Entries by Dasha Tanner

Beloved Tanenbaum Community, a Formula for Justice – Thank you Dr. King

Dear Tanenbaum Community – In August 1967, three years after the passage of The Civil Rights Act and just shy of eight months before his assassination, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the presidential address at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s national conference. Dr. King, addressing the question of where do we go […]

It’s Time to be ENRAGED!

Friends— I watch news often, and view a variety of sources. But last night, on CNN, I listened and watched Don Lemon read the famous words of a Lutheran Pastor from Nazi Germany, Pastor Martin Niemoller, First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. […]

Yes, Tanenbaum Has Thought About Rep. Omar…

As an organization dedicated to combating religious bigotry, Tanenbaum was repeatedly asked where it stood in the debate surrounding Representative Ilhan Omar and the welcome resolution by the House condemning religious bigotry including anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and identity focused hatred. Through the heated news cycle focusing on her, our response was presented in our Weekly Religion […]

Happy Lunar New Year! What You Should Know!

With Lunar New Year just around the corner, Tanenbaum would like to share its newest Holiday Fact Sheet!  The 2019 Lunar New Year will begin tomorrow, February 5th. Also known as the Spring Festival, the holiday is celebrated across Asia, beginning with the first new moon of the lunar calendar.  Celebrations conclude 15 days later […]

Paradigm Shifters in Armed Conflict

Notwithstanding unprecedented challenges, Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action Network is busy on the frontlines strengthening communities & confronting armed conflicts every day. Tanenbaum CEO, Joyce Dubensky & staff recently published a groundbreaking piece in the Journal of Interreligious Studies (JIRS) in partnership with Harvard Divinity School’s Religions and the Practice of Peace Colloquium. Their article, Building […]