RNS Opening Budget — Wednesday, November 13, 2019

RNS-Ukraine-Jews: Why are so many players in the impeachment trial Jewish?
(RNS) — Public hearings in the presidential impeachment inquiry begin today Wednesday (Nov. 13), as a parade of witnesses march into the Longworth House Office Building to offer televised testimonies. As viewers following the saga may have already gleaned, there’s a disproportionate number of Jewish actors in this drama. Why is that? By Yonat Shimron. 700 words. (category: a)

RNS-Protection-Minors: At the Vatican, big-tech and inter-faith groups team up to protect minors on the web
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — An inter-religious coalition of big-tech companies and institutions meeting at the Vatican (Nov. 14-25) wants to create a safe environment for children on the internet through cooperation and concrete actions. By Claire Giangravé. 800 words. (category: i)