(RNS) A new survey finds Israelis wrestling with the nation's identity. Most Jews there say it can be both Jewish and democratic. Most Israeli Muslims and Christians disagree.
(RNS) The image of U.S. religion created by pollsters is too often inaccurate, shallow and misleading, writes a leading sociologist of religion.
(RNS) Catholic Democrats and Republicans are miles apart on the cause and the urgency of global warming. Can the popular pope's urgently written encyclical bridge the gap?
(RNS) As the proportion of Americans who are Christian declines, the share who are Jewish is holding firm. But some Jewish scholars say the data are nothing to celebrate.
(RNS) This includes people in virtually all demographic groups, whether they are “nearing retirement or just entering adulthood, married or single, living in the West or the Bible Belt.”
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
WASHINGTON (RNS) What's the most defining trait of what it means to be a Jew in America? Just 15 percent say it involves religious belief, according to a new study.