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Obama’s faith-based initiative still on shaky First Amendment ground

In a widely publicized speech in July 2008, candidate Barack Obama pledged that “if you get a federal grant, you … Continued

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Need for a Muslim-Jewish alliance

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Speaking Truth to the UN Human Rights Council

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US Jews, Muslims Need New Playbook

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Religious Freedom at Guantanamo

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