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Why faith matters in foreign policy

Belief is a habit of mind that reckons possibilities. It is a faith that fires an alchemy that transforms possibility … Continued

A chance for peace? Israeli elections 2013

BAZ RATNER REUTERS An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary … Continued

Ma’ale Adumim: The mother of all Israeli settlements

Ammar Awad Reuters The West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem, is seen behind sign posts on Dec. … Continued

Romney, Obama and the elephants in the room

A previous version of the blog entry misspelled author Vishal Mangalwadi’s and Rabbi Daniel Sperber’s name. I could see Anwar … Continued

Waxman: ‘I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican’

“I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican. They’ve been moving in that direction. And those that … Continued

Using the Holocaust, again

BAZ RATNER REUTERS Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators look at a boy (low L) wearing a cloth cap and a yellow Star … Continued

Controversial Israeli ad campaign: An age-old tale

Sometimes following in the footsteps, real or imagined, of a nation’s founding father can be a very poor idea. Events … Continued

Gilad Shalit returns: One Israeli for 1,027 Palestinians?

– AFP/GETTY IMAGES Israeli Defence Ministry shows Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit (2nd R) walks beside his father Noam (R) for … Continued

Issues and ideas take center stage for social conservatives

Win McNamee GETTY IMAGES WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 03: Members of the Faith and Freedom Coalition listen to conservative speakers … Continued

The elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians

What does it mean for the future of the peace process that Ehud Barak, Israel’s Defense minister and head of … Continued

U.S. Christians meet with Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu

Last week, a coalition from Christians United for Israel, Texas Pastor John Hagee’s pro-Israel advocacy group, met with Israeli Prime … Continued

Gays should be welcomed by our religious institutions

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

Invoking Ahimsa (non-violence) and Shanti (peace) globally

Peace talks: Does religion help or hurt? Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling … Continued

Saying yes to the holy yes

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Prayer brings peace and progress

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Shouting, “Peace! Peace!” where there is no peace

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Understand anti-Semitism, and anti-Muslim bigotry

By Yaman Salahi In a recent On Faith posting, Rabbi Shmully Hecht of Eliezer, a Jewish student society at Yale … Continued

No religion, no peace

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Christian leaders pray for peace

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Peace Talks: Does religion help or hurt?

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued