picture, battered and left unconscious by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge became an iconic image that publicized the often violent struggle to enfranchise black voters—died Wednesday (August 26) i