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Princeton Theological Seminary students, alumni seek ouster of trustee chair

By Adelle M. Banks — March 21, 2023

(RNS) — ‘The seminary needs a deeper reckoning,’ they wrote, ‘with its current relationship to and investment in modern systems of enslavement.’

Never make predictions about the Jews

By Jeffrey Salkin — March 21, 2023

(RNS) — An American Jewish sage tried to predict Judaism, 2025. You’ll be surprised at what he got right — and wrong.

Israel’s Reform rabbi and legislator on judicial overhaul: ‘It doesn’t look good.’

By Yonat Shimron — March 20, 2023

(RNS) — Gilad Kariv, who serves on the Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, said he wants American Jews to help protect Israel’s democracy.

From Christchurch to Emanuel AME, we must recognize the patterns of white supremacy

By Danielle N. Boaz — March 20, 2023

(RNS) — Recent reports suggest the attacks on houses of worship are not rare and the perpetrators are seldom acting alone.   

Ukraine’s Hare Krishnas survive war by Zoom and serving neighbors

By Tori Luecking — March 20, 2023

(RNS) — Many of the estimated 15,000 Hare Krishnas who call Ukraine home have continued their daily practice and serve their neighbors, even as several temples have been damaged or destroyed and their communities scattered.

The lesson of Silicon Bank: Regulations protect good businesses as well as consumers

By Thomas Reese — March 20, 2023

(RNS) — Libertarian capitalists are hypocrites. They hate government regulations, but when they are in trouble, they expect the government to bail them out.

Bitter infighting threatens Kenya’s Methodist Church

By Fredrick Nzwili — March 20, 2023

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — At the center of a controversy that has been unfolding since 2015 is Presiding Bishop Joseph Ntombura.

Johnny Hunt, disgraced former SBC pastor, sues denomination he once led

By Bob Smietana — March 18, 2023

(RNS) — In a court filing, Hunt admitted kissing and fondling another pastor’s wife but says the incident was consensual and private and should not have been made public in a major 2022 report.

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