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WW II | Christian Right | political religion | Holocaust

Is Reconciliation Possible in our Religiously Polarized Moment?

History shows that the damage done by Christian Nationalism cannot be repaired from within a religious framework alone

November 19, 2020

Holocaust | American Jews | Donald Trump

Michael Cohen, Never Again

As I stood at my computer at 6 a.m. last Thursday morning reading Michael Cohen’s prepared statement to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, one passage in particular jumped out at me: “I have always tried to live a life of loyalty, f...

March 7, 2019

gun violence | Judaism | Holocaust

Tree of Life

A man may not go out with a sword [on Shabbat], nor with a bow, nor with a shield, nor with a round shield, nor with a spear. If he has gone out [with any of these] he is liable for a sin offering. Rabbi Eliezer says: They are ornaments for him. Bu...

November 1, 2018

Anti-Semitism | Donald Trump | Holocaust | Jews | Judaism

Look for the Jews

Editor's note: A statement has been posted from concerned Divinity School faculty in response to our publication of the February 16th column by Professor Rachel Fulton Brown and its follow-up, "A Packet for Rachel Fulton Brown" (March 2). Please clic...

March 9, 2017