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August 2014


The news this week that an extended ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas is a much welcomed development after more than five weeks of heightened hostilities and the tragic loss of innocen

Rabbi Richard Hirsch and President Johnson at AFL-CIO event

Rabbi Richard Hirsch, founding director of the Religious Action Center, pictured with President Johnson in 1964.

Sarah Greenberg

Right before my daughter was born, my husband and I took a childcare class.

We recently became a host congregation for our local Family Promise affiliate, Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality Network.  Our involvement with an interfaith hospitality network has affo

On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment took effect, granting suffrage to millions of American women to demonstrate that their voices – through their votes – mattered in our democracy.

As the only thriving democracy in the Middle East, Israel is a beacon of light in a region often filled with despair.

“Whatever valuable information testing mandates provided have been completely overshadowed by the enormous collateral damage inflicted on too many students.

The Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013 (H.R. 1447) is crucial legislation that will provide much-needed transparency in the criminal justice system.