Dear Friends, Did you know that July 24th is Pioneer Day? Pioneer Day is one of the major holidays of Mormonism (Latter-day Saints). The holiday is often observed with parades, fireworks and Old West reenactments to commemorate the arrival of Brigham Young and his followers in Salt Lake Valley. To learn more about the history […]
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Dear Friends: Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Travel Ban, which we believe to be a Muslim Ban, is a disheartening moment for people dedicated to religious pluralism. At it’s essence, the travel ban targets people of a particular religion. In this case, it’s Muslims… but it leaves open the question – Who’s next? […]
Our webinar series, Religion, Social Studies and You is now available for free access on our YouTube Channel! This four-part webinar series will focus on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different faith traditions and cultures in the classroom consistent with the First Amendment. Based on Tanenbaum’s* Seven Principles of Inclusive Education and […]
Dear Friends, Across our nation, we are agonizing—and debating—the fate of children being torn from their parents at our border. This is a policy debate. It is a moral debate. And, it is a religious debate. How we read and understand our faith traditions is fueling our views. How we respond reveals our core values. […]
Religions in My Neighborhood Makes it Easier to Teach About Religion Tanenbaum’s curriculum, framed by Wiggins and McTighe’s Understanding by Design, makes teachers’ jobs easier. Teachers can use Religions in My Neighborhood as a stand-alone curriculum or as a supplement. SPECIAL TIME-LIMITED OFFER! For the first time ever, we are giving away copies of Religions in My Neighborhood for free ($34.95 […]
Friends, I don’t know if you’ve been following the Masterpiece Cakeshop lawsuit or the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in that matter yesterday—but we have. It’s the case of a religious man, a baker, who refused to bake a custom wedding cake for a gay couple. At Tanenbaum, we see this case as raising core questions […]
Every year, Tanenbaum hosts an annual Gala in New York City to recognize leaders who stand for justice and are combating religious prejudice. We thank all of our generous sponsors for Tanenbaum’s 2018 Gala. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Folashade Kornegay at FKornegay@tanenbaum.org or call 212.967.7707 x129.
This year’s third annual Religious Diversity Leadership Summit was the largest one yet, with attendance near capacity and a waitlist in hand. Tanenbaum’s first full day Summit boasts 155 attendees and 23 speakers plus moderators from 64 companies, spanning 18 industries. The day included four concurrent breakout sessions addressing focused topics, another first for the […]
On Wednesday night, Tanenbaum was honored to become the 2018 recipient of the Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize from Hofstra University. It moved me to receive this award on behalf of Tanenbaum, particularly because it is dedicated to our shared humanity. All of us at Tanenbaum are inspired and renewed in our resolve to emulate the […]