By Ed Diokno
In a strange way, Donald Trump is uniting us.
The momentum from last weekend’s Women’s Marches across the country and supportive demonstrations around the world, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the 60s and … Read more
A report by the Pew Research Center has found Congress is more Christian than the general public, despite a slight rise in Hindus, Buddists and Muslims.
Hindu representation tripled in the 115th Congress as two new Hindus recently joined … Read more
By Ed Diokno
The holy month of Ramadan ends Tuesday, concluding a month of sunrise to sunset fasting by Muslims around the world. Over the past three years, I’ve participated in the fast for one day in a quest to better understand Islam and the people who adhere to the world’s second … Read more
By Shirley N Lew
When I was young, I lived in Chinatown, in a turn of the century walk-up tenement. I had no chimney for Santa Claus to climb down from which meant he’d have to possess Spider-Man like powers to climb onto the building and probably come through my window. It would not be … Read more
Vandals targeted a meditation center in Denver last Thursday night. TheDenverChannel.com reports that vandals broke large slabs of brick and stole a 60-pound lion statue that had been at the center for generations.
Angela Buchdahl, the first Asian American rabbi, is considered the leading contender for the post of senior rabbi at Central Synagogue in Manhattan, reports the Jewish Daily.
Central is described by the Jewish Daily as New York’s “oldest continually in use synagogue.”
The diverse congregation is made up of many Jewish faces, including blacks, … Read more