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I stand with Bari Weiss

By Jeffrey Salkin — July 15, 2020

(RNS) — The former New York Times writer is a committed Jew and Zionist — and an endangered centrist.

Weekend Plug-in: April 3, 2020

By Bobby Ross Jr. — April 4, 2020

A roundup of analysis, insights and top headlines from the world of faith.

Equity requires new taxes and the enforcement of current laws

By Thomas Reese — May 28, 2019

(RNS) — Tax avoidance is not a new topic for God’s faithful: The Old Testament prophet Amos condemned the wealthy of his generation for the same tactics.

A fight over ‘So help me God’? God help us

By Thomas Reese — May 13, 2019

(RNS) — Let’s avoid adding more fuel to the culture wars. God should not be a political football.

The Cartoon and the Rabbi

By Joshua Feigelson — May 2, 2019

(RNS) — A rabbi shot in an anti-Semitic attack published an oped in the Times days after the paper apologized for a anti-Semitic cartoon, a testament to the unique place the paper holds in American, and American Jewish, life.

What is up with those antisemitic cartoons?

By Jeffrey Salkin — April 30, 2019

Those cartoons that portrayed Bibi and Trump as blind are using one of the most significant antisemitic tropes in history. Now you know.

Why can’t the New York Times get Hanukkah right?

By Jeffrey Salkin — December 6, 2018

Hanukkah Harry? Bah, humbug!

Religion journalists singing country & blues in Nashville

By Thomas Reese — September 5, 2017

(RNS) — ‘There are simply fewer religion writers today. They have either been laid off or jumped ship before they got pushed out.’

Does Judaism = liberalism?

By Jeffrey Salkin — June 15, 2017

Whether or not Judaism is liberalism, it still must speak to the world.

Religio-secular … again

By Martin E. Marty — April 26, 2017

How “religious” are the “religious” when they make political or consumer choices? How “secular” are the “secular” when they want to do justice to American culture and society by simply overlooking religion and the religious?

On Planned Parenthood controversy, ‘The New York Times’ swings and whiffs

By Jonathan Merritt — July 22, 2015

By sidestepping the elements of the story that have outraged Americans, it’s as if the editorial board is trying to prove true the conservatives who claim their paper is run by left-leaning elitists.

David Brooks on morality, theology, and his personal religious journey

By Jonathan Merritt — May 1, 2015

On sensitive moral and theological matters, the “New York Times” columnist is ready to share his thinking. But not completely.

How Frank Bruni misunderstands Christians—and why it matters

By Jonathan Merritt — April 6, 2015

The New York Times columnist argues church leaders should be “made” to abandon their views on same-sex relationships. If liberals want to energize their opposition, this is exactly the kind of thing that will do it.

Evangelical adoption movement attacked…again

By Jonathan Merritt — September 24, 2013

The evangelical adoption movement is under attack, mostly from the left.

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