Pastors Often Discussed Election, Pandemic and Racism in Fall of 2020


When discussing the election, Black Protestant pastors disproportionately urged voter turnout and registration The Rev. Miniard Culpepper, pastor of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, preaches next to an image of George Floyd in June 2020 in Boston. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Religious belief is key to many Americans’ political identities, but the … Read more

Jewish Americans in 2020


U.S. Jews are culturally engaged, increasingly diverse, politically polarized and worried about anti-Semitism (Photo illustration/Pew Research Center) What does it mean to be Jewish in America? A new Pew Research Center survey finds that many Jewish Americans participate, at least occasionally, both in some traditional religious practices – like going to a synagogue or fasting … Read more