Thousands of Muslims gather in Tucson to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
Today a team of United Nations weapons inspectors located what they believe to be weapons of mass destruction. "We were scouring a sacred site and came upon so-called holy books. It was then we realized we'd happened upon a destructive force dwarfing anything we might imagine." As the team r…
About 6,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses will check anxiety at the door this weekend for the religious group’s annual convention.
I wonder who was Esther G. Castro. Also what was Oscar Elias like?
Over the past weeks, some Ukrainian-American women in Tucson have busied themselves in creating beautiful, intricate works of art — pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter eggs. Here’s how older women have told me they do it:
Lengthy Passover Seders can be tiring and difficult for little ones, which is why a local rabbi offers parents ideas on making the meal exciting, and inclusive, for children.
Ever wonder why Arizona’s Republican legislators pass religiously based bills such as SB 1062?
10th PeaceWalk continues tradition of bridging the gap
Arizona Senate Bill 1062 was not a defense of the religious. The legislation, which would have permitted discrimination based on religious belief, was a weapon whipped up in a desperate grasp for power by those who interpret change as a personal assault.
PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.
We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.
Legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers is an affront to religious freedom, American values and civil rights — not to mention economic development and common sense. Gov. Jan Brewer must veto this brazen attempt to enshrine one version of religious belief int…
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church is offering classes and discussions on Islam, including a two-week Sunday morning class, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday and Feb. 2.
Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?
Eileen Warshaw, executive director of the Jewish History Museum, has been named the 2013 Margie Fenton Award recipient by the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of a Star story from Dec. 21, 1947.
Members of Congregation Or Chadash will rededicate its Torah on Friday as part of the Hanukkah celebration.
Faith communities across the nation are relying on marches, books and multistate radio ad campaigns to launch bigger and bolder efforts to push for comprehensive immigration legislation this year.
Batsheva Appel drew two things in grade school when she was asked to draw what she wanted to be when she grew up.