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Religious Leaders Try to Cope with Islamic State Attacks
Originally Posted: 09/30/2014 - 10:32am | Type: Blog

Religious leaders agree the Islamic State — also known as ISIL or ISIS — must be stopped. Their struggle is how best to do it. Religious leaders agree the Islamic State — also kno ...

Presbyterians Narrowly Vote to Divest from 3 Companies Involved in Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted Friday to divest church funds from three American companies it cited for profiting from the oppression of Palestinians within Israel’s occupied territories. ...

Pope Francis, Marc Chagall, and the Jews
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 3:46pm | Type: Blog

Novelist Chaim Potok captured the strain of transition from religious traditionalism to artistic expression in the fictional character Asher Lev. Novelist Chaim Potok captured the ...

Pope Francis: Christianity is Incompatible with Anti-Semitism
Originally Posted: 06/25/2013 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

In his first official meeting with a Jewish delegation, Pope Francis on Monday reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s condemnation of anti-Semitism and vowed to further deepen Catholic-Jewish relations. ...

New York City Sues Orthodox Shops Over Dress Codes
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

The New York City Commissionon Human Rights is suing ultra-Orthodox Jewish business owners in Brooklyn because they posted signs calling on customers to dress modestly in their stores. ...

Top 10 Religious Stories of 2010
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Every day as I review the news, I'm conscious of stories relating to religious faith. Every day as I review the news, I'm conscious of stories relating to religious fait ...

Who Speaks for American Jews?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

It's the age-old question. Who can claim to speak for American Jews on Israel?</p> <p>World Jewish Congress president Ron Lauder seems to think he's found the answer. It's him.< ...