More than 500 rabbis and cantors urged the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on homosexual members when the youth group’s National Council convenes in Dallas this week.
The Obama administration has in recent weeks suffered a 1-2-3 scandal outbreak.
Interfaith clergy from Newtown, Conn., in an open letter urged a leading Republican to back far-reaching gun controls.
The Reform movement corralled a broad array of religious denominations to call into Congress on Monday and demand action on gun violence.
An interfaith alliance including Jewish religious and lay leaders is seeking a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines.
The day Eric Schaefer learned that a .233 caliber semiautomatic Bushmaster rifle -- a type of weapon he owned -- was used to kill 26 people in Newtown, Conn., he sold his rifle to local law enforcement near his home in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Top figures from the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements joined an interfaith call for greater gun controls in the wake of last week's school massacre in Connecticut.
The Reform movement is seeking clarification from the Pentagon on the treatment of the soldier accused in a massive leaks case. The letter sent Tuesday by Reform's Religious Action Center to Defense Secretary Robert Gates noted "incomplete" reports in the media about the treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, 22, who allegedly is behind leaks of classified documents last year to WikiLeaks.