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  • Reform corrals broad array of groups into gun call-in

    February 1, 2013 | 2:11 pm

    The Reform movement corralled a broad array of religious denominations to call into Congress on Monday and demand action on gun violence.

    Participant organizations in the "Faiths Calling" event organized by Reform's Religious Action Center include the Reform, Orthodox,...

  • Express your solidarity with Wisconsin’s Sikh community

    By Ryan Torok

    August 7, 2012 | 1:17 pm

    In the wake of Sunday’s shooting in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left six dead and three more wounded, over 2,000 people have submitted e-notes expressing solidarity for Wisconsin’s Sikh community, including “Sikhs, Muslims, Jews, Protestants, Catholics, Buddhists, Unitarian...

  • Shaking the Sikh peace

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 7, 2012 | 12:04 pm

    One of those unfinished project from my days as senior writer at The Jewish Journal was a piece on Southern California skinheads and neo-Nazis. I did the piece about the academic that white supremacists love, but I never finished an “American History X”-type piece.

    The reasons such...

  • In Wisconsin, Jews seek ways to help Sikhs after Milwaukee shooting

    August 7, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Almost as soon as she heard the news about a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Elana Kahn-Oren’s phone started ringing.

    As director of the Jewish Community Relations Council at the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Kahn-Oren fielded call after call from concerned area...

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  • Board of Rabbis stands with Sikh community after shooting

    By Ryan Torok

    August 6, 2012 | 6:07 pm

    In the wake of the Aug. 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left six people dead and three wounded, the Board of Rabbis of Southern California expressed sympathy and solidarity with the Sikh community.

    “An attack on one house of worship is an attack upon all of us. An...

  • Defamatory to associate Romney with Sikh temple?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 6, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    Last month, Jay Leno showed a slide of Mitt Romney’s “summer home.” In fact, it was Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, a shrine of the Sikh faith. And now Leno and NBC are being sued over it.

    From Reuters and TheWrap:

    Dr. Randeep Dhillon, who does business as Bol Punjabi All Regions...

  • Is that a dagger in your kaccha or are you here to see the Pope?

    By The Web Guy

    March 6, 2008 | 7:24 pm

    American Sikh leaders won’t be able to party with the Pope on his U.S. visit next month because their religion requires them to always carry a dagger, or kirpaan (see photo). The Secret Service, responsible for Pope Benedict’s security, is just not comfortable with Sikh the Knife....

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