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During the hour and fifteen minute panel, "women and religion: When Faith and Feminism Collide," participants spoke candidly about the obstacles they overcame and the oppression they still face in male-dominated religions. "Women from all walks of life ...
religion: How well do you know your own religion? Are their facts to make you question your beliefs? Aliens: Always a hot topic.

Los Angeles - Just as the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur began on Tuesday night, a federal judge lifted a temporary restraining order against a California synagogue performing a ritual where chickens are twirled in the air before they're slaughtered.
In the United States, Ahmadi Muslim-Americans are often forced to defend the religion in which they themselves have not been fully accepted.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The days of going to the circus may be coming to an end in New York City. A new bill expected to be considered by the City Council would ban wild or exotic animals for public Entertainment or amusement, with exceptions for zoos ...
In 2014, Roth's steep fall and gradual rise within the American Jewish community culminated when he received an honorary degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, the flagship seminary of Conservative Judaism. Arnold Eisen, the ...
police are looking for a man who attacked another man in NYC's West Village over the weekend, reportedly yelling both Anti-Gay and racist slurs.
The spirit of NYC taught me about the simplicity of religion. By Anam Saeed Published: ... While we care so much about little things like a proper mosque, a prayer mat, a clean floor, these men, despite working under strenuous conditions, follow their ...
Anna Lewis plays with her daughter Maya Cousineau, 5, in Washington Square Park during the Pagan Pride Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016.
NEW YORK, NY - The week kicks off with a major religious holiday and could end with a scary storm. ... Also, for parents regardless of their religion, all NYC public schools will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in honor of the holiday. ... Oct. 6 ...
"The friars know religion is a dead zone in this neighborhood, so if you want people to participate, you have to not preach," one resident, Nikki Cohen, 30, said.
"There are over 7,000 places of worship in New York City, and they need lawyers who understand their issues," co-founder Jonathan Nelson, who was a civil and corporate litigator, said.
students filled the Michael O. Leavitt Center for politics and Public Service for Wednesday's Pizza and Politics discussion about civil rights and religious freedoms. The discussion was led by Leavitt Center Executive Council members Brock Orme, a ...
Keller, the senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian church in New York City, released "Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical" on Tuesday - a book that "invites skeptics to consider that Christianity is more relevant now than ever ...
NEW YORK The father of suspected NYC, N.J. bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami and the FBI are disputing the extent of the alarm authorities were given in 2014 of his possible radicalization.
"It seems entirely appropriate, therefore, to reflect on the responsibility of religious leaders, especially in an ever more interconnected world, to help counter the spread of hatred and violence in the name of religion and to promote more inclusive ...
They said he became more religious and started distancing himself. In an interview with the New York Times, Rahami's father said he warned federal agents in 2014 about some of his son's suspicious activities.
I am posting this for no reason other than that I feel I have to in order to explain what it feels like to be Muslim today in America, specifically in and near New York City. No words are lucid enough to explain what the past 15 years have done to ...
When we speak about deradicalization, we mean to bring someone back to a state of general respect for human life from the conviction that using violence to foster political or religious goals is legitimate. Eduardo Munoz / Reuters. Law enforcement ...
(JTA) - A petition signed by hundreds of women is asking the New York City Parks Department to reinstate hours of female-only swimming time at the indoor pool of a Brooklyn recreation center.
By Imam Vernon Fareed We (Muslims) stand in condemnation of the recent bombings in New York City and Seaside Park, New Jersey.
Reflexively, we make assumptions about peoples' ethnic or religious attachments based on the sound of their names. Regrettably, our automatic reactions have led and continue to lead to prejudice, racial profiling, and discrimination, especially in the ...
The singer-songwriter now known simply as Yusuf didn't mention his religion by name during his Monday show at New York's Beacon Theatre.
Hanifah Batua: "My sister and I cried after we watched this experiment... it's really heartbreaking being a Muslim girl when the people won't trust you just because of the religion and the way you dress." Thegood Guy: "To be honest I'm a Muslim but I ...
Hillary Clinton held a Monday press conference in which she addressed the recent bombs planted in New York City and New Jersey, telling reporters outside her campaign plane that the Islamic State terror group has "seized" and amplified Donald Trump's ...
An explosion rocked New York City's bustling Chelsea district on Saturday, injuring 29 people in what authorities described as a deliberate, criminal act.
Most of the discussion focused on a critical tension: young people are hungry for spiritual fulfillment, yet seem to eschew religion; how can contemplative communities serve secular spiritual seekers without compromising the sacred heart of their ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Sat Hari Singh, a New York City subway operator, threw his train in reverse on 9/11 to send it away from the chaos at ground zero.
A member of the New York City Police Department stands guard during a group prayer session for the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha in the Brooklyn borough of New York City on Aug. 12, 2016. ... The study has more bad news for atheists - despite a decade of ...
... who calls for a boycott of goods produced in Israeli settlements, and engage in conversation with Ruth Calderon, a secular Israeli Talmud scholar and former Knesset member with Yesh Atid, a party that prioritized reforming the country's policy on ...
Photos by Vergara, which are now on view at the National Building Museum, show New York City as it was and as it is. Of his many photos of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Harlem, Manhattan, and even New Jersey, the one constant throughout all his photos has been ...
(AP Photo/Bryan R. Smith, File). FILE- In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, a woman holds up a photograph during the ceremony commemorating the Sept.
"Islam, as it must be understood, is a religion of peace and love," he said, as he sat with a reporter recently in the Islamic cultural Center of Niagara Falls on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Wheatfield.
May Samad of Liberty and Janan Niser of Warren, both Muslims, said teachers and coaches approached them during the days after planes hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City to offer support. Samad was attending Youngstown State ...
(ABC 6 News) -- On September 11, 2001, only one religious structure was lost along with the Twin Towers in New York City. It was the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church which used to stand on Cedar Street. On Sunday, the Rochester Greek Orthodox ...
Andrew Cuomo joined more than 450 motorcycle riders participating in the 9/11 Memorial Motorcycle Ride at a lunch in New York City. The ride pays tribute to the strength, courage and heroism of the first responders who led recovery efforts during and ...
Bracing Ourselves for NYC's 'Disrespectful' Decision to Close schools Tomorrow. by Elura Nanos | 9:23 am, September 11th, 2016 ... This year's coverage is bound to include the "bombshell" story that New York City has decided to close its schools on ...
Peter Gudaitis of the New York disaster Interfaith Services, which was created after 9/11, said about 20 to 25 percent of New York City religious leaders have attended its training sessions. He said there's no question that more training has been ...
Israel is the only country in the Middle East "where Zoroastrians and other religious minorities could peacefully and openly practice their religion," Tower contributing editor Zenobia Ravji testified at a New York City Council hearing on Thursday ...
11, 2001, crashes of two airliners hijacked by terrorists that ultimately pulverized the World Trade Center, Elgin firefighters John Fahy, Jim Mulvihill, John Tobin and Anthony Bialek drove east to deliver a needed ladder truck to the New York City ...
Clinton stressed during the New York City event Friday night that she wants to end the practice. Clinton says, "Friends don't let friends vote Trump.
With the 15th anniversary of terrorists hijacking planes to crash them into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington and another hijacked plane falling from the sky in Pennsylvania, I've been reflecting on how those ...
Donald Trump's campaign manager is objecting to Hillary Clinton's depiction of half of his supporters as a "basket of deplorables.


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