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Yom Kippur: a Day of Atonement

PICTURED ABOVE: Jews practicing the Yom Kippur tradition of Tashlikh, a custom in which pebbles or crumbs are thrown into a body of water as a symbol of last year’s sins being washed away....

Please, My Faith is Not a Costume

Cultural appropriation is a tricky line many of us are forced to deal with – or even maneuver. In this era of political correctness, people often have something to say about appropriating a culture that...

Religion Trumps Politics

“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said,...

Religion Doesn’t Make People, People Make Religion

Let’s stop generalizing an entire religion. Let’s start separating religion from its followers. On Saturday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Paris the previous day that took the lives of 129 people...