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Does religious freedom in America have a prayer?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 30, 2022
It was not a simple prayer on the 50 yard line. It was a cultural statement about religion in America, and it is not good.

When is it time to leave America?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 28, 2022

Does God make sense?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 24, 2022
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Why LGBTQ pride is a Jewish issue

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 20, 2022
(RNS) — The intersectionality of Jews and gays has a particular power and poignancy.

Why A. B. Yehoshua matters

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 16, 2022
He was my first Israeli literary crush. Here is why.

BDS goes full antisemite

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 12, 2022
(RNS) — Stop worrying if there is a hyphen in antisemitic. This is it.

Can Blacks and Jews re-boot their relationship?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 10, 2022
A quiet weekend in St. Augustine uncovers a holy place. For both Jews and Blacks.

Will God save the Queen?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 6, 2022
(RNS) — Many of us are total fans of the royals. What does that say about us, and about them?

Why ‘The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem’ matters

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 3, 2022
(RNS) — Come for the story. Stay for the strong women characters.

Celebrate Jerusalem, but …

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 31, 2022
(RNS) — The Jerusalem Day Flag March is an unnecessary provocation.

It is time for our politicians to repent

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 27, 2022
Politicians are allowed -- even commanded -- to admit that they were wrong. Why don't they?

If you love the Bible and God, then love children. Live children.

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 25, 2022
(RNS) — I am so done.

Should religion influence abortion policy?

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 23, 2022
(RNS) — Your theological claim cannot be the law of the land. This is America and this is 2022.

What I learned when I got COVID

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 18, 2022
(RNS) — This is what ‘positive thinking’ can get you. In the midst of it all, COVID-19 became my rabbi.

From Charleston to Pittsburgh to Buffalo, their blood cries out

By Jeffrey Salkin — May 16, 2022
(RNS) — Buffalo reminds us: Jews and Blacks are allies.
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