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A rabbi’s call to draft Israel’s ultra-Orthodox into military service

Surprisingly, Rabbi Dov Lipman, an Israeli Orthodox rabbi, had other things on his mind last week than Syria. He was … Continued

COMMENTARY: Making do amid the perfectionists

RNS () — Two Sunday meetings prevented my going to the country with the family. So on Saturday, I took … Continued

What Tony Blair meant about Islam

(Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) Globalization will be the greatest force for good in the 21st century, but it will also … Continued

Tony Blair misreads Muslim terrorism

This photo released by the FBI shows who the FBI was calling Suspect No. 1, in black cap, and Suspect … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims more moderate than Muslims worldwide

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad, and are more likely to … Continued

Singing on “Idol,” and facing the wrath of religious traditionalists

The biggest worry for most “American Idol” contestants is whether the judges will let them continue to the next round. … Continued

So this is Christmas . . .

AP A Christian worshiper prays at the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus … Continued

Jews rally around woman arrested for praying at Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Jews from Manhattan to Mozambique held prayer vigils on Monday (Oct. 22) to protest the arrest and incarceration … Continued

Tunisians worry about loss of freedoms gained under the Arab Spring

TUNIS, Tunisia — Three women got Nadia Jelassi into trouble. Veiled and surrounded by stones, the busts of three women … Continued

Blasphemy, right to freedom of expression and our most sacred beliefs

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Rimsha Masih, a Christian girl accused of blasphemy sits in helicopter after her release from jail in Rawalpindi … Continued