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Ben Norton – “We will not be silent”: American Jews hit the streets during Hanukkah to fight Islamophobia and racism Jewish Voice for Peace condemns “state-sanctioned Islamophobia & racism” and anti-refugee xenophobia this Hanukkah

This Hanukkah, Jews across the U.S. are taking to the street to rally against the Islamophobia and racism rampant in their communities. On each night in the eight-day-long religious holiday, Jewish activists are participating in protests against various forms of injustice in a campaign initiated by the Network Against Islamophobia, a project called for by national peace organizationJewish Voice for Peace …

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Insight – Pope Mania, Stephen Siller NYC Tunnel to Towers Run (This Sun) and Relationship – 09.24.15

Are you on the Pope bandwagon? The arrival of Pope Francis in the Big Apple has most excited for his mere presence and the rest – simply peeved about gridlock and massive delays. Is it worth it? Firefighter Stephen Siller was among the incredibly brave first responders on 9/11 that made the supreme sacrifice and his family and friends are doing significant work that benefits disabled veterans, orphaned children and other programs through the establishment of the Stephen Siller Foundation. Cousin to Stephen Siller and now COO of the foundation – John Hodge talks about Stephen’s courageous life and how his memory along with his devotion to public service will impact countless lives! This Sunday September 27, run or walk the route Stephen Siller ran on 9/11 with 30,000 first responders, active and veteran servicemen/women along with casual runners who want to always remember and be a vital part of improving lives. More at:www.tunnel2towers.org