Some of today’s most divisive issues can’t be fully understood without understanding the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, which ended slavery, provided equal protection under the law, and gave the vote to Black men. Eric Foner, professor emeritus of history at Columbia University and the author of “The Second Founding: How The Civil War And […]
In a letter to Teaneck’s elected leaders on behalf of our Society, Social Action Chair Anne Wallman asks that the Black Lives Matter mural in a parking lot next to Votee Park be changed from temporary to permanent status to promote unity and healing.
Today, our exceptional nation is put to the test, but what we are experiencing now, however trying, may lead to the maturation of American society. In this column, leader Joe Chuman says our exceptionalism may be rooted in the ability of America to renew itself.Read More
By Dr. Joseph Chuman Martin Luther King Day is almost upon us and its advent comes for me with a sense of ambivalence. That King is worthy of a national holiday, I hold without doubt. He was certainly one of the greatest figures of the 20th century, if not all of American history. His non-violent […]
Dr. Sylvain Ehrenfeld, the IHEU representative to the UN, and Dr. Reba Goodman, member of ECSBC The painful reality of prejudice and discrimination is a global issue. Shiite and Sunni Muslims are killing each other. Anti-Semitism surged nearly 40% in Europe and especially in France. Feeling against gays is high in many countries. In 76 countries, homosexuality is a […]
By Janet Glass, president of The Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County Hugh Taft-Morales is currently leader of the Philadelphia Ethical Society and the Baltimore Ethical Society. He will be speaking at the Bergen Society on Sunday, October 30th, delivering a platform address entitled, “Humanist Anti-Racism Activism.” Following the platform, we will take a short […]