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Nathan P. Devir is an associate professor of Jewish studies, religious studies and comparative literature at the University of Utah, where he also directs the Middle East Center and Middle East studies program.
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Liat Ayalon is deputy director of the school of social work at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where she specializes in aging. She is also a member of the Bioethics Advisory Committee of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Jonathan Fox is a professor of religion and politics at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. He directs the Religion and State Project, which tracks faith-related policies around the world.
Lesley Sachs is the director of Women of the Wall, an international consortium of Jewish women who want women to be able to pray at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. She lives in Jaffa, Israel.
Jewish Voice for Peace describes itself as a grass-roots organization opposed to anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim bigotry and for Palestinian self-determination and peace in the Middle East. It has multiple branches across the U.S. and lists many local activist leaders by city. Rebecca Vilkomerson is the executive director and Naomi Dann is the media coordinator.