Sikhism

​​​​​​​My Partnership in Educating and Raising Awareness with the NJ State Police 

September 24, 2018
In early August, I drove down to New Jersey State Police Headquarters where the Attorney General had some meetings to take care of, so he told me to meet him there. It just so happened, the AG had a meeting with Colonel Pat Callahan of NJ State Police. The AG invited me to this meeting and this is where I met the Colonel for the first time after hearing so much about him through social media. After the meeting concluded, I got to spend some time with the Colonel I realized that we had a lot in common – we both are committed to creating an environment in New Jersey where everyone...
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Rockford Interfaith Conference aims to 'reduce fanaticism and racism' - News - Rockford Register Star - Rockford, IL

June 25, 2018
ROCKFORD — Building a bridge of peace between different faiths and communities.That was the purpose of a gathering Sunday of 20 people representing Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and other faiths as part of an interfaith conference at the Nanaksar Sikh Temple, 714 Third Ave. The conference, held each month in different houses of worship, is an activity of the Rockford Interfaith Council."People today are fighting in the name of faith," said
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He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered. - The Washington Post

August 9, 2017
OAK CREEK, Wis. — Prabhjot Singh Rathor entered the sanctuary and bowed low toward the holy book at the front of the room. Prabhjot’s father always told him that he must go to the temple every week, so here he was this Sunday, just like every Sunday and usually other days of the week, too. Here he was, at the place where he met his friends and ate his favorite Indian foods and paused quietly to pray. Here he was, at the place where his father was killed. Prabhjot had lived in America for less than three months when he witnessed one of the deadliest mass shootings at a house of worship in... Read more about He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered. - The Washington Post

How ‘The Bachelorette’ showed millions a different side of the Sikh faith - The Washington Post

July 19, 2017
What happens when America’s best-known dating show meets one of its most misunderstood religions? “The Bachelorette” brought Sikhs into the spotlight Monday night. One of the finalists took Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay home to meet his estranged dad, a yogi and convert to the minority faith. People who identify as Sikh make up just a fraction of 1 percent of the population. Source: How ‘The Bachelorette’ showed millions a different side of the... Read more about How ‘The Bachelorette’ showed millions a different side of the Sikh faith - The Washington Post

Sikh Religious Society participates in American Independence Day Celebration | SikhNet

July 7, 2017
Sikh Religious Society Palatine, Illinois, participated in the American Independence Day parade held on Saturday July 1 in the village of Palatine, a suburb of Chicago Illinois. This annual parade with about 80 entries was organized by the Palatine Jaycees as a part of Home Town Festival during 4th. of July weekend. It's the 61st. year of this annual festival in the village of Palatine. The parade included professional entertainment, as well as entries from local organizations and businesses, local government officials, Fire, Police and other village entities. Source: ... Read more about Sikh Religious Society participates in American Independence Day Celebration | SikhNet

Meeting of Sikh Delegation with US VP Mike Pence | SikhNet

July 5, 2017
June 17, 2017: INDIANAPOLIS-- A Sikh Delegation met United States Vice President Mike Pence under the leadership of eminent Sikh Leader and SikhsPAC chairman, Gurinder Singh Khalsa in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana at the JW Marriott. Along with Khalsa, Dr. Bijender Kront, Dr. Amandeep Singh, Bahadur Singh of Oregan, Jaswinder Singh of Illinois, Parminder Singh, Ajaypratap Singh and Sukhpal Singh were part of the Sikh Delegation. Source: Meeting of Sikh Delegation with US VP Mike Pence | SikhNet... Read more about Meeting of Sikh Delegation with US VP Mike Pence | SikhNet

Sikh Religious Society Hosted Palatine Library's Interfaith Holy Books Discussion | SikhNet

June 15, 2017
Palatine, IL:  Sikh Religious Society Palatine Illinois partnered with the local Palatine Library to invite the library members and community at large to an Interfaith Discussion about Holy Books, hosted at the Sikh Gurudwara (Sikh place of worship) in Palatine Illinois on May 24. More than 250 guests were delighted to visit and learn more about different religious holy scriptures, as well as share in "Langar" a vegetarian meal served by the volunteers at the Gurudwara. Speakers from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikh faith were invited to explain the core... Read more about Sikh Religious Society Hosted Palatine Library's Interfaith Holy Books Discussion | SikhNet

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