Israel may be a relatively new country, but the problems that prevent it from being a place of peace are ancient.
Alexie Torres-Fleming’s mother had a dream at the turn of the millennium.
Alexie Torres-Fleming grew up in the South Bronx, and she left to pursue a career. She returned after realizing her
A national crisis is at hand, but Mary Lou Leary and William J. Hochul Jr. said there is no time or money to put off solving it another day. Even sitting inside a quiet community like Chautauqua, the urgency of opiates and opioid addictions and overdoses cannot be escaped.
Between the 1970s and 1995, the East Lake neighborhood in Atlanta was home to the East Lake Meadows housing project,
In one 24-hour period in mid-July, 10 people overdosed on heroin in Buffalo. In March, $3.5 million worth of heroin,
One of the oldest cities in existence, Jerusalem straddles the line between antiquity and modernity. It is the beating heart of Abrahamic religions, and it means different things to all those who live there and come to visit.
Not many people know about the Baha’i religion. Some don’t know that it’s an Abrahamic religion — some don’t even know it exists — but Albert Lincoln thinks the religion’s hometown of Haifa, Israel, could serve as a model for peace and coexistence in the Middle East.
If Daniel Ferguson’s recent documentaries on two of the holiest sites in the world can teach anything, it’s that, with a shared purpose, mutual goals and establishing trust, people of different backgrounds can achieve anything — be it art or interfaith harmony.
Though the preservation and sharing of sacred space might seem to be the task of those who run churches, synagogues or mosques, Jodi Magness is responsible for the conservation of spaces and objects that were considered sacred millennia ago.