Opinion

To those Jews who still support him
By Jeffrey Salkin — November 27, 2022
When he invited Kanye and a Holocaust denier to Mar-a-Lago, that should have been enough. But, it was enough years ago.
Time for a “new” Jewish holiday
By Jeffrey Salkin — November 25, 2022
The simple faith of gathering together and giving thanks
By Jacob Lupfer — November 23, 2022
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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 — much less a nation. 
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 Paul O'Donnell — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Having lost their children as voters, they look likely to lose their young people as co-religionists.
The confusing path of the US Catholic bishops
By Paul O'Donnell — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — At their fall plenary meeting, the bishops spent less time on the Gospel than on internal church matters.
Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King. Here’s why it still matters.
By Jacob Lupfer — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Christ the King offers both a hopeful and a sobering reminder to Christians, whose loyalty to Jesus becomes subordinated to political ideology.
Catholic bishops punt again on ‘Faithful Citizenship,’ reflecting divisions on politics
By Thomas Reese — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Nothing said at the bishops’ meeting indicated that they know how to deal with the post-Dobbs, post-election reality other than to say, 'more of the same.'
The Twitter exodus: As a Christian minister, I can no longer stay
By Chuck Currie — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — As long as Musk is in charge without restraints or oversight, I'll be away. 
How Chappelle’s antisemitic ‘SNL’ bit betrays Black liberation
By Paul O'Donnell — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — The comedian never misses an opportunity to minimize the abuse of oppressed people not his own. 
Two cheers for Michael Gerson
By Mark Silk — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — And may he rest in peace.
The hidden joke behind “Hogan’s Heroes”
By Jeffrey Salkin — November 17, 2022
Was "Hogan's Heroes" funny? Yes -- and dead serious, as well.
No, Stacey Abrams is not Moses
By Candice Marie Benbow — November 16, 2022
(RNS) — She is not a man who squandered the opportunity of a lifetime. She is a Black woman who tried to bring revolutionary change to a deeply red state.