Faith leaders can help end COVID-19 pandemic by promoting vaccination
(RNS) — Clergy need to seek advice from professionals and listen to our communities’ concerns.
Vatican and US join to condemn rising anti-Semitism
Tom Hanks, Joanne Rogers to raise money to rebuild Tree of Life Synagogue site
Banning circumcision is an unnecessary bar to Jewish belonging in Europe
(RNS) — As European governments have woken to the need to fight anti-Semitism, they should adopt a common approach to guarantee this religious practice.
Muslim, Sikh and Jewish groups seek inclusion in California’s new ethnic studies curriculum
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The model curriculum for high schoolers focuses on Chicanos and Latino Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans.
Anxiety, loneliness and spiritual isolation characterize life in prison during pandemic
NEW YORK (RNS) — Religious practices of all sorts are fixtures of community for those inside — and all have been stymied by the pandemic lockdowns.
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks taught Judaism to the world
(RNS) — You know that whole ‘light to the nations’ thing? That was Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. His memory is a blessing.
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, who brought Judaism to a global audience, dies
(RNS) — The former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom won a large audience for his ability to reconcile the particularities of Judaism with universal concerns.
Who will President Joe Biden listen to on faith matters?
(RNS) — The nation’s second Catholic president is likely to bring a more restrained, interfaith approach to his faith-based politics than his predecessor.
Exit polls show few changes in the religious vote
(RNS) — Support for President Donald Trump among white evangelicals remained constant. Catholics split their vote. And non-Christians voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden.
Vote, pray, wait: Faith leaders reassure congregations, call for full vote count as election remains uncertain
(RNS) — Clergy, houses of worship and faith-based organizations have been preparing their members for a long wait for election results.
Welcome to Sodom, USA
(RNS) — Cry the beloved country. No matter who wins.
A cemetery is desecrated, shaking Michigan’s Jewish community on Election Day
(RNS) — Gayle Kirshenbaum planned to spend Election Day calling potential voters and urging them to vote. Instead she woke up to the news that the cemetery where her grandparents are buried was desecrated.
7 religious voter trends to look for on Election Day
(RNS) — How and where faith-oriented voters could swing the vote.
Election stress? Check out these spiritual self-care activities designed for the day
(RNS) — Take a break from ‘doomscrolling’ and join a prayer vigil, a guided meditation, a poetry reading or even a sing-along.