On January 20, 2018, Sikh Sangat of North America hosted an evening of interfaith and community engagement to raise awareness about the Sikh faith amongst local community members and to collectively express gratitude and appreciation for all of life’s blessings in the New Year.
The word promise can have different meanings. I can use it as a verb: “I promise I’ll do this or that,” and you can hold me to that commitment. But if I use it as a noun, like “this thing has great promise,” I am emphasizing the potential for greatness.
At the Parliament of the World’s Religions, we are alarmed by the decision of the President of the United States to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. We are distressed by the escalating tensions in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that this decision is causing.