Agree to (Respectfully) Disagree

Agree to (Respectfully) Disagree by Marisa Fasciano Overview: How to teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems. Most educators would agree that it’s important for students to respect classmates with different religious or nonreligious beliefs. But what if the doctrine or practices of the belief system in question contradict students’ […]

Tanenbaum Peacemakers Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye of Nigeria.

Tanenbaum Peacemakers Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye Prepare Nigerians for Upcoming Elections

On February 7, 2015, exactly one week before Nigerians were set to head to the polls, Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission postponed the Presidential and legislative elections for seven weeks (until March 28th). Concerned that Boko Haram’s violent insurgency in the North would jeopardize the safety of voters around the country, the Commission’s Chairman, Attahiru […]


Join us at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion!

Dear Friends, I am pleased to share that for the 6th year in a row, I will be presenting on Tanenbaum’s behalf at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion (taking place March 17th-19th in Minneapolis). This year, I will be joined by several outstanding co-presenters for two exciting sessions: Faith-Based ERGs: The Next Wave – Exploring […]

An Oslo Synagogue – A Ring of Peace

Dear Friends, Over the weekend, 21 Coptic Christians were beheaded in Libya. And a horrific attack on a Shia mosque in Pakistan killed 19 people. Then, I got an email about Denmark – and the gunman who opened fire on a synagogue in Copenhagen. All I could think was – I just can’t stand it! […]

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Ink, Leather, Grit – and The Church: Off the Beaten Path with Lauren Pond

The following images, captions and text are by Lauren Pond. Lauren is a photographer who specializes in documenting faith and religion in society – in order to build understanding among people. At Tanenbaum we combat religious prejudice through practical programs – and we celebrate the work of individuals who are dedicated to eliminating hatred, whether it be through the […]