Religion

Church group prepares to delve into Rev. Wallis’ book on racism

“Overcoming racism is more than an issue or a cause — it is also a story, which can be part of each of our stories, too. The story about race that was embedded into America at the founding of our nation was a lie; it is time to change that story and discover a new one.” … Full Article

Zion Triangle Park is for whole community, local leaders emphasize at memorial ceremony

Zion Triangle Park in Brownsville carries a deep history in the community, one that is now being taught to the youngest generation of schoolchildren. … Full Article

St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church celebrates the Very Rev. Michael Ellias

On Sunday, May 22, St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church celebrated the Very Rev. Michael Ellias’ 60th birthday and the 30th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.  The event was held in St. Mary’s newly renovated hall and was attended by over 150 guests and parishioners. … Full Article

Scholar on Jewish Law emphasizes importance of social safety net

Jewish law has provided a strong foundation for the modern Western legal system, says Professor Michael J. Broyde of Emory University. … Full Article

OASIS Christian Singles to host spring celebration at new Dyker Heights location

OASIS Christian Singles, considered the largest Christ-centered Christian singles event in Brooklyn, will host its spring celebration this weekend at its new location in Dyker Heights. … Full Article

Emory University scholar speaks on intersection of law and faith

Congregation Mount Sinai, which has a long history of programs on the Torah, Talmud and other aspects of Jewish law, will present a talk with the Brooklyn Brandeis Society next Monday. … Full Article

9,000 Falun Gong practitioners coming to Brooklyn this weekend

The annual Falun Gong conference is expected to bring upwards of 9,000 practitioners from around the world to Barclays Center this weekend. … Full Article

New East Midwood Nightshul series explores Korean Cooking, Tanakh and meditation

NightShul, the growing learning community at the East Midwood Jewish Center, is debuting its first cooking class as part of its spring lineup to close out the 2015-2016 season. … Full Article

Heights & Hills’ 45th annual gala honors philanthropist who founded giving circle

Heights & Hills Community Council celebrated its 45th year of service to the elderly in Brooklyn by honoring a tireless and dedicated advocate for seniors. … Full Article

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