Religion News Service: The demonstrators, who were later arrested, noted the ongoing Jewish holiday, shouting, “No Hanukkah to celebrate, cease-fire cannot wait!”
Religion Unplugged: Nearly 70% of U.S. adults call themselves “spiritual,” or say they are “spiritual but not religious” or that “spirituality is very important in their lives,” but no one knows if that signifies that spirituality is soaring — or simply being counted differently, and what people mean when they choose that label.
The Christian Century: There aren’t enough books about being a pastor’s spouse, and most that come to mind are terribly old-fashioned. “Washed Ashore” is a book about a man growing up while raising children, all while being a pastor’s husband.
Radio Free Europe: A Russian Orthodox priest in Kazakhstan, defrocked last summer after speaking out against the invasion of Ukraine, has launched a longshot bid to establish an autocephalous Orthodox church of Kazakhstan.
The New York Times: A teacher and rabbi, he forged alliances across all branches of Judaism, and his scholarship confronted questions of Jewish tradition and modernity.