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Religious diversity makes LA unique


“Did you have a good Easter?” I was waiting in a long line for coffee this morning, when the person in front of me made eye contact. We shared that awkward tight-lipped smile, the one you use when you are trapped in the same space and have nothing to say, but also don’t want to […]

Interfaith Panel Held on Abraham


Leaders of three faiths—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—met together yesterday to discuss the different ways Abraham is discussed in each of the religious traditions at USC Hillel. The panel included Rabbi Reuven Firestone, professor of medieval Judaism at the Hebrew Union College and co-director of the USC Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement; Imam Jihad Turk, director of […]