SAMMA, Estonia (RNS) — The Maausk community, along with Estonia’s other prominent neopagans, the Taaraists, tripled in size from 2001 to 2011, the latest figures available from the national census.
(The Conversation) — In the 21st century, evangelical conservatives aren’t promoting their agenda by smuggling Bibles behind the Iron Curtain, but by harnessing Putin’s reputation as a leader in the resurgent global Right.
(RNS) The Jews I visited yearned so desperately for American political values — upholding the human dignity and fundamental freedoms that indeed made America great. And now I see our country turning away from those fundamental values.
(RNS) We need to consider something similar to the 1980s protests for the freedom of Soviet Jews, for Christians and other religious minorities that are now being persecuted around the world.