Religious Tolerance

Together we are making a difference. Now more than ever! For 11 years, members of The Clergy Letter Project, the sponsor
And meet Muslim writer and filmmaker, Parvez Sharma, whose films "A Jihad for Love" and "A Sinner in Mecca" have given voice
The hate letters to mosques are meant to intimidate, just as the letters that forced synagogues to hire guards. It is wonderful
In his election-night speech, Trump declared that he would be a President for all Americans. But how do we reconcile that
How do they learn that freedom is to accept not to reject others, and allow each person to be who they are, believe what they want as long as they do no harm?
1. An Independent Narrative: Ideas and ideals conveyed on the channels are not defined in opposition to an extremist ideology
Consider also judges in courtrooms. Do they need those robes to broadcast their sagacity? Might they dress like the rest
Women shouldn't have to choose between liberty and safety -- we should have both unconditionally.
C. M. Rubin is the author of two widely read online series for which she received a 2011 Upton Sinclair award, "The Global
Some conservatives of my acquaintance have asked "well, if the average "reasonable" Muslim does not condone the actions of terrorists, why haven't more of them spoken out against Muslim terrorists?" I admit I have found this question puzzling.
Fine. But if God could do all that, why not just zap the boat into existence in the first place? And if there's not normally
I am still floating in that limbo of people, places, and opportunities I missed. There are days when the point of trying
No system is perfect and even the best governing philosophy will never be universally applied. But if there is no worldview accepted as a standard, then each person will act in accordance with whatever is good in their own eyes, which often includes using force to get what they want.
And so, Professor Wiesel, thank you for your inspiration and encouragement. I did indeed write more, and more, and more. My book is the greatest gift I was able give to my father and my aunts. It is also the most powerful tribute I could give to my grandfather, who was killed in the gas chamber at Auschwitz.
Your guidance and leadership will be sincerely missed, Mr. Wiesel, but thanks to the gift of your words, we will never forget.
____ We met Senator Brown as part of the 2014 Lobby Day and Policy Conference hosted by the Secular Coalition for America
I'm glad that I took the road I was not expected to travel after high school. From a young age, I had resolved to get a religious education from grade school through college. And though it did not go the way I had initially planned, or fit conventionally with early social and family influences, I got a valuable education about how to be a Jew in this big, vast, varied world.
The violence of Saturday night's mass shooting in Orlando, FL. has left many parents and educators wondering how to purposefully discuss the event, which was the deadliest attack on American soil since 9/11, with their children.
Many haters within our midst hide behind the veil of religion. They don't care about the consequences that stem from their spewing and teaching hate.