PublicationsNovember 7, 2013

Many Sunnis and Shias Worry About Religious Conflict

This week Sunni and Shia Muslims ushered in the Islamic New Year and the beginning of the holy month of Muharram. For Shias, the month also is a time to mourn the events that sparked the centuries-old schism between Shia and Sunni Muslims. An analysis of polls conducted in 2011-2012 finds high levels of concern about sectarian tensions in several countries where Sunnis and Shias live side by side.

Media MentionsNovember 5, 2013

Jerusalem Post: Leaders of Jewish Federations to focus on demographics during Jerusalem confab

PublicationsNovember 4, 2013

In Brief: Supreme Court Revisits Legislative Prayer in Town of Greece v. Galloway

The U.S. Supreme Court will revisit the issue of legislative prayer when it hears oral arguments on Nov. 6 in Town of Greece v. Galloway, a case involving a challenge to a municipality’s practice of beginning each town board meeting with an invocation.

Media MentionsOctober 28, 2013

WSJ: Live to 120? Thanks, but no thanks.

Media MentionsOctober 27, 2013

NYT: If Jews skip synagogue and Christians skip church

Media MentionsOctober 24, 2013

Huff. Post: 10 Facts About The Transforming Global Religious Landscape

Media MentionsOctober 19, 2013

AP: Churches facing challenge as congregations age

Media MentionsOctober 15, 2013

Haaretz: ‘Jews of no religion’: Haaretz contributors unpack the Pew survey

Media MentionsOctober 11, 2013

Forbes: How long do you really want to live?

PublicationsOctober 10, 2013

Event Transcript: Changing Identity of Jewish Americans – Implications for Social and Political Engagement