Tom's been writing about religion – broadly defined – for years in the Journal. Tom's experience as a retired minister and his curiosity about matters of faith will make for an always insightful exploration of these topics. Tom's encouraging open discussion, so join in.
Leah Cozzi returned in July from teaching English with the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan, a place most people have never heard of. During her two-year stint, she, and everyone she lived and worked with, learned something.
The 34th annual CROP Hunger Walk will be held this year on May 7. The walk, officially known as Hunger Walkathon West, will add to the total of $1.4 million the walkathon has raised to feed hungry people since it began in this area in 1983.
It's not headline news that West Suburban Temple Har Zion (WSTHZ) is raising $60,000 to help refugees. The big news is that the people they are helping are from a country which is in a state of war with Israel and who are, for the most part, Muslim.