May 2011

Maghrib – Diana Woodcock

Posted by Rabbi Michael Lerner

The sunset call to prayer wafts from the mosque— bathes the neighborhood in solemn quietude and stillness.  Even the bulbuls pause on rooftops and tips of palm fronds to listen. The day-long fast is lifted. Let the iftar  begin.  All sin forgiven, gaze upon heaven for awhile. Let there be no compulsion in religion, warns [...]

Former managing editor Dave Belden, Associate Editor Peter Gabel, and I were honored to receive the Utne Reader’s Independent Press Award Wednesday night at a ceremony attended by staff from some of the most significant magazines in the U.S.  The awardees were selected from some 1,300 magazines reviewed. Tikkun won in the category of Best [...]

Move the Money: Turn Swords into Plowshares Saturday, June 4, 2011 From 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Hosted by: The Jam-e-Masjid Islamic Center in Boonton 110 Harrison Street Boonton, N.J. 07005 At a time when people are suffering from the economic downturn, political battles are still raging over how to cut the budget and the [...]