(CNSNews.com) – Rev. Canon Andrew White, vicar of St. George’s Church and health clinic in Baghdad, said Wednesday that Iraq has become too dangerous for Western journalists covering the carnage inflicted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Click here to read more.
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One of the reverberations from 9/11 is religious stereotyping and hate affecting many groups across the U.S. One community has been a particular target. Let me tell you what I mean. A pick-up truck driver in Richmond Hill, Queens calls a Sikh man a terrorist before mowing him down and dragging him thirty feet through […]
Next month, approximately five million people across the United States will celebrate the high holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Many will need accommodations at work or at school. This year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Wednesday September 24 and ends at sundown on Friday September 26. Yom Kippur begins at sundown on […]
Tanenbaum Peacemaker Yehezkel Landau met with Peacemaker Rev. Canon Andrew White yesterday morning in Jerusalem. They had a deep and important conversation over coffee inside the Jaffa Gate to the Old City. Andrew is in Israel to work on getting humanitarian relief to people in Gaza. They shared elements of their respective peace efforts, and are trying to support […]
This morning, at a press conference I attended at the offices of the Sikh Coalition, Sandeep Singh looked into a video camera and shared his story of being dragged through the streets of Queens by a pick-up truck. The video doesn’t show his scarring blisters from being burned by the asphalt, nor the 40 stitches […]
In the middle of a lesson, one of your students raises her hand and asks, “Isn’t there only one God?” Another student says, “That’s stupid! There is no god.” How can your response help both of these students feel safe, supported and respected? How do you encourage them to be respectfully curious about each other’s […]
Have you been following the news about Iraq, ISIS (now IS) and what’s happening to Christians in areas IS controls? Take a quick look with us. This past Saturday, as reported in Breaking Israel News and other media outlets, the Islamic State (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) “issued a deadline for Christian […]
Tanenbaum is joining forces with DiversityInc, a widely read, well respected, and dominant “diversity” publication. As subject-matter experts in the field of religious diversity, Tanenbaum will share our better practices and research with DiversityInc.com and DiversityInc Magazine. As one of the leading publications on issues of diversity at work, DiversityInc will expand Tanenbaum’s ability to […]
Before turning to the subject of this blog – the escalation of violence involving Israelis and Palestinians – I am painfully reminded that destructive and hate fueled violence is occurring in far too many places across our globe. So even as I focus on that flashpoint of the Middle East, I believe that we must […]