(RNS) — After nearly three months, Facebook and Instagram have unblocked the #Sikh hashtag, saying the block occurred ‘mistakenly’ after a user reported the hashtag in March.
(RNS) — Stories of Muslims helping people during the pandemic imply that their generosity is anomalous. In fact, it's part of the foundation of Islam.
(RNS) — When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit New York City, I wanted to leave town quickly. Why risk being infected?
(RNS) — The news that two Sikh brothers shaved their beards to serve patients is not the feel-good story that some suggest.
(RNS) — In its 69th year, the observance — often predominated by evangelical Christians gathering in public places — will feature interfaith and even international voices on computer screens and cellphones.
(RNS) — Nazita Lajevardi’s new book, ‘Outsiders at Home,’ takes stock of the political toll two decades of Islamophobia has had on American Muslims.
(RNS) — Risking nosy questions about my marriage prospects, I reached out to the Sikh ‘aunties’ at my grandmother‘s gurdwara to ask how they’ve been coping with the threat of a deadly virus.
(RNS) — Hundreds of Sikh communities are risking their lives to serve those affected by COVID-19, based on their tradition of seva.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Since bringing together thousands of people is no longer an option, Sikh groups in LA and around the country have been working hard to find acceptable and innovative ways to observe the holiday.
(RNS) — How do we make sense of violent extremists who come into our sacred spaces with hate in their hearts? And how do we keep ourselves from being victims of their anger?
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for the attack on services for those killed in Wednesday's rampage at a Sikh house of worship in Kabul's old city.
(RNS) — If you asked me a week ago how my life aligned with my priorities, I would have responded with a small shrug, saying that I tried to keep these things aligned and felt like I was doing a pretty good job.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Baba Punjab Singh died Monday, bringing the death toll in the temple attack to seven and making it the worst mass shooting in Wisconsin since 2005.
(RNS) — My involvement began, ironically, with my decision not to publicly flame the senator online for the initial composition of her council, as others did, noting in particular the lack of Muslims or Catholics.
(RNS) — The new guidelines allow personnel to request a waiver to wear religious apparel, including turbans and hijabs, and to have unshorn hair or beards for religious reasons.