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A chance for peace? Israeli elections 2013

BAZ RATNER REUTERS An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary … Continued

Jewish and Christian groups at impasse over U.S. aid to Israel

WASHINGTON — An established interfaith group is in danger of disintegrating as major American Jewish groups and prominent mainline Protestant … Continued

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to take divestment vote at General Assemblyā€ˇ

BAZ RATNER REUTERS A young Jewish settler rides a bicycle in front of the West Bank settlement of Susiya June … Continued

Understand anti-Semitism, and anti-Muslim bigotry

By Yaman Salahi In a recent On Faith posting, Rabbi Shmully Hecht of Eliezer, a Jewish student society at Yale … Continued

No religious basis for 9/11

The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground … Continued

In Afghanistan–Continued Occupation is Immoral

Q: In the wake of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s dismissal as chief commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, … Continued

Ban the burqa? What about my Quaker hat?

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

Daily prayer, not a day of prayer

Q: Did the Pentagon do the right thing by disinviting evangelist Franklin Graham from a National Day of Prayer event … Continued

Secular roots of religious violence

By Philip Jenkinsauthor When Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams meets with clergy furious over his church’s sexual liberalism, he might expect … Continued

Environmentalists as missionaries

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marhsall A monkey, so goes an ancient eastern parable, passed by a stream and saw … Continued

Obama’s Charisma Ignites Hope in Muslim Hearts

By Muqtedar KhanDirector of Islamic Studies, University of Delaware President Obama’s address to the Muslim World on June 4 from … Continued

Extending a Hand to Muslims

By Anouar MajidDirector, Center for Global Humanities When President Barack Obama offered to “extend a hand” if Muslims were “willing … Continued

Waiting for the Second Coming of Sadat

Today’s guest blogger is Ari Alexander, a co-founder of Children of Abraham, an international organization dedicated to the promotion of … Continued

Israeli Violence Makes Peace a Practical Impossibility

This question makes three inaccurate presumptions. First, it presumes that Hamas’ ideology remains the primary obstacle to a two-state solution … Continued

Palestinians Must Try Peaceful Resistance

As the war of Gaza worsens, the prospects for peace look grim today. But crises can be turned into opportunities … Continued

Presidential Aptitude Test

If you can get through police lines to meet any Presidential candidate this fall (with fewer than three billy-clubbings or … Continued

Jesus: Is He Electable?

I think that Jesus, if nominated, would not run. Jesus’ function as a prophet transcends political partisanship. I am utterly … Continued