(RNS) “Death with dignity” or “legalized suicide”? Gov. Jerry Brown could sign a bill making his the most populous state to allow physician-assisted dying — or veto it.
(RNS) The Bible and “Fifty Shades of Grey” share more than a few raunchy sex scenes. For Banned Books Week and International Blasphemy Rights Day (Sept. 30), these eight titles are still too hot to handle.
(RNS) It’s another “first” for the little-known but influential movement known as Reconstructionist Judaism.
(RNS) Sukkot, also known as the Festival of Booths, began this year at sundown Sunday (Sept. 27). What is this holiday that makes Jews eat their meals al fresco? Let us ‘Splain …
(RNS) Catholics aren’t the only ones who admire and respect Pope Francis — so do Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and others. “This pope is our pope,” one imam said.
Muslim in the White House? Thomas Jefferson got tagged with allegations he was a Muslim or maybe a Jew or an atheist.
(RNS) Sen. Bernie Sanders, perhaps the least religious person in the 2016 race, has topped Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire polls. God knows what’s next for the Jewish candidate.
(RNS) The shared story of the binding of Isaac can be a story of hope for peace between Jews and Muslims in the Middle East and across the globe.