Posts tagged "israel"
In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories & more!

In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories & more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
A Generation in Play: Israel, Palestine and the New Evangelicals

A Generation in Play: Israel, Palestine and the New Evangelicals

Maurice Chammah investigates ruptures in the traditionally steadfast American Evangelical support for Israel.
In the News:  Wicca, Climate Change, Gaza and Much More

In the News: Wicca, Climate Change, Gaza and Much More

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Sulamith Ish-Kishor

The Last Twentieth-Century Book Club: Sulamith Ish-Kishor

"The Last Twentieth Century Book Club" is an ongoing monthly column exploring religious ephemera by Don Jolly.
God's Favorite Place on Earth

God’s Favorite Place on Earth

By Maurice Chammah In Glen Rose, Texas, the director of a small Creation Evidence Museum expounds on his theories linking creationism, Israel, and laxatives.
Homegrown Settlers

Homegrown Settlers

As President Obama makes his first visit to Israel today, Kiera Feldman examines Americans in the settlements... and their kitsch.
Our Savages

Our Savages

By Ann Neumann In one-inch letters the headlines told us what we were seeing: SAVAGES.
The Last Pro-Israel Election?

The Last Pro-Israel Election?

By Maurice Chammah The question of Zionism and whether or not you support it has for a while now lost its obvious connections to religious affiliation.

Jewish Enough? The Saturday Oil-Pressers

by Janaki Challa The largest Jewish community in India...are descendents of persecuted Jews from Galilee who were left stranded on Indian shores by a shipwreck around the 2nd century BCE.

Happy Birthday Zionism

Amy Levin: Given that today and tomorrow mark two extremely important national holidays in Israel beginning with Yom Hazikaron, the day of remembrance for Israeli soldiers, followed by Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s independence day, it seems fitting to bring the timeless debate over Zionism to the virtual table. This week, Huffpost Religion is publishing...

Brothers All Are We? The GOP’s Designs for Israel

The GOP cites Leviticus as just cause for a one-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians. Paul Mutter:  Mitchell Plitnick reports that in a closed meeting in January, the Republican National Committee (RNC) adopted an official resolution supporting "united Israel governed under one law for all people."  What? Yes, according to the resolution, "the members of...