Martin Luther King Jr

Actress Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's trailblazing Uhura, dies at 89

Nichols, whose fans included Martin Luther King Jr. and a young Barack Obama, "succumbed to natural causes and passed away" on Saturday night, her son, Kyle Johnson, wrote on Facebook.

By REUTERS
01/08/2022

Honoring the late Coretta Scott King – a supporter of Israel

Opinion: "The Kings' love for Israel ... inspires our work in the Holy Land now."

By Dr. Ruth Pauline Plummer
27/04/2022

Presbyterian Church senior official: Israel commits 'slavery' against Palestinians

"The continued occupation in Palestine/Israel is 21st-century slavery and should be abolished immediately," wrote the Presbyterian Church's Stated Clerk, Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II.

Jews, Muslims can walk a common path – Martin Luther King showed us how

The Colleyville hostage crises showed that whether one is Jewish or Muslim, the issue is with extremists – not ideologies.

By EBOO PATEL/JTA , JOSHUA STANTON/JTA
18/01/2022

'Most arrested rabbi' who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. dies at 92

Civil rights activist and Freedom Rider rabbi Israel “Sy” Dresner died Thursday at age 92.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
17/01/2022

Martin Luther King Jr. left a powerful legacy against hate - opinion

Dr. King devoted considerable effort to strengthen ties between the black and Jewish communities.

Zionists helped defeat segregation in Baltimore - opinion

This story began in the autumn of 1946, when the Zionist activists known as the Bergson Group sponsored a Broadway play called 'A Flag is Born.'

MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. (center) marches in Selma, Alabama, alongside Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (s

Rabbi Robert Marx, who marched with Martin Luther King, dies at 93

Marx was involved in other interfaith work as well.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
05/04/2021
RABBI ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL presents a Judaism and World Peace award to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

'I have a dream': Jews and African Americans celebrate freedom together

"It was Dr. King who took the Hebrew Bible and made it a modern liberation manifesto, thereby demonstrating to the Jewish community, the contemporary power of Jewish prophecy and values."

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