The Associated Press: In the years following the deadly 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue attack, relatives of those slain have gone through their own private grief, public memorial services and the trial and death sentence of the perpetrator. They’ve also been deliberating, slowly and methodically, on what kind of permanent memorial should be built to honor their loved ones.
Sojourners: I lived in America and was American, but I was told I couldn’t trust America. I could, though, if worse came to worst, trust Israel. Israel was a promise, a shelter, and a kind of paradise, Noah Berlatsky writes.
Pew Research Center: 7 in 10 U.S. adults describe themselves as spiritual in some way, including 22% who are spiritual but not religious.
Al Jazeera: Those who break the law – which forbids publicly burning, tearing or defiling holy texts – risk a fine or up to two years in prison.
Religion News Service: Bishop Michael Curry has been hospitalized twice previously this year for internal bleeding and heart conditions.