The National Discourse

Purim: It’s the Same Script

February 28, 2018 Jackson Richman 0

By Jackson Richman On Wednesday evening and on Thursday, Jews will be celebrating the holiday of Purim. Considered one of the most joyous and celebratory holidays in Judaism, it marks the Jewish people’s salvation in […]

The Middle East

Israel and Polarization

February 28, 2018 Daniel Levine 0

By Daniel Levine It is no surprise that support for Israel is becoming increasingly partisan. An array of articles floating around the media in the past couple of weeks have all pointed to a recent […]

Asia

What is Shinto?

February 27, 2018 Cory Evans 0

By Cory Evans  Shinto is Japan’s folk religion. An ancient religious tradition, Shinto was already old before the first written Japanese texts. As a powerful force that shapes Japanese culture and identity, understanding Shinto is […]