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Holding Hasidic schools to account

By Mark Silk — September 25, 2022
(RNS) — The current Supreme Court, where a new New York law is likely to end up, isn't prone to do so.
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Dear President Biden, the pandemic is not over

By Jacqui Lewis — September 22, 2022
(RNS) — ‘You do you’ has never been the gospel.

How Yeshiva University tries to balance ‘yeshiva’ and ‘university’

By Steven Fine — September 22, 2022
(RNS) — The school’s refusal to accept a club for LGBTQ students highlights the complexities of being both modern and orthodox.

Why America needs the shofar

By Brad Hirschfield — September 21, 2022
(RNS) — How the shofar teaches us to listen, and learn.

Of candidates and climate: The unspoken forces behind the migrants in Martha’s Vineyard

By Phyllis Zagano — September 21, 2022
(RNS) — Abbott, Ducey, DeSantis and their minions are trafficking human beings.

In faith communities, Gen Z minorities struggle to find belonging

By Josh Packard and Hannah Turner — September 20, 2022
(RNS) — Young BIPOC enter faith communities with certain hopes and expectations for how these communities will support congregants of color.

For the lockdown generation, prayer is merely code for inaction

By Bekah McNeel — September 20, 2022
(RNS) — Gun violence is in the air Americans breathe, and like air, I knew Texas’ response to what happened in Uvalde would be neither solid nor substantial.

‘Fifth Little Girl’ of 1963 Klan bombing reunites with nurse

By Barnett Wright — September 20, 2022
(AP) — On Sept. 15, Birmingham commemorated the explosion that proved to be a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement, became a catalyst for change in the United States, and ultimately prompted global efforts for equality and human rights.

You must watch Ken Burns’ PBS series on America and the Holocaust

By Jeffrey Salkin — September 19, 2022
(RNS) — This documentary about the Holocaust was made for our times. To understand the darker elements of America, it is required viewing.

National Conservatism Conference puts the best and worst of the GOP on display

By Jacob Lupfer — September 17, 2022
(RNS) — Conservatism may have something to say about important issues, but it will need more worthy messengers.

Southern governors sending migrants north face a crisis of faith

By Jonathan Merritt — September 16, 2022
(RNS) — It’s getting harder for a politician to adhere to Christian morals and get elected president.

Orphanages are a ticket to education for many. Here’s why we need to change this.

By Laura Horvath — September 16, 2022
(RNS) — The education we offer is often the reason children end up in orphanages. 

Yeshiva University is forced to accept an LGBTQ club

By Mark Silk — September 15, 2022
(RNS) — But it’s unclear for how long.
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