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Non-Religious Voters Present A Puzzle For Political Parties

11/05/2015 - 19:00

Political candidates are facing a new reality: Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group.

A girl, top right, sits above a campaign town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. RNS

Explaining Pew’s Findings On Orthodox Jews

10/20/2013 - 20:00

We would like to thank Rabbi David Eliezrie for describing the new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. Jews as “a treasure house of information” on contemporary trends in Jewish life.

Unfortunately, however, Eliezrie’s Opinion column also mischaracterized the survey’s results, including some findings that actually support the points he was trying to make about Orthodox Judaism in America.

Ex-Goldman Sachs Salesman Publishes Unflattering Memoir Of Firm

Greg Smith cited his Maccabiah Games medal in op-ed that first criticzed bank.
10/15/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Goldman Sachs salesman and Maccabiah medalist Greg Smith, who created a scandal in financial circles with his unflattering behind-the-scenes look at life on Wall Street in a New York Times article a half-year ago, is in the news again.

Based on the article, Smith made received several fat offers for a book, “Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story,” that was released on Monday by Grand Central Publishing.

Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs, the bank that is the subject of Greg Smith's new memoir. Getty Images

On "Death of a Salesman", Arthur Miller, and Goldman Sach's Greg Smith

When Arthur Miller’s “Death of A Salesman” first opened on Broadway, in 1949, Brooks Atkinson, The New York Times’ chief theater critic, could not have been more enthusiastic—“masterly,” he called, “heroic” and “superb.”  It is safe to say that the same adjectives can be used to describe the current Broadway revival that opened this week.  Philip Seymour Hoffman, in the lead role of Willy Loman, brings renewed complexity to a classic American character who

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