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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 6 days ago
Christian missionary work spans the globe. But Jewish mission trips?Your average American synagogue is not planning a congregational visit to a poor corner of the world. But a few are...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 2 weeks 2 days ago
The Supreme Court on Jan. 12 considered a tiny church’s curbside sign in a case that could raise the bar on government regulation of speech, and make it easier for houses of worship to...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 4 weeks 1 day ago
Hoping to draw more attention to the global problem of attacks against Jews and Judaism, the Simon Wiesenthal Center on December 29 released its list of the top 10 worst anti-Semitic...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 6 weeks 2 days ago
The Senate has confirmed Rabbi David Saperstein as the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, making him the first non-Christian to hold the job.Saperstein, who...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 6 weeks 5 days ago
Christians don’t seem to mind that so many beloved Christmas songs were written by Jews — and Jews tend to reel off the list with pride."White Christmas." "Let It Snow." "Santa Baby." "I’ll Be Home...