Opening: The call for congregation


The steady call to reopen churches, amplified by presidential encouragement, is thrilling to some and alarming to others. How do we return to worship when the act of group singing, chanting and praying can be so dangerous? This week, Beliefs producer Jay Woodward spoke with RNS opinion columnist Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin and RNS Editor-in Chief Bob Smietana to assess the tensions facing churches across the country.