Adam H. Becker is an associate professor of Religious Studies, and Classics Director of the Religious Studies Program at New York University. According to NYU’s website, “Professor Becker’s research interests include Christian martyrdom in the Sasanian Empire, Jewish-Christian relations in Late Antiquity, the social and intellectual history of the Syriac (Christian Aramaic) tradition, the missionary encounter […]
While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
The Roman Catholic Church, established in the first century, is one of the oldest Christian traditions. One of the primary tenets of Catholicism is the belief in apostolic succession, which holds that the chosen successors of the Twelve Apostles have been granted spiritual authority passed down through the ages from Jesus Christ. This chain of […]
Tovana is an organization that promotes the spiritual teachings and practices of Buddhism, focusing on inner peace, awakening and a life of harmony and wisdom.
The Community of Mindfulness in Israel practices and promotes the mindfulness tradition of Zen throughout the Middle East. The organization is located in Tel Aviv.
Yoga of Love is an organization in Jerusalem that encourages mental and physical improvements in daily life through the integration of daily yoga. The website provides information and resources on the philosophies of yoga, such as vegetarianism, education for universal values, relationship building, community life and social contribution.
Mishpacha Jewish Family Weekly is an Orthodox Jewish magazine. It is published in Jerusalem. Its North American office is based in Brooklyn.
The Jerusalem Post is an English-language daily newspaper. Liat Collins heads the international edition.