Entries by Nicole Margaretten

Whose Freedom?

Dear Tanenbaum Community,    As the Fourth of July approaches, we’re reminded to take time to pause and reflect on what it means to live on this land and to celebrate freedom. We are asking ourselves hard questions, listening to indigenous perspectives, and reflecting on who we are as a nation and how we got […]

Summer Days (and Nights) of Remembrance

Spring has sprung, come and gone, but summer is no exception to upcoming holidays! The next month ahead will see many people celebrating two holidays with which you may or may not be familiar. Whether you’re wondering how observance might involve the workplace, education or health care settings, each of our fact sheets includes history, […]

It’s not too late! Join us tomorrow!

  The day is almost here! Our 2021 Peace Made Possible Live Virtual Gala is tomorrow! Everything has been leading up to this very day. We are excited to celebrate our incredible honorees and entertainers. I don’t want to spoil anything else, but I have a feeling this will be a very memorable Gala! “Doors” […]

The Platinum Rule

The following shared vision is on the Platinum Rule: “Treat others how they want to be treated”. As the Platinum Rule is a philosophical response to the Golden Rule, “treat others how you want to be treated,” we acknowledge that many traditions do not have the exact phrase above written verbatim in their sacred texts. […]

Working Toward a Healthy Future

Our Health Care team has been busier than ever this year, working on several timely and informative resources exploring the role religion plays in providing quality medical care and in understanding our own health. Our team recently released a resource on vaccines and contemporary religious viewpoints. Vetted by religious and medical experts, this comprehensive pamphlet […]

Speaking out against Antisemitism

Many resources exist on how individual people can respond to situations, comments, and acts based in prejudice and bias. Though many companies may intuitively seek to respond to situations of injustice, finding the first steps to do so can seem daunting. Tanenbaum has shared considerations, resources, and strategies of how to respond to antisemitism, from […]

This Just In!

Breaking news: Sandra Bookman, anchor at WABC-TV, has a special announcement about our 2021 Peace Made Possible Virtual Gala! After watching, remember to click here for our Gala webpage with ticket and sponsorship info. I look forward to seeing you there! With my warmest regards, Rev. Mark Fowler CEO, Tanenbaum    

There will be laughter

Need another reason to join our 2021 Peace Made Possible Gala? Hear from special guest and comedian, Regina DeCicco, why our Peace Made Possible Gala is the hottest ticket in town! Click here for our Gala webpage with ticket and sponsorship info. I look forward to seeing you there! With my warmest regards, Rev. Mark Fowler CEO, Tanenbaum    

Breaking News – Our newest honoree!

This just in … Ramy Youssef will be accepting our Les Crystal Media Bridge Builder award on June 3rd at our upcoming Gala! The award is presented to journalistic and media personalities whose work focuses public attention on issues of human rights and intergroup relations. Ramy Youssef is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and director […]