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An open letter to Komen CEO Nancy Brinker

Dear Nancy, We have known each other for a long time and I have admired your work enormously. That is … Continued

Why the Mississippi personhood amendment self-imploded

Bruce Newman AP Amendment 26 supporter Joyce Haskins, with her grandchild Landry Bruce, waves to passersby outside the voting booths … Continued

Bloomberg takes stand on church v. state

Carol Guzy THE WASHINGTON POST NEW YORK NY – SEPTEMBER 11: New York marks the 10th anniversary of the World … Continued

Rick Warren to hold 9/11 service

Pastor Rick Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in California, is organizing memorial services in New York for the tenth anniversary … Continued

Recognize religion’s healing role

Mayor Michael Bloomberg should take a lesson from President Obama when it comes to memorializing the tenth anniversary of the … Continued

How American ideals won in Qur’an burning controversy

By Tad Stahnke Recently, anti-Muslim incidents in the United States sparked deadly protests in Afghanistan, marches in India and Indonesia, … Continued

The notorious Pastor Terry Jones

So Pastor Terry Jones has decided not to do it. Unless, of course, he does it after all. The burning … Continued

Intolerance and Islam since 9/11

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that time is neutral – it can be used either destructively or constructively. The … Continued

What makes ground so “sacred” that it provides soil for profane behavior?

In the past few weeks, we have heard both the defenders and opponents of the plan to build a Muslim … Continued

Protecting religious freedom for all — in word and deed

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Let 9/11 families decide on Ground Zero mosque

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach The cacophony of voices offering their strong opinions on whether the Ground Zero mosque ought to … Continued

Great irony in outcry over Ground Zero mosque

Q: The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near … Continued

A symbol of progress in Lower Manhattan

By Joshua M. Z. Stanton and Zeeshan Suhail Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue Muslim Consultative Network In the rabbinic tradition, it … Continued

Praying for Liberals

By David Waters A conservative Christian organization affiliated with Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University has decided to take a less partisan … Continued

Teaching Our Children the Value of Others

The New York City Council last week voted to add two Muslim holidays to the city’s public school calendar, citing … Continued

Calcutta Calling New York City

The New York City Council last week voted to add two Muslim holidays to the city’s public school calendar, citing … Continued

Muslim Holidays Make Sense for NYC Schools

The New York City Council last week voted to add two Muslim holidays to the city’s public school calendar, citing … Continued

Will Obama Save Catholic Schools?

One of the quirks of President Obama is that he appears liberal, but is strikingly pragmatic. This idiosyncrasy may benefit … Continued

We the People of Faith

WASHINGTON – You wouldn’t think religion would matter much in this presidential election. There would seem to be so many … Continued

Obama Plays into Islamophobia

On our way to Friday prayer last week, my dad increased the volume in the car when he heard the … Continued