Archive for the ‘Op-ed’ Category
Executive Director of the Islamic Center at New York University & Chaplain, NYPD. Plus MLK Day event listing
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, wrote on faith on the Upper West Side and West Harlem during the 1950s and 1960s.
OpEd: The future of religion in the underbelly of Paris. Updated with info on planned attacks on churches
There are communities that are gold mines for ISIS recruiters.
We had not been in Paris ten hours before we experienced the power of terrorism.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Diwali, the joyful festival of lights, will be observed November 11
OpeEd: as the expectations rise for the Pope’s arrival into New York City, even teenagers with gang colors are stopping to do cross symbols.
See the Bible for the Ten Commandments
Update: This Summer of 2015, the garden is closed because the landowner decided to sale to a developer, and the city was unwilling to come up with the money. We will run several art pieces this month that were inspired by the garden.
There is a mythology that in the public schools religion cannot be mentioned, the Bible can’t be taught, and religious expression is prohibited. As we gear up for a new school year, here are the commonly accepted guidelines for teaching the Bible (and religion) in the public school.