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Comedy About Sikhs: Let’s Talk About Turbans (Gasp!)

The Funny or Die video is important because we know Sikh children across America can often feel left out and unwanted simply because they look different. We hope a young Sikh will watch this video and feel proud of their values -- gender equality, racial equality, religious tolerance -- and their identity regardless of what the outside world is telling them. 

Two Different Journeys, One Destination

I think that it would even be a good read for those who were born into the faith, since I've heard over and over again about how a lot of born and raised Sikhs weren't taught the "why" or even "what" behind things. I can tell that Mrs. Siri Kirpal Kaur Khalsa really did put her full energy into writing, and for that, she deserves some recognition.

Ready to Support Chabad Synagogue After Shooting

After the initial shooting, an off-duty US Border Patrol agent, inspired by the Sikh defensive mentality, opened fire on the suspect.  Though his shot was unsuccessful, he hit the suspect's vehicle just outside the Synagogue.  Minutes later, an on-duty San Diego police officer spotted the vehicle while en-route to the crime scene and detained the suspect.

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