Tag: New York City

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    More than 2,200 candle-lit paper lanterns with individually written messages of peace were set afloat onto a large reflecting pool in New York City in honor of people who have dedicated their lives to the cause of peace. More

    July 10, 2014 | Comments

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    A Journey Through NYC Religions, says editor and publisher Tony Carnes, “has made me more free to listen to people. And that may sound like a small thing, but it’s actually pretty big.” More

    March 7, 2014 | Comments

  • feat-shinnyo-lanterns-800

    More than 2,200 candle-lit paper lanterns with individually written messages of peace were set afloat onto a large reflecting pool in New York City in honor of people who have dedicated their lives to the cause of peace. More

    September 24, 2013 | Comments

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    “I am convinced that the kids from the most challenging circumstances are also the grittiest, the most determined. and have the biggest capacity for compassion,” says buildOn’s founder Jim Ziolkowski. More

    August 16, 2013 | Comments

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    A support group called Footsteps is providing counsel to those who have chosen to leave the confines of the ultra-Orthodox world in which they were raised. More

    May 10, 2013 | Comments

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    Does allowing churches to worship in public schools create a constitutional problem, or is it an expression of religious freedom? More

    February 17, 2012 | Comments

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    “This isn’t about bigotry. This isn’t about religious persecution. This really is about sensitivity and a profound sense of loss,” says Fordham University Law School professor Thane Rosenbaum. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    The controversy over building an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, says this professor of religious studies, “is about what kind of a society we wish to be and to become.” More

    August 20, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch religious leaders speaking this week about Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and American ideals and values and the New York City Islamic center controversy. More

    August 18, 2010 | Comments

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    Thousands of people every week are still visiting the site where the World Trade Center once stood. But five years since 9/11, Lucky Severson says, there’s still so much traffic and construction and so much controversy about how to rebuild that it’s hard to feel Ground Zero as sacred space. More

    September 8, 2006 | Comments

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