Given the enormous themes of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, you would think that rabbis have a deep well from which to choose the subject of their sermons — and many do. But Jews from all over America increasingly tell me that their rabbis speak about what most of us would deem politics.
A leading American Muslim physician and expert on radical Islam expressed disappointment at President Trump’s “business as usual” approach to extremism in his speech on Afghanistan and terrorism Monday night.
“Governor Brownback understands how nations which protect religious freedom first will advance human rights and democracy, and those who do not will see their nations deteriorate on all levels of security and human rights.”
Ed Meese, former attorney general in the Reagan administration, took aim at the media and the Southern Poverty Law Center Wednesday for smearing a conservative legal group as “a hate group.”
China has instituted a police state in its largest province and increased regulations against practicing Islam in the region.
A recent survey shows the majority of French people believe Muslim immigrants are not willing to assimilate into French culture.
To offer any compromise — even a so-called “pin prick” — sacrifices girls and women to barbarism and sets back the movement for women’s rights in Muslim communities hundreds of years.
The Supreme Court has the chance to protect the civil liberties of those who speak and act in accord with what Americans had always previously believed about marriage — that it is the union of husband and wife.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously last week that a Mississippi law that protects religious liberty and the rights of conscience in light of the redefinition of marriage may go into effect.