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Coalition to protect religious freedom shows its fault lines

WASHINGTON — In a conference full of people who champion traditional religious values, Amardeep Singh knew that everyone might not … Continued

Can you be a good Muslim and still have a dog?

Worshippers at Toronto’s Salahuddin mosque are bracing for protests today (Sept 14) as part of “Walk Your Dog in Front … Continued

Why claims of conscience matter

Lest we forget, our Framers put religious liberty, or freedom of conscience, first on the list of fundamental rights protected … Continued

For American Muslims, a year of living dangerously

Today’s guest blogger is Farhana Khera, the Executive Director of Muslim Advocates, a national legal advocacy and educational organization. As … 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

The spiritual convergence of Rosh Hashanah, Eid al-Fitr and 9/11

By Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali As American Muslims observe the last days of Ramadan and American Jews … Continued

Remembering September 11 Every Day

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler “9/11 changed everything.” It’s a common trope, but it is not clear that our … Continued

A Righteous American Muslim

In a few weeks, I’ll have the daunting task of delivering a talk at Stanford as part of the Muslim-American … Continued

Happy 90th Birthday, Daddy Bill

A letter to my Grandfather for his 90th birthday Dearest Daddy Bill: As we celebrate your 90th birthday, I want … Continued

Why the World Was Rooting for Obama

Last summer, I was in Malaysia for a conference on improving relations between the Muslim World and the West. As … Continued

Interfaith Dialogue on the High Seas

Today’s guest blogger is Nathan Render, an undergraduate at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He is a former Interfaith Youth … Continued

I’d Rather Be Outsourcing

There’s something so cynical about all these people who leave Saturday Night Live to pursue their careers (i.e. the higher … Continued

In Between in Israel

Everywhere I go in Israel, it seems, people are trying to figure out me and my other English-speaking friends. Taxi … Continued

Martin Luther King: The Irreplaceable Man

The Question: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 40 years ago. What are your memories of that … Continued

To Iran with Bridges, Or Bombs

Jared Cohen, a Jewish-American Rhodes scholar and author of the excellent new book Children of Jihad, begins his journey into … Continued

Trust in God?

So year 50, day 2 of the “In God We Trust” era is almost said and done. As the afore-tagged … Continued

The Rabbi Who Believed in Good

The greatest American religious leader you never heard of died recently. Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine, founder of the international movement … Continued

Seeing the West Through Islamic Eyes

What’s the number one problem that bedevils relations between the U.S. and the Muslim world? According to a field survey … Continued