Religion News Service: Hanukkah is meant to mark the victory of the Jewish people over religious oppression, but this year many Jews have felt defeated as a steady wave of anti-Semitic incidents roiled the country.
The Conversation: How Hanukkah came to America
The Houston Chronicle: While President Bush's name was never mentioned in the sermon or prayers that followed, it was there between the lines.
Religion News Service: I want to die like George H.W. Bush
WCPO Cincinnati: Church sales hit 4-year high in Tri-State area.
Crux: Selling Dorothy Day's former New York parish to make way for luxury apartments would be a devastating blow to residents and former parishioners in a neighborhood threatened by gentrification, an American researcher said.
Common Dreams: Taking advantage of a law barring authorities from entering a church during worship, a Protestant church has held services continuously since the family was given sanctuary there on October 26