More on Civil Discourse

Christian leaders seek to overcome polarization

WASHINGTON — Twenty-five top Christian leaders gathered in the U.S. city with perhaps the worst reputation for civil discourse Wednesday … Continued

Jewish activist: ‘Hate speech must not be accepted as civil discourse’

Astrid Riecken FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Controversial posters on the Israel Palestinian conflict are placed at U Street Metro stop … Continued

Combat bullying, but protect religious speech

After years of benign neglect – neglect that was anything but benign for the victims – bullying has finally moved … Continued

The beef over beef: A student protest devolves in India

NOAH SEELAM AFP/GETTY IMAGES A Hindu devotee makes an offering of food to a sacred cow on the eve of … Continued

Vitriol + guns = disaster

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Apple zaps conservative Christian app

By David Waters The Culture War now has its own app. Or does it? After receiving thousands of complaints, Apple … Continued

Jon Stewart: it’s more than amplification

By Sid Schwarz I am a sucker for a meaningful gathering on the mall in Washington. Every year I come … Continued

We need ‘civil’ discourse

By Rabbi Steve Gutow, president of The Jewish Council for Public Affairs With the midterm elections behind us, America is … Continued

Jewish reflections on America’s relationship with Islam

By Rabbi Steve Gutow Last week two disturbing incidents occurred that I hope and pray are not the start of … Continued

Supporting the mosque is the American (and Jewish) thing to do

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued