Tikkun Olam

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Demand Justice for Fast Food Workers

Our economy of low wages and corporate greed is not what God intends for human life.

Faith Communities Are on the Front Line of Refugee Aid

The Abrahamic faiths share a command to welcome and care for the 45 million refugees around the world.

The tribe and the war on terror

The following is an excerpt from chapter six of “The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became … Continued

Why American Jews and Muslims backed Obama by huge margins

REUTERS President Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago on Nov. 7, 2012. In addition to … Continued

Never forgot: Lessons from Judaism on how to cope with Alzheimers

Courtesy Trish and George Vradenburg Trish and George Vradenburg at the National Alzheimer’s Gala. Twenty years ago, we lost Trish’s … Continued

N.T. Wright asks: Have we gotten heaven all wrong?

The oft-cliched Christian notion of heaven — a blissful realm of harp-strumming angels — has remained a fixture of the … Continued

J Street and the Jewish tradition

By Bernard AvishaiHebrew University JERUSALEM — During the first night of the J Street conference, when delegates were just getting … Continued

Repairing Religious Wounds

By Wendy Sternberg, MDFounder, Executive Director, Genesis at the Crossroads “We will not be able to mention any religion (Jewish, … Continued

A Global God

“You can’t close the newspaper once you believe in a global God. For if you close the newspaper, you make … Continued

Interfaith Health-Care Reform

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Hospital waiting rooms are glum places pretty much everywhere. People, sick or injured, wait … Continued

Friday Night Surprise

Friday night, after services and dinner at Hillel, I went with my friend to see Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, … Continued

The Problem with “Rabbis for Obama”

This past week a group of 300 rabbis formally announced their intention “to support Senator Obama for President.” The formation … Continued

Tikkun Olam for 2008

Sloshing through Hezekiah’s tunnel near the City of David in Jerusalem brings home what fear and faith can do. The … Continued

Georgetown/On Faith Bloggers

Jacques Berlinerblau, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Jewish Civilization Georgetown University, and director of the Program for Jewish Civilization at … Continued

Teach About Religion Through Shared Values

We require American students to know algebra to graduate from high school. We require them to understand our political system … Continued