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Conservatives, Liberals Still Split Over Which Media Source They Trust

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Conservatives and liberals not only have different political views, they diverge sharply on what news sources they rely upon and tru...

Talking About Politics on Facebook Seems a Lot Like the Supper Table

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

Facebook is great for what it is. So is "Yo," for that matter. But neither focus on what matters. It's high time that Americans have a way to prioritize policy over gossip. So go ahead. Save America. You can. Unless you'd rather be President?

Why Most Men Prefer the Shallow End of the Spiritual Pool

David Scott Clegg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
David Scott Clegg

At the risk of turning upside down my own awareness, and in the process exposing myself as a member of the male species, I am fascinated by the grea...

Bianca Bosker

We're Ready For Our Robot Poet Overlords | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.19.2014 | Technology

A survey released this week revealed the American public to be skeptical that teleportation, lunar colonies or automated weather control will be achie...

Here's What Americans Think Tech Will Look Like In 2064

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Technology

We think robots could soon make art, half of us are ready for driverless cars, and drones creep us out. These are some of the results of a new stud...

6 Maps That Explain How People Talk On Twitter

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 04.24.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of m...

Worrying Trends in the World of Religious Liberty

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

The new report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project highlights a number of troubling trends that should concern anyone -- whether private citizen or public official.

Community: A Gift for the Jewish Future

William Daroff | Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion
William Daroff

Inclusion means ensuring everyone can access Jewish institutions and activities, and understanding that each one of us has a role to play so that all people are welcome and can participate meaningfully.

Porn4Jews Is Totally Kosher

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Religion

Settle down with a glass of Manischewitz, and feast your eyes on Porn4Jews. Don't worry, the photos are totally safe for work, and even your Bubbe mig...

Pew Study's Portrait of Jewish Americans Paints Troubling Landscape

Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D.

We live in a hyper-changing present, saturated with expanding choices that clamor for immediate attention. For how long will Jews continue to be passionate about social justice, morality and ethics without the reinforcement of ritual?

People of the Story... or the Study?

Samara Hutman | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Samara Hutman

Tonight is mid-stream Chanukah and Thanksgiving is behind us. In the end, I'm not sure the confluence of the two birthed any physical or spiritual properties for my family or me.

Facebook Users Consider Site A Source Of News

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.24.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Most people don't log on to Facebook to find out the news. But it's an important news source anyway, even if incidentally, a study r...

4 Things to Do About Pew Survey Findings on #JewishAmerica

Jerry Silverman | Posted 12.24.2013 | Religion
Jerry Silverman

If we go by numbers alone, the non-Orthodox American Jewish community is facing an existential crisis. The study clearly demonstrates that we stand at an urgent crossroads for American Jewry, and presents us with a major opportunity.

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.

The Pew Survey of U.S. Jews: Ramifications and Recommendations

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch | Posted 12.07.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch

There are fewer Jews (except for the Orthodox). There are fewer Jews marrying Jews. There are fewer Jewish children. There are fewer Jews who affiliate with the Jewish community. There is fewer Jewish intensity.

Women at Work: The Glass Half Full

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

While the media and many women's organizations focus on what is wrong with the lives of women executives ("When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail."), a new generation of women leaders are focusing on what is right.

Well, At Least The Public Doesn't Hate The Media Entirely!

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.08.2013 | Media

It's no secret that the public's trust in the media has hit record lows in recent years. Study after study shows that the public possesses unfavorable...

5 Real Reasons Why Adult Kids Still Live At Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.01.2013 | Fifty

Thanks to the latest Pew research, we know what we already knew: More adult children than ever before in the past 40 years are living with their paren...

More Latinos Consuming News In English: Study

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

More Latino adults are turning to English-language news, according to a new Pew study released on Tuesday. Compared to studies of years past, Pew r...

Stop the Blame Game: We Can Create an Economy That Works for All

Linda Meric | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Linda Meric

While some naysayers including politicians and television personalities want to blame working mothers for the state of our nation, it's really the state of our nation that's to blame for these issues facing working mothers.

Online Reputation Management Is Finally Being Recognized by Teens

Sue Scheff | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Online Reputation Management isn't just for businesses; teens are finally learning their cyber-life can determine their future.

WATCH: Eyewitness Recounts Boston Marathon Bombing

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.16.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon near the finish line, causing multiple casualties and sending the city into chaos. Another explosion occurre...

Americans Are Cutting Back On Facebook Time, Pew Reports

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Two-thirds of online American adults are Facebook users, and yet more than half of them say they have taken breaks for a period of several weeks or mo...

Cable News Still On Top

Posted 10.25.2012 | Media

Cable news continues to reign as the leading source of campaign news for Americans. The new Pew study released Thursday revealed that 41% of Ameri...

Privacy and Mobility: Getting It Right

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Put a powerful computer in the palms of our hands, add the Internet and subtract the cords, and you've got a winner. But what precisely makes mobile transformative?