Blessed Are the Peacemakers…

Blessed Are the Peacemakers…

Re: Invitation for politicians, clergy, educators and peacebuilders only Dear friends and colleagues, It is my honor and greatest hope that you would join me and other peacebuiders for an Interfaith Jumu’ah Prayer in front of the United Nations on Friday, June 14,...
A Public Letter to Father Michael Pfleger

A Public Letter to Father Michael Pfleger

Op-Ed Dear Father Pfleger, My name is Ari Hart and I am the rabbi of Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob. I write to you as a fellow faith leader who cares deeply about issues of justice, spirituality and addressing the problems of our world with faith. We have not met,...
Omar al-Bashir Must Face Justice for Recent and Past Crimes

Omar al-Bashir Must Face Justice for Recent and Past Crimes

LONDON, United Kingdom, May 14, 2019/ — Following the announcement by Sudan’s Public Prosecutor that he will charge former president Omar al-Bashir with the recent killing of protestors, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the...
It Takes a Village…

It Takes a Village…

Bronx, New York, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – Talk to villagers from any region of Africa about rampant violent crimes and they will look at you as a mad person, considering these villages are not known for material wealth, IVY League schools, law enforcement patrols...