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Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 8 hours 36 min ago
A student group in South Africa this month called on all Jews to leave the Durban University of Technology, an act of anti-Semitism that Americans could not imagine on their own college...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 day 6 hours ago
Samantha Elauf was a teenager who loved clothes and applied to work in an Abercrombie & Fitch Kids store in her native Tulsa, Okla., in 2008. But Elauf, a Muslim, also happens to wear a...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 2 weeks 1 day ago
For the Obama administration and the Bush administration before it, drone strikes kill terrorists before terrorists can kill innocents, and the strikes keep American soldiers out of harm’s...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 3 weeks 1 day ago
With measles outbreaks in 14 states and health authorities imploring parents to weigh the minimal risks of vaccines against the ravages of preventable disease, some Christians are raising an...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 6 weeks 1 day ago
Christian missionary work spans the globe. But Jewish mission trips?Your average American synagogue is not planning a congregational visit to a poor corner of the world. But a few are...