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Is cultured meat the kosher way to go?

By Mark Silk — February 6, 2023
And if we have cultured beef, is the real thing eco-kosher?
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Why right-wing populism should worry us all

By Jeffrey Salkin — February 3, 2023
(RNS) — Religion can make you better, or it can make you worse. A podcast on white evangelical populism in America.

After 30 years, Buddhist-inspired message of ‘Groundhog Day’ still holds spiritual power

By Bob Smietana — February 2, 2023
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (RNS) — Part Hollywood love story and part secular spiritual parable, the 1993 film shows life can be better if we pay attention.

Clergy protest legislation targeting transgender children in Missouri

By Emily McFarlan Miller — February 2, 2023
(RNS) — Jewish and Christian clergy have taken an active role in protesting what one advocacy group has called the ‘most dangerous’ session of the Missouri Legislature for the LGBTQ community it has seen in years.

Time to remember more than one atrocity? A defense of Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Avi Shafran — February 1, 2023
(RNS) — There’s a reason we take a special day to remember the Holocaust.

Reconstructionist Jews call for reparations, embark on racial justice pilgrimages

By Yonat Shimron — January 31, 2023
(RNS) — The denominational resolution calls for a ‘deep reflection on the ways in which we have participated in or benefitted from racial injustices in our communities.’

Hitler became German chancellor 90 years ago. The world is still recovering.

By A. James Rudin — January 30, 2023
(RNS) — The events of January 30, 1933, instilled a still-persistent yearning for xenophobic totalitarian rule.

His art was an act of ‘sacred listening’ says ‘Portraits in Faith’ photographer

By Bob Smietana — January 27, 2023
(RNS)— A selection of Daniel Epstein's portraits is now on display as part of an exhibit called 'See the Other,' at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

New technology allows Holocaust survivors to tell their stories for all time

By Yonat Shimron — January 26, 2023
(RNS) — The technology is providing a way for future generations to interact with a hologram-style likenesses of Holocaust survivors.

Twitter reinstated white nationalist Nick Fuentes. He lasted 24 hours.

By Meagan Saliashvili — January 25, 2023
(RNS) — In his brief Twitter comeback tour, Fuentes spouted late-night obscenities and conspiratorial, antisemitic musings.

16 objects from Germany tell story of Holocaust in new ways

By Kirsten Grieshaber — January 24, 2023
BERLIN (AP) — The exhibition Sixteen Objects marks the 70th anniversary of the Yad Vashem memorial, bringing back to Germany an array of items Jews took with them when they fled the Nazis.

Multifaith leaders urge unity in aftermath of Monterey Park shooting that left 11 dead

By Alejandra Molina — January 24, 2023
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (RNS) — To Chuching Wang, who helped organize the vigil, it was deeply moving to see people of different ethnicities and religions unite in the aftermath of the shooting that struck the Chinese American community.

David Crosby was my first Bible teacher

By Jeffrey Salkin — January 24, 2023
(RNS) — He lived hard, played well, sang beautifully and died in a good old age. What else could you ask for?
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