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Sikhs in America

Why We Must Remember Oak Creek

Valarie Kaur | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Valarie Kaur

Today, on the one-year anniversary, we must remember Oak Creek as the largest act of violence on a faith community since the 1963 church bombings.

Repealing The Ban Against Sikhs In The Military

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 03.24.2013 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

Sikhs have a rich history of military service across the globe. Meanwhile, U.S. policies still bar turbaned Sikhs from serving in the military.

Violent Acts Leave Some Thankful For Their Lives

Joyce S. Dubensky | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Joyce S. Dubensky

Some of our neighbors are grateful just to be alive -- not because of natural disasters but because of members of their community. Two incidents of violence, one extreme, were perpetrated at houses of worship in recent days.

WATCH: Guide To The 2012 Sikh International Film Festival

Tejinder S. Bindra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Tejinder S. Bindra

What makes a Sikh film? Our annual film festival considers the film's point of view, subjects or background of the filmmaker.

WATCH: Guide To The 2011 Sikh International Film Festival

Tejinder S. Bindra | Posted 12.14.2011 | Religion

By Tejinder S. Bindra, President, Sikh Art & Film Foundation Sikhs are easily identified by colorful turbans and uncut hair, seen in every borough ...

Sikh Teachings For Mother's Day

Ranbir S. Sandhu, Ph.D. | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Ranbir S. Sandhu, Ph.D.

There is no specific "Mother's Day" in the Sikh faith. However, American Sikhs have joined enthusiastically in this annual reaffirmation of the important role of mothers in our lives.