MOSAIC Brings Hope Each meeting of Garden State MOSAIC keeps me hopeful in spite of what is going on daily. We live in trying times of racism, hate crimes, religious bigotry, fear of the other, demonization of the vulnerable, violent exclusion, and threats to democracy in America and globally. Yes, even in despair, I am…

While the event took place September 2016, it is a good reminder at the beginning of this new year that despite the news on the media these days, there is a lot of good that is happening in our country still and interfaith understanding and respect is a movement that no one can stop.

Why is a program like Garden State MOSAIC so important in today’s world? Well, in this program I met a Sarbmeet, a Fatima, an Ishika, a Lily, a Mustapha, an Aisling, a Janaki, an Eve, an Emily, a Robindeep, a Jasdeep, a Spiro, a Kiran, a Rebecca, an Isaiah, an Xavier, and a Jonah. I…

Why is a program like Garden State MOSAIC so important in today’s world?   Every blade of grass has roots. Every dandelion digs its roots deep into the primordial soup of wherever the birth lottery left it, there is no other choice. Garden State MOSAIC isn’t only important in today’s world: community is crucial constantly….

“Why is a program like MOSAIC so important in today’s world?” Garden State MOSAIC has a significant and essential role in today’s world for numerous reasons. MOSAIC encourages tolerance and acceptance of others, community building, public speaking, and leadership. In a world, and more specifically a country, where the media and culture is spreading misconceptions…

“Why is a program like MOSAIC so important in today’s world?” At each MOSAIC meeting I attend, I think to myself what if the world today, comprising the approximately 7.5 billion of us, was like one big MOSAIC meeting? What if every single person was this open and committed to learning about one another’s religions…

“Why is a program like MOSAIC so important in today’s world?” I recently decided that it was no longer acceptable that an avid reader like myself had never picked up J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series. After having read Harry Potter, the Hunger Games, and even Twilight, I finally allowed Tolkien to guide me…

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