church and state

The Blaine Amendment strikes again.

Jonathan Tobin
Jan. 28 2020 12:01AM

The Mortara affair revisited.

Joseph Shaw
Jan. 12 2018 12:01AM

Recycling religiously?

Terry Eastland
Nov. 8 2016 12:01AM

The Supreme Court and the Blaine Amendment.

Nathan Diament
May 10 2016 12:01AM

Struck by big business.

Ryan T. Anderson
March 30 2016 12:01AM

The West forgets the biblical tradition at its own peril.

Yoram Hazony and George Weigel
Dec. 22 2015 12:01AM

They’re not subsidies, and they don’t violate the separation of church and state.

Richard W. Garnett
Sept. 22 2015 12:01AM

Contemporary debates forget that it serves a distinct social and moral purpose.

Mark Bauerlein
May 29 2015 12:01AM

Does the doctrine of separation of church and state mean that any discussion of religion in public schools is dangerous and out of bounds? That. . .

Matthew Yellin
Dec. 31 2014 12:01AM

If you value Judaism and wish to see it retain its vitality, keep it out of the hands of the state. Is that so complicated?

July 28 2013 11:51PM

Separating religion and state sends the wrong signal in principle, and could wreak havoc in practice.

Yisrael Aumann
July 24 2013 11:34PM

There should be no place in Judaism or in the state of Israel for religious coercion of any type. This is not a facile concession to modernity, nor to convenience. It is a position rooted in deep theological reflection.

J.H.H. Weiler
July 21 2013 10:09PM

Moshe Koppel wants to clear something up: He's not actually calling for less religious involvement in public life. 

July 17 2013 11:55PM

It is often remarked that America is the most religious Western democracy because and not in spite of its separation of religion and state. Would an Israel that adopted a similar system be both more democratic and more Jewish?  Yes but also no, argues Ruth Gavison. In the Israeli context, the relevance of the American model is limited.

July 14 2013 11:44PM