|21. Reform Judaism in Israel: Progress and Prospects [10/24/2004] Ref #11138|
Advocates of religious pluralism in Israel have two areas of concern: the Orthodox Chief Rabbinates control over certain matters of state policy and their felt need for alternative modes of religious expression to Orthodoxy. This article details the development of Reform Judaism in Israel and the obstacles the movement faces.
|Ephraim Taboory | American Jewish Committee|
|22. The Shaping of Masorati Judaism in Israel [10/24/2004] Ref #11139|
Conservative institutions in Israel seek to provide a religious Jewish identity for secular Jews who feel alienated from Judaism. Adherents of Israeli Conservatism feel that it constitutes a potential bridge between secular and religious Jews. Whether or not it will succeed may depend on its ability to convince large numbers of nonreligious Israelis, who identify Jewishly with a secular state and its culture, that religion is a core dimension of Jewishness and that the Jewish religion speaks to their spiritual needs.
|American Jewish Committee|
|23. Religious Freedom in the World [10/21/2004] Ref #11132|
Map of Religious Freedom 2000 offers a color-coded guide to the status of religious freedom in all countries.
|24. Jewish Society in Israel [2/1/2004] Ref #11148|
Statistics and background of developiment of Jewish society in modern Israel.
|http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Facts%20About%20Israel/People/SOCIETY-%20Jew ish%20Society ()|
|25. The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Web site [1/23/2004] Ref #10515|
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Web site
|26. The priorities of Muslim-Americans [11/25/2003] Ref #10402|
American Muslims need to get their priorities straight.
|Joseph Farah | WorldNetDaily.com |
|27. Escalation of Incitement to Violence During the Month of Ramadan [11/20/2003] Ref #10410|
The month of Ramadan, the month of fasting, has a special status as the month of religious spirituality and devotion. However, in Muslim tradition it is also perceived as a month of Jihad.
|28. Saudi Information Agency [11/7/2003] Ref #10385|
The main author of the Saudi religious curriculum expressed his unequivocal support for the legalization of slavery in one of his lectures recorded on a cassette and obtained exclusively by SIA news.
|Saudi Information Agency|
|29. Saudi Clerics Hit More Rights for Women [9/11/2003] Ref #10306|
Prominent Saudi clerics and academics warned Wednesday against calls for equality and increased rights for women, saying such efforts aim to make Muslim women more like "infidel" Western types.
|30. Al-Qaeda: The 39 Principles of Holy War [9/9/2003] Ref #10298|
The 39 principles of Jihad as described by Al-Qaeda in Al-salem's book.
|Joel Leyden | Israel News Agency|