Devout militants have gained power among both Israeli Jews and Palestinian Muslims, making the conflict even more intractable.
Jewish leaders in states with trigger bans hope interfaith activism may help them advocate for reproductive health.
The landscape of church-state issues is increasingly fluid, but even so, few people probably expected Yeshiva University (YU), a Modern Orthodox Jewish institution in New York, to ask the Supreme Court to permit it to block recognition of gay student groups on campus.
The earliest Jewish tribes, inhabitants of the arid lands of Canaan, Phoenicia and Palestine, developed the first known Jewish prayer space, the tentlike tabernacle.
One of the many reasons I so respect Judaism is its unique take on the afterlife: While it unambiguously affirms an afterlife, it is preoccupied with this life.