August 15, 2018

Exploring Religious Landscapes Fall 2018: Mysticism

Mysticism is defined as an experience that is both spiritual and physical.  There are pratices, texts and philosophies about mysticism in every faith as people have […]
August 8, 2018

Rabbi of Temple Kol Ami Meets with Jews and Muslims promoting Israeli/Palestinian co-existence in ancient Arab village

Last month on a rabbinical conference in Israel conducted by the pluralistic Shalom Hartman Institute, Rabbi Brent Gutmann of Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield, along […]
May 22, 2018

Tattoos – Hindu, Jewish and Muslim Perspectives

Tattoos – A Hindu Perspective Thank you to Chandru Acharya Hindus have had several traditions of permanent as well as temporary tattooing that has been practiced […]
May 22, 2018

What are the major similarities and differences in the different sects (movements) of Judaism?

First of all, let me identify these groups which are really called “movements” in Judaism today, each with their own national organization, rabbinic seminary or training, […]
May 22, 2018

How do Muslims deal with the issue of death and dying?

Thank you, Imam Elturk, for answering our question this week! Dying, End of Life and Death in Islam By Imam Mustapha Elturk Islamic Organization of North […]
May 22, 2018

Why don’t Sikhs cut their hair or shave?

Thank you to Dalpreet Saluja In short, Sikhs do not cut their hair because we believe that to be one with God you must maintain the […]