Israel may be a relatively new country, but the problems that prevent it from being a place of peace are ancient.
Just two weeks after joining the then-broken Atlanta Housing Authority, Carol R. Naughton found herself in the passenger seat of her boss’s car, surrounded by “drug boys” trying to block their path and demanding they turn around. The two were on their way to a meeting in the East Lake Meadows housing project, dubbed “Little Vietnam” by local authorities for its notorious violence, rampant crime and deep-seated poverty.
The Western Wall in Jerusalem is the holiest site in Judaism, but Jewish women are not allowed to freely pray…
Alexie Torres-Fleming grew up in the South Bronx, and she left to pursue a career. She returned after realizing her…
A national crisis is at hand, but Mary Lou Leary and William J. Hochul Jr. said there is no time or money to put off solving it another day. Even sitting inside a quiet community like Chautauqua, the urgency of opiates and opioid addictions and overdoses cannot be escaped.
Since the dawn of humanity, history has not been kind to the Jews, Georgette Bennett said, and the outlook is still concerning in Europe today.
A border is not just the line dividing two countries or the singular form of the failed chain bookstore. To Stephen E. Hanson, borders are the crux of the historical tension and recent conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Barack Obama’s entire presidency has a soundtrack, according to Joshua DuBois, the former head of the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships for the executive office.
While every lecture at Chautauqua Institution brings something new, Interfaith Lecturer Michael Eric Dyson is the first — to rap while at the lectern.
Basic religious principle urges love over violence or hate, so why is there so much war over religion? According to Tony Campolo, the answer rests in the complex, contemporary inextricability between religion and nationalism.