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Entries Tagged as 'The Coastal Star'

Women’s Circle Sisters coming to WXEL Public TV

August 24th · No Comments · The Coastal Star, Women

From my latest InterFaith21 essay in The Coastal Star: Our own Women’s Circle sisters are about to become TV celebrities…Sister Lorraine Ryan and Sister Joan Carusillo, co-founders of the Boynton Beach nonprofit that serves low-income women, are “starring” in a new documentary with imminent WXEL public-TV air dates. Documentary film veteran Paul Gionfriddo (L) with Sister Joan, […]

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Singing teens make musical impression for Israel

July 29th · No Comments · Interfaith,, The Coastal Star

Their energy was amazing, their routines deftly choreographed beneath exquisite harmony and outstanding solos: —  from my latest InterFaith21 essay in The Coastal Star. More scenes:

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Chabad community welcomes all to plaza center

February 3rd · No Comments · Jewish, The Coastal Star

“We really did try to create that feel,” said Rabbi Leibel Stolik. “We wanted it to be an inviting, warm, welcoming atmosphere, so that people can feel welcome, walk by and feel that everybody and anybody can come in. And this includes Jews and non-Jews as well.” — from my latest InterFaith21 essay in The […]

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At 50th, Church of the Palms as welcoming as ever

January 1st · No Comments · Christian, The Coastal Star

“If you can come with no shoes on, come on in. If we can find some shoes, we’ll give them to you” — Henrietta Smith. — My latest InterFaith21 spotlight in The Coastal Star.

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Latest C.B. Hanif, writer/editor links: the Sharing & Caring season — and WikiLeaks too

December 14th · No Comments · Florida Weekly,,, South Florida Times, The Coastal Star

In South Florida The Season is going full swing. In my latest InterFaith21 essay in The Coastal Star, I note that Thanksgiving, the Hajj, Hanukkah and Christmas are among this year’s winter holiday highlights — and serve as reminders that “Sharing and caring are the best messages of the season.” Also, my Catalyst for Justice colleagues Jane Tierney, Rabbi Paul […]

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Holocaust memoirs hold lessons for us today

November 3rd · No Comments · Christian, Interfaith, Jewish, The Coastal Star

My latest InterFaith21 offering in The Coastal Star: Deborah Lee Prescott is a Christian, who teaches at Palm Beach Atlantic University, a Christian college, but whose passion is to study the memoirs and autobiographies of
Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

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Routine acts of kindness contrast with divisive rhetoric

September 30th · No Comments · Muslim, Quran, Ramadan, The Coastal Star

My latest InterFaith21 essay in The Coastal Star: “For those of us who experienced 9/11 in America, our hearts were heavy in two respects. One, because of the senseless loss of innocent life. But then there was a double blow to us, because in the process, the religion of Al-Islam was blemished, by the conduct […]

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Fall brings introspection in Jewish faith…

September 11th · No Comments · Interfaith, Jewish, The Coastal Star

Things have been way too busy; am just getting around to posting this link to my latest InterFaith21 essay at The Coastal Star: September is a very busy month in the Jewish faith, and one can learn a lot about the coming holidays from Rabbis Robert A. Silvers and Randall J. Konigsburg.

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TnT and former Air Force chapels in ‘The Coastal Star’

August 11th · No Comments · Christian,, Jesus, The Coastal Star

Check out the links to my latest InterFaith21 offerings for The Coastal Star newspaper, including: This month’s Coastal Star, First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach’s Rev. Aaron Janklow and the popular TnT — or Twenties ’n’ Thirties — young professionals group he leads: Young minister succeeding on his mission And this month’s Look Inside our Places of Worship, the […]

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Father-and-son Knights for Guatemala

July 2nd · No Comments · Christian, Delray Beach, The Coastal Star

My latest InterFaith21 offering for The Coastal Star newspaper: Monsignor Tom Skindeleski, of St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Delray Beach, leads his 9th annual Knights of Columbus father-and-son contingent in service to students in the rainforests of Guatemala.

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