Sikhism

Second Sikh Doctor Allowed to Wear Articles of Faith; Enlisted Soldier In Training

September 9, 2010

Author: Steve Elliott

Source: The United States Army

http://www.army.mil/-news/2010/09/09/44944-second-sikh-doctor-allowed-to-wear-articles-of-faith-enlisted-soldier-in-training/

Standing at attention deep in the ranks of the Soldiers in crisp ACUs and combat boots, Capt. Kamaljeet Kalsi was just like every other officer there - proud of his achievements and ready to graduate...

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Sikh Sues Poland’s Border Guards After Ordered to Take Off Turban

September 8, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Global Sikh News/PAP

http://sikhsangat.org/2010/09/sikh-sues-poland%E2%80%99s-border-guards-after-ordered-to-take-off-turban/

A British Sikh is bringing a law suit against Poland’s border guards after he claims they tried to make him remove his turban at the International Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw.

Shaminder Singh Puri, a British citizen of Indian...

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Sikh Sues Poland’s Border Guards After Ordered to Take Off Turban

September 8, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Global Sikh News/PAP

http://sikhsangat.org/2010/09/sikh-sues-poland%E2%80%99s-border-guards-after-ordered-to-take-off-turban/

A British Sikh is bringing a law suit against Poland’s border guards after he claims they tried to make him remove his turban at the International Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw.

Shaminder Singh Puri, a British citizen of Indian...

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U.S. Government Finds AutoZone Humiliated And Harassed Sikh Employee

August 22, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Coalition

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/AVAAZAugust2010.htm#12a6294619e7ef46_12a38c6800aab90d_Policy_Priorities

Earlier this week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found that a Boston area AutoZone store unlawfully discriminated against a Sikh employee because of his religion. Managers at AutoZone insulted and...

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Together In Prayer

August 21, 2010

Author: Jay Tokasz

Source: The Buffalo News

http://www.buffalonews.com/life/article162230.ece

The beat of hand drums doesn’t quit.

Bold and clear, it summons worshippers to enter the gurdwara. It slows and softens at other times, pulling the gathered into deeper contemplation.

The rhythm accompanies the lush, exotic sound of a harmonium, and a singer chants verses in Punjabi from the Holy Granth, the revered book of Sikhism.

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Rabbi's Beard Doesn't Make Cut

August 20, 2010

Author: Devlin Barrett

Source: The Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703791804575439591274461362.html

Rabbi Menachem Stern's stringy brown beard is hardly an unusual sight in his Brooklyn neighborhood. But in trying to become a chaplain in the U.S. Army, Mr. Stern has gotten tangled in a military bureaucracy that has made exceptions for other beards, but not his.

The 28-year-old...

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