Tag Archives: Mosque

An unexpected interfaith moment in the Muratlı mosque


Muratlı Village is hardly the place you would expect to find cosmopolitan and open armed views about the intermingling of religions and global peace. And we could use a bit of an interfaith moment these days, what with the pain … Continue reading

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Living is no laughing matter (Thank you, Nazim Hikmet)


When I last left you, I was in melt-down mode as a result of the workaholic gerbil wheel called academia in which I currently reside professionally.  The puppets were in chaos about it, but Yehuda Rebbe calmed me down some, … Continue reading

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