We talk to some of the “rock stars” of First Amendment scholarship: Marci Hamilton, Charles Haynes, Douglas Laycock, David Saperstein, Marc Stern, Jeffrey Toobin, Asma Uddin and others to explore contested issues—from contraception to sharia—and shed light on what they think will happen next.
A visionary to some, a troublemaker to others, Anat Hoffman is leading the charge for women to be allowed to read the Torah at the Western Wall. The executive director of the Israel Reform Action Committee and spokesperson for Women of the Wall has become the face of the fight for religious freedom in Israel.
The beliefs of “Judeo-Christian” pro-lifers–aka the American Christian right–do not represent the Jewish theological position.
Israel’s unexpected political turn means the U.S. should push issues of peace, Palestinians and territory harder than ever.
With the new government in place, Israelis are beginning to address the complicated question of what they want their country to look like.
Some people can’t handle the findings of a study that dares to compare Palestinian and Israeli textbooks.