Entries by Nicole Margaretten

Thank you for a hilarious night off!

Friends, In a night full of laughs, Tanenbaum’s annual comedy show supports a cause that is deadly serious. Together, we had a great night as everyone from lawyers to race car drivers laughed together, at what is happening in the world, at ourselves, and with each other! Have a look at our photo gallery to […]

A Fall Festival of Lights

Dear Friends, Did you know that Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights, will take place on November 7th? Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists around the world celebrate this New Year festival for a variety of different reasons.   Diwali is an official holiday in a number of countries in South Asia and across […]

International Day of Peace

Friends,   This year’s International Day of Peace celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document lays out a vision of human rights for all. As such, it is critical to all of us.   But what needs to be remembered is that the Declaration itself, and much of the […]

Reflections on September 11

Dear Friends, For 17 years, I have paused on this day to remember the traumatic events of 9/11—and the nearly 3,000 victims from a vast array of religions and beliefs who we lost that day. 9/11 is a marked day for our nation. But it’s also an opportunity to reflect on what has happened since that tragic day. Like the overwhelming spread of disinformation […]

A Sweet New Year!

Dear Friends, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will take place this year September 9th–11th and September 18th–19th, respectively. Together, these are known as the High Holy Days and are often regarded as the most important of all Jewish holidays. Employees observing these holidays may require time off […]

Fostering Religio-Cultural Competence in Nursing

Dear Friends, On July 19-20, 2018, Tanenbaum convened a number of nursing educators from across the United States, to discuss our new nursing curriculum, Fostering Religio-Cultural Competence in Nursing. This curriculum was created and piloted in partnership with Columbia University School of Nursing’s Masters Direct Entry (MDE) Program to address a gap in nursing education […]