COMMENTARY: Back to the future

(RNS) Research for my upcoming biography of Rabbi Stephen Wise led me to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, N.Y. Reading formerly “Secret” or “Confidential” documents was a sobering experience because unlike the leaders of the time, I knew, for better or worse, how it all turned out in the end. By A. James Rudin.


COMMENTARY: The shrill are shouting: So what?

(RNS) With their eyes focused on power, the shrill apparently have a bottomless well for funding their cause. They are certainly whipping each other into a frenzy. The question remains: Is anyone else listening? By Tom Ehrich.