Beliefs COMMENTARY: My top 10 religion stories from 2013 By A. James Rudin | December 19, 2013 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs Rabbi A. James Rudin is the American Jewish Committee’s senior interreligious adviser. He can be reached at jamesrudin.com . His latest book is “Pillar of Fire: The Biography of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise,” published by Texas Tech University Press. RNS photo courtesy of Rabbi A. James Rudin Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) Here are my picks for the top 10 religion stories of 2013.