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Pew Report: The Future of World Religions and the Future of the World

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Steve McSwain

"The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing..." according to the recently released Pew Research Center report on world religions.

Jewish Intermarriage and Israel

Benjamin Barer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion
Benjamin Barer

To claim that the decline in my generation's attachment to Israel is principally due to our being a generation of less connected Jews is to cling too strongly to the ideology that the modern State of Israel is and always will be a bona fide marker of a Jew's commitment to his or her religion.

Attention American Jews: Let's Not Be Afraid

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

Instead of searching out problems and solutions, maybe we need to trust ourselves, our heritage and our Torah, and take a moment to marvel at the strength of Jewish life that has survived so many cultures throughout so many centuries.

Parents Know Little About What Their Kids Do Online

Tony Loftis | Posted 08.21.2013 | Parents
Tony Loftis

Like The Pill changed how people shared their bodies, social media changed what personal information young people will share with casual acquaintances or perfect strangers.

Amalía Has Two Easters

Eleni Gage | Posted 06.23.2012 | Parents
Eleni Gage

I hope the parents of all the other children of cross-cultural and interracial marriages -- even those who only count because of the new census -- have found their world similarly expanded.

What Women Now Value More Than Men

Posted 04.19.2012 | Women

We knew that young women in some areas of the U.S. were outearning their male peers, but new data suggests that career success is a higher priority fo...

Teens On Facebook: Cruel Or Kind?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

It's no surprise that most teens are on Facebook every day: 95 percent of teens ages 12-17 are online, and 80 percent of online teens use social netwo...

The Two Most Popular Online Activities--Still

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology

The most popular activities online among American Internet users remain search and email, according to new research from the Pew Internet and American...

Boomers: It’s Time To Leave Narcissism Behind

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Boomer Power is ablooming. What's next? The responsibility that comes with all that influence and clout.

College Student Borrowing On The Rise: Pew Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, members of the class of 2008 borrowed 50 percent more than those who graduated 12 years earlie...

Is Marriage that Luxury Cruise Ship Stranded in the Ocean?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Time magazine calls marriage a 'luxury yacht.' Remember what happened on the last cruise ship? The cover of Time magazine asks, in big bold letters,...

Evangelical Sheep? Don't Count On That

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

One out of four Americans identifies as evangelical. A recent Pew survey of their opinions, however, found a diversity that should give political pundits pause and fuel Obama's efforts to woo them.

Report: Prison-Packing Politics A National Disaster

Lecia Shorter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lecia Shorter

The costs of citizen incarceration and prison spending have skyrocketed and recidivism remains high. At last, policymakers are questioning the wisdom of tough-on-crime campaign rhetoric.