(RNS) Once upon a time, there were red lines between criticism of Israel’s policies, denial of Israel’s right to exist, and full-blown anti-Semitism. Those lines have increasingly blurred, and in some cases, they have disappeared.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The institution that Theodore Hesburgh built in South Bend, Ind., stands as a testimony to the embrace of the public square and private faith that he modeled in his own life.
(RNS) More than half of American Jewish college students said they had experienced anti-Semitism over a six-month period.
(RNS) Jamila Bey, a Washington, D.C.-based writer and radio host, is believed to be the first atheist activist to address the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual meeting.
VIENNA (RNS) The law bans foreign funding for Islamic organizations and requires any group claiming to represent Austrian Muslims to submit and use a standardized German translation of the Quran.
(RNS) A fashionista teen wears her headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch interview and doesn’t get the job. Now her religious freedom case is the Supreme Court’s to decide.
(RNS) Mohamed Fall’s lawsuit said he was accosted by gym employees while praying alone in the locker room; they told him he would be banned if he were again seen praying.
(RNS) The mummy inside the gold-painted papier-mache statue is believed to be that of Liuquan, a Buddhist master of the Chinese Meditation School who died around the year 1100.
LONDON (RNS) Under the banner headline “Wages of Sin,” the Sun newspaper reported that it had found several ads for jobs in cathedrals that offered pay well below the “living wage” of 7.85 pounds ($12) an hour.