The Passover seder, designed by and for women


The Passover seder, designed by and for women


By LAUREN MARKOE
 © 2015 Religion News Service BETHESDA, Md. — On the first night of Passover, Jews ask aloud, “Why is this night different from all other nights?” For a group of 150-plus women gathered Sunday (March 22) at Congregation Beth El north of Washington,...
Bob Jones III apologizes for stone-the-gays remarks


Bob Jones III apologizes for stone-the-gays remarks


By KEVIN ECKSTROM
 © 2015 Religion News Service The former president of Bob Jones University, one of the nation’s bastions of Christian fundamentalism, has apologized for comments he made in 1980 that gays and lesbians should be stoned to death. Bob Jones III, who...