‘I would rather die dignified than compromise my religious beliefs’
Top five news stories you need to know

Here are the top stories about religion that you need to know: Muslim bus driver’s discrimination lawsuit against MTA continues, even after driver’s death more than two years ago  • France’s Far-Right To Ban Faith-Based School Lunch Options  • Sacred Grounds — for Lawsuits • Religious leaders agree on interfaith teachings for children  • Are Christians the Most Persecuted Religious Group? […]

Mourning with Kansas

Tanenbaum again joins a mourning nation. Once more, our country is scarred by the venom of hate, stereotypes and the violence that follows in their wake. The perpetrator – a known hater of Jews and others – turned his hate into violent action. Today, on the eve of Passover, a Jewish holiday that celebrates freedom, […]

Anti-Semitic slur by fire chief: Top 5 news stories

Anti-Semitic Slur by a Westchester Fire Chief Stirs Controversy • Tennessee Bigots Harassed This Young Muslim Journalist • Mississippi Governor Signs Controversial Religious Freedom Bill • Anti-Semitic incidents continue to decline in US • U.S. doesn’t rank high in religious diversity Last week’s top news, from our perspective:   Anti-Semitic Slur by a Westchester Fire Chief […]

Tips for Passover, Vaisakhi, & Easter

As you may be aware, the holiest times for millions of Americans are approaching. Passover begins at sundown on April 14 and ends at sundown on April 22. Easter is celebrated on a variety of days, depending on the tradition, but many will celebrate the holiday on April 20. And Vaisakhi, a festival celebrated by […]

Pilot that negatively depicted Muslims cancelled: Top 5 news stories

ABC Family Cancels Alice in Arabia Pilot • Saudi’s Lonely, Costly Bid for Sunni-Shiite Equality • Indonesia’s fatwa shows religious duty can be a route to sustainable behaviour • Arena’s Meditation Room Raises Its Own Existential Questions • H&M Pulls Offensive Star Of David Shirt Off The Shelves Last week’s top news, from our perspective: ABC Family Cancels […]