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This Passover, as in the past, will be a time to...

Samuel L. Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder Jewish families will gather for Passover this year in circumstances that will,...

What makes Christmas movies so popular

S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College If you are one of those people who will settle in this evening with a hot cup of apple cider...

What makes Christmas movies so popular

S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College If you are one of those people who will settle in this evening with a hot cup of apple cider...

How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity

Ronit Y. Stahl, University of California, Berkeley In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not...

Universal ethical truths are at the core of Jewish High Holy...

Ronald W. Pies, Tufts University My most vivid adolescent memories of the Jewish High Holy Days are the painful rumbling of my empty stomach as...

What drives the appeal of ‘Passion of the Christ’ and other...

S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College Church isn’t the only place people go to learn about Jesus. At the beginning of Lent, 15 years ago, devout evangelical...

What Hanukkah’s portrayal in pop culture means to American Jews

Ted Merwin, Dickinson College When I was growing up in suburban New York, Hanukkah was not grounded in religious observance. Having no clue that there...

Why are some Americans changing their names?

Kirsten Fermaglich, Michigan State University In 2008, Newsweek published an article on then-presidential candidate Barack Obama titled “From Barry to Barack.” The story explained how Obama’s...

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The demographics of the #resistance

Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland; Dawn Marie Dow, University of Maryland, and Rashawn Ray, University of Maryland Since the inauguration of Donald Trump, hundreds...