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Recurring Event Resistance Café

Resistance Café

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Open-mic event with a purpose! Recharge your batteries and avoid resistance fatigue by sharing music, poetry, readings, thoughts with others from the Resistance movement in Bergen County. Meet with fellow activists, share information about events and actions. Enjoy local musicians. Get ideas to take back to your groups and, most importantly, have fun! Refreshments provided. […]

Speaker Series: Benjamin Marcus with Hannah Santos: Should There Be No Room for Religion in the Public Sphere?

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Benjamin Marcus, a Freedom Forum fellow and religious literacy specialist with the Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum, is the third speaker in our five-week speaker series: Is Separation of Church & State Coming to an End? This series, co-sponsored by The Puffin Foundation, is a response to recent attacks on a fundamental, constitutional principle […]

Film Showing: ‘Contradiction: A Question of Faith’

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Join us for a screening of the documentary  "Contradictions: A Question of Faith,"  by filmmaker Jeremiah Camara. The documentary looks at the saturation of churches in African-American communities co-existing with poverty and powerlessness. Camara, once a member of a large Black church in Cincinnati, Ohio, his hometown, came to believe that most churches were preaching […]

Speaker Series: Jeremiah Camara: Does the Dominant Culture Have the Right to Criticize?

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Author and filmmaker Jeremiah Camara will discuss the role of religion in both helping and holding back Black Americans in their push for equity and inclusion. Camara is author of the books "Holy Lockdown: Does the Church Limit Black Progress?" and "New Doubting Thomas: The Bible, Black Folks & Blind Belief." Jeremiah is a creator […]

Speaker Series: Lori Lipman Brown: The Shark Devouring the Establishment Clause

Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County meetinghouse 687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, NJ

Our speaker, Lori Lipman Brown, will discuss recent judicial and legislative actions that increase religion's influence on civil law. Lori, who served as the first director of the Secular Coalition for America (2005-2009) and is on its board of directors, is giving the final talk in our speaker series, Is Separation of Church & State […]