Professor Yehudah Mirsky offers his analysis of the recent Israeli elections and their import for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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A new study uses news articles featuring Pope Francis to gauge how political and religious identities shape responses to climate change.
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A lost child in 1928 Massena, NY sparked the United States' only known blood libel. A new history of the event connects the dots to anti-Semitism today.
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Attending religious services and private prayer may give people over 50 a boost to thinking and memory, researchers report.
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New research finds a link between obesity and church attendance among African American men.
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The textbook "American Judaism," first published in 2004, has a new edition featuring updates regarding identity, politics, and a "national religious recession."
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Survey results suggest spontaneous God encounters could boost mental health—even when the experiences result from using drugs.
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The archaeologist who analyzed the ayahuasca-containing fox-snout pouch calls it "the most amazing artifact I've had the privilege to work with."
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