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Raising the bar of LGBT inclusion within the Jewish world

Jewish tradition teaches that we have a duty to treat all people with dignity and respect (kavod habriyot), as though … Continued

Jews and Muslims: How do we ‘bring the temperature down’?

By Frankie Martin This year has not been an easy one for Jewish-Muslim relations. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is in … Continued

Mel Gibson: Religion and the troubled artist

The week’s most lurid headlines hide an interesting question: Is a creator of religious art obligated to maintain the religion’s … Continued

J Street and the Jewish divide

WATCH Jacques Berlinerblau’s video interview with Hadar Susskind, Director of Policy and Strategy for J Street. FAITH COMPLEX By Jacques … Continued

Need for a Muslim-Jewish alliance

Today’s guest blogger is Joshua M.Z. Stanton, co-editor of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ and a rabbinical student at Hebrew … Continued

Obama Meets with Jewish Leaders

By William Wan President Obama met with top Jewish leaders in the U.S. this afternoon to assuage them about his … Continued

When Terrorists Don’t Succeed

When my daughter asked me the other night why there were so many helicopters flying over our home, I told … Continued

New Crop of U.S. Jewish Advocates Face Landmines

By Michelle Boorstein For a new crop of American Jewish leaders picked to lobby the new White House, this is … Continued

Jewish Reaction to Pope Disproportionate

The official Jewish response to Pope Benedict XVI recent decision to reach out to the St. Pious X Society and … Continued

A Different Kind of Conversation About the Middle East

“Step One is recognizing that this is a difficult dialogue … That’s crucially important… [And] when you realize that it’s … Continued

Status Quo vs. Solution for Middle East

I spent much of the weekend communicating with Muslim and Jewish leaders on the recent crisis in Gaza. Here was … Continued

US Jews, Muslims Need New Playbook

The Council of Islamic Relations calls the Israeli attack on Gaza a “disproportionate and counterproductive … massacre”. Its homepage features … Continued

Peace and Ethics in the Mideast

Dear friends, I am writing this out of personal experience and my own individual ethical concern, not on behalf of … Continued

Hagee, AIPAC and the GOP

When John McCain hastily rejected the endorsement of televangelist John Hagee last week, he wanted America to believe that he … Continued


I did it again. This Sunday I once more ventured out into the Christian megachurch world of my southern hometown, … Continued

Middle East Divide Reaches Middle America

There are Muslim Students Associations on college campuses refusing to do volunteer projects with Jewish students because of political differences. … Continued