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How Netanyahu’s win could further polarize American Jews

(RNS) — If in the past, American Jews united behind Israel’s premier regardless of personality or party, Netanyahu has opened up a huge gulf with American Jews, who trend liberal and tend to vote Democratic in U.S. elections.
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What every Democratic presidential candidate needs to know about religious voters

(RNS) — The current crop of Democratic White House contenders can learn from how Senators Kennedy and Obama handled their very different faith-based crises.
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It’s been a week since the New Zealand attack. Our leaders have a choice to make

(RNS) — I grew up in parallel with the Christchurch shooter, but our lives diverged because of the choices we made.
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White evangelical support for Trump comes from churchgoers, not EINOs

(RNS) — A common rebuttal to stats showing the loyalty of Trump’s base is that these voters are EINOs (Evangelicals in Name Only). A new Pew report tells a different story.
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Catholic bishops, advocates meet to discuss response to Trump border policies

(RNS) — ‘We were at the border yesterday. The emergency is not here,’ one bishop said.
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Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Religious conservatives said the administration’s policy is a major step toward breaking down what they see as an indirect taxpayer subsidy of abortion providers.
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How a national emergency order endangers the ‘other’

(RNS) — The leaders of two congregations that have suffered violence incited by hate, we recognize the president’s ’emergency’ isn’t about an invasion, but the language of governmental overreach.
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Trump strikes muted tone at National Prayer Breakfast, plays up evangelical interests

WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I will never let you down, I can say that — never,’ Trump said to the attendees at the religious gathering.
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Trump’s State of the Union garners mixed reactions among faith groups

(RNS) — “We can make our communities safer … our faith deeper and our middle class bigger and more prosperous than ever before,” President Trump said.
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What are Muslim prayer rugs?

(The Conversation) — Islamic carpets have been popular for centuries in Europe and beyond, often picking up symbolism, social meaning and ways of being used.
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