“Stop Calling Us ‘Ultra-Orthodox,’” writes Yaakov Menken at Cross Currents, commenting on Abbott Katz’s article, “Stop Calling Me an ‘Ultra-Orthodox Jew,’” in The Forward.

The Vatican and the Jews

The Vatican has issued an explanatory statement on the revised Good Friday prayer for the 1962 Roman Missal (see also John Allen): Following the publication of the new Prayer for the Jews for the 1962 edition of the Roman Missal, some groups within the Jewish community have expressed disappointment that it is not in harmony…