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To dismantle religious bias and bigotry, ICJS builds learning communities where religious difference becomes a powerful force for good.

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Democracy, Religion, and Ethics in Today’s Israel

What does the Jewish religious ethical tradition say about Zionism and the modern state of Israel? How has Oct. 7th changed explorations of this question? Mikhael Manekin, author of “End of Days: Ethics, Tradition and Power in Israel,” wrestles with these questions as a religious Jew and a peace activist who lives in Jerusalem. Join Ben Sax, ICJS Jewish Scholar, in this conversation with Mikhael Manekin.

Understand today’s Christian Nationalism movement

Uncover the goals of the Christian movement that is a threat to the American values of democracy and pluralism. Through podcasts, articles, courses, and videos, Matthew D. Taylor shares his research and storytelling.

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I can’t think of a work of research and story-telling over the past year that is as important as this one.

Jon Ward

Chief National Correspondent for Yahoo News

2023 Annual Report: Looking through an interrreligious lens

If we want to create a multireligious democracy where people of all religions—including no religion—can flourish, we need to be able to see the world, and one another, with an interreligious lens.

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ICJS Insights

Read the most recent issue of ICJS Insights, our monthly newsletter featuring  voices, essays, and perspectives.

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I’ve not been in an intimate space with an imam, an intimate space with a rabbi, and being able to ask questions and share similarities and differences respectfully…This I know: That I’m forever changed.

The Rev. Lawrence Patterson

2024 Emerging Religious Leaders Intensive (ERLI) participant