The madness of ISIS has not only shocked humanity, but it has forced Muslims and non-Muslims to ponder publicly the core of Islam.
“So, how do you explain that Mother Mary on an ice cream stick?”
It was never the intent of Founders to make America a “Christian Nation.”
Among liberal Jews, such practices are common, unremarkable, even. But this, however, is Jerusalem.
After spending almost three months reporting on what feels like invisible, daily violence, I can’t help but wonder why some of these stories garner so much more attention than others.
Like other true believers, leftwing activists are sometimes willing to sacrifice people to ideological purity. And this is one of those times.
Really, who the hell are you?
Faith is one of those standbys in times of intense trauma. It can be a community institution that allows people to come together to grieve, and it can be a destructive and abusive force that minimizes human loss for its own self-aggrandizement.
At the London Film Festival, three very different, compelling films.
Perhaps in light of the anniversary of the attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, it would be wise to remind ourselves that neither those attacks nor these new ones happened in a social or political vacuum.