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Whoever wins in Georgia, democracy already won the midterms

By Bridget Moix — December 1, 2022
(RNS) — We ignore the victory of the peaceful and orderly elections at our own peril.
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Right-wing Jews bail on Trump

By Mark Silk — November 29, 2022
(RNS) — The dinner with Ye and Fuentes was a bridge too far.

Death and the Little Black Funeral Dress

By Jana Riess — November 29, 2022
(RNS) — Each time I wear it to mourn someone I’ve loved, my dress becomes more steeped in love and history.

How to be one church in divisive times

By Charles C. Camosy — November 29, 2022
(RNS) — Remember the great gift of the exhortation, 'Be the first to love.'

In Advent, we hope and wait. Climate change doesn’t lend itself to either.

By Thomas Reese — November 28, 2022
(RNS) — Advent is supposed to be a time of anticipation and hope, but the threat of global warming brings me anxiety and fear.

It’s been a week since the Club Q shooting. Let’s not move on.

By Shane Claiborne — November 28, 2022
(RNS) — The LGBTQ community continues to bear a disproportionate amount of hateful gun violence in America.

To those Jews who still support him

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 27, 2022
(RNS) — Dining with Kanye and a Holocaust denier should have been enough. But it was enough years ago.

Time for a “new” Jewish holiday

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 25, 2022
"Funny, you don't look Jewish" is not funny. We need to change the perceptions of what it means to look, and do, Jewish.

The simple faith of gathering together and giving thanks

By Jacob Lupfer — November 23, 2022
(RNS) — These hymns ring loud in my consciousness after other trappings of devotion have fallen away.

This Thanksgiving, give thanks for refugees

By Darcy Hirsh — November 23, 2022
(RNS) — Let us be grateful — with words and actions — for the refugees who have helped make this country what it is.

Pilgrims, not patriots

By Tracy McKenzie — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — The Pilgrims thought of themselves as temporary travelers in a world that was not their home. 

How to talk to kids about antisemitism

By Jeffrey Salkin — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — A sad but necessary lesson for difficult and challenging times.

Evangelical Christians’ abortion strategy may have cost them more than an election

By Valerie Cooper — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Having lost their children as voters, they look likely to lose their young people as co-religionists.
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