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However, Muslim leaders say it wasn't sent to anyone specifically in New York City, but they are taking it seriously. Religious leaders gathered Tuesday with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to address the community's concerns regarding the content of the letter. Adams and local organizations say ...
Exploring a Hidden Archive of New York City's Historic Trash ... Between then and the end of the 1930s, tens of millions of immigrants landed in New York City, and the museum estimates that roughly 7,000 of them passed through 97 .... Some religious pamphlets were fastened to doors and public spaces.

Serene Jones, the first woman president of New York City's Union Theological Seminary — where almost 60 percent of the students are now female. ... Religion News Service calculated in 2015 that a majority of religious women belong to a denomination that generally prohibits them from becoming leaders ...
Still, it was not immediately clear if the Assembly — dominated by Democrats from New York City — would agree to such an arrangement, even as ... of Passover looming and Easter in the offing, some members began to slip away as leaders sought to make accommodations for religious observances.
He also had some religious leaders over to his condominium in NYC to stress the importance of religious tolerance. MbS may be sincere, but here is an area where he has to put his money where his mouth is. Saudi Arabia is not religiously tolerant. It is religiously intolerant in ways that contradict Islam and ...

Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. COMEDY SOIREE at the Duplex Cabaret Theater (March 31, 7 p.m.). Variety is the spice of life, they say, and by that rule this series is basically sriracha. Each installment of the bimonthly stand-up show ...
NEW YORK, NY — Most New Yorkers won't get the day off on Friday, but the convergence of two religious holidays might mean a change in your routine. ... New York City students get a break, though — schools are closed from March 30 through April 6 for a spring recess that coincides with Passover.

Then, she relented: She let a New York City police officer photograph her without her hijab. As the camera flashed, Ms. Clark, 39, ... It carefully balances the department's respect for the customs of all religions with the legitimate law enforcement need to take arrest photos. Persons who do not wish to remove ...
It's not by accident that some of the world's most revered religious figures are known in many languages. Abraham, or Ibrahim, plays such a central role in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam that the three faiths are called “Abrahamic.” Samuel, Shmuel, and صموئيل are all names for the same prophet from the ...
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For Lent, one Manhattan church created a prayer plaza where people can leave handwritten notes on purple ribbons. They thought they would have a few -- but now they have thousands. People of all ages have put very touching messages on the ribbons at the Church of the Epiphany on 22nd Street and ...
Good morning on this pleasant Tuesday. The last place you might think to spend a sparkling spring day is at a death cafe. But that's exactly what we did this month, and what we found, to our pleasant surprise, was anything but bleak. On the second Tuesday of each month, the landmark Green-Wood ...
I immediately tweeted a picture, like a religious figure who'd just unearthed some holy tablets — which is when the real action started. Apart from retweets and likes, there were lots of responses, of which the negative ones made the most enjoyable reading, possibly from Philadelphians who resented ...


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