In 1997, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) was deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. But today the federal law is seeing an unlikely reincarnation. Moment asks six preeminent scholars: Can we find common ground between gay rights and religious freedom?
Moment asks a wide range of scholars, activists and religious leaders to suggest if and how religious pluralism and the chief rabbinate can coexist
As the Internet has expanded the frontiers of 21st-century freedom of expression, it has given rise to new opportunities for hate speech. // But what constitutes hate speech, which broadly refers to language that incites prejudice against racial, religious and ethnic groups and is legislated and regulated by governments around the world? There is no one definition.
A wide-ranging discussion that includes food makers and thinkers Jami Attenberg, Sue Fishkoff, Ari Hart, Gil Marks, Allan Nadler, Joan Nathan, Yotam Ottolenghi, Mimi Sheraton, Michael Stern, Ruth Reichl, Claudia Roden, Shalva Weil and others.
For centuries, political philosophers have thought of democracy as a Greek idea, but it turns out there are a myriad of ways to attribute democratic ideas to the Jewish people. Noah Feldman, Jodi Kantor, Ruth Wisse, Ed Koch, Shlomo Avineri and others weigh in.