Sikhism

Some Irked that Banner at Lodi's Sikh Temple Doesn't Include American Flag

May 30, 2007

Author: Ross Farrow

Source: Lodi News Sentinel

http://www.saldef.org/anm/anmviewer.asp?a=1701&print=yes

The new Sikh Temple in south Lodi has a 60-foot-high canary-yellow banner with the faith's emblem, but some Lodi residents wonder why there isn't an American flag to go with it.

"It's almost a slap in the face as an American and as veterans," said Lodi resident Robin Sarisky. "You're an American first; then everything else falls...

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Sikh Taxi Driver Murdered With His Own Cab

May 25, 2007

Author: Michael Horsnell

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article1837693.ece

An elderly Sikh taxi driver was knocked down and killed by his own cab after a passenger hijacked the vehicle. Detectives believe that the attack may have been racially motivated.

Police appealed for calm yesterday after the incident in which Gian Chand Bajar, 71, chairman of the Guru Nanak temple in Gravesend, Kent,...

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SALDEF, FBI and Sikh Foundation of Virginia Co-sponsor Recruiting Event in Virginia

May 25, 2007

Source: Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund Press Release

http://www.saldef.org/content.aspx?a=1700&z=5&title=SALDEF,%20FBI%20and%20Sikh%20Foundation%20of%20Virginia%20Co-sponsor%20Recruiting%20Event%20in%20Virginia

Washington D.C. – May 25, 2007 – This past Sunday, May 20, 2007, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the...

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Sikh Boy's Hair Forcibly Cut In Hate Attack

May 25, 2007

Source: Sikh Coalition Press Release

http://www.sikhcoalition.org/advisories/SikhBoyHairHateAttack.htm

(New York, New York) May 25, 2007 - A Sikh high school student's hair was forcibly cut in a hate attack yeterday afternoon at a high school in Elmhurst, Queens the Sikh Coalition learned from police investigators today. The Queens County District Attorney's office has charged one student with hate crimes as a result.

Yesterday's incident occured in...

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Sikhs Ask for Coordination on Parade Rules

May 22, 2007

Author: James Burger

Source: The Bakersfield Californian

http://www.bakersfield.com/102/story/147942.html

Parade ordinances and religious freedoms tangled Tuesday in the Kern County Board of Supervisors chambers.

Members of Bakersfield's Sikh community asked supervisors to find common ground with city fathers on where parades can be held in the metro area.

City ordinances allow parades to be held in only five specific locations,...

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"L" is for Langar

May 21, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/F6FA8591E865277B872572E2005ED019

It is an orange Thursday, in this day of fall. It is peak hour and most of the people in Santiago are concerned about going home, getting some food and spending some time with their loved ones. But not all, there is always a group of people that for different reasons are left out, without jobs, family, house and the most important of...

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SALDEF Working with TSA to Address Improper Screening of Sikh Americans at Nation’s Airports

May 21, 2007

Khalsa Darbar of South Jersey

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Sikh Clergy ‘Bans’ Inter-Faith Marriages

May 15, 2007

Author: Raju William

Source: The Tribune

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2007/20070516/main6.htm

Dehra Dun, May 15--Feeling helpless in stemming the growing trend among the Sikh youth to marry into non-Sikh families, the Sikh clergy and community leaders here have put a virtual ban on inter-faith marriages.

Deliberating on the issue in a meeting of representatives of around 35 local gurdwara committees and other Sikh organisations at Gurmat...

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Sikh American Student in Alabama Allowed to Return to School with Both Turban and Hair Intact

Importance of Community

May 13, 2007

Author: Matt Lynch

Source: The Milford Daily News

http://www.milforddailynews.com/homepage/x1505853545

Millis - For Inderpreet Singh, it's the perfect combination - food and fellowship.

Singh and hundreds of other Sikhs from around Massachusetts and New England participated in a ritual parade, known as a Nagar Kirtan, from Milford to Millis yesterday afternoon.

The parade began at The Gurdwara Sahib of New England on East Main...

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Sikhs Share Tradition With Community

May 7, 2007

Author: Monica Wolfson

Source: The Windsor Star

http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/story.html?id=46117720-1c2f-43ca-aec1-b0916cb5a426

At least a thousand Sikhs paraded through the streets of Windsor Sunday to celebrate the birth of the religion.

Dressed in yellow, orange and blue--colours that represent happiness --Sikhs from Windsor, Toronto and London gathered at Riverfront Festival Plaza to...

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Punjabi-Americans Find Roots in Rowdy Kabaddi Game

May 5, 2007

Author: Lisa Fernandez

Source: San Jose Mercury News

http://origin.mercurynews.com/news/ci_5762861?nclick_check=1

Gurbaksh Sohal is an all-American athlete. He's a linebacker for the Los Gatos High School football team. He wrestles. He's on the track team.

But on the weekends this spring, when some of his other friends are either at church or kicking back at home, Gurbaksh takes time out to honor his Punjabi ancestors - by playing...

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