Arson Attack on a Chicago Synagogue

Arson Attack on a Chicago Synagogue

No injuries reported Chicago police have tightened operations to secure the city's Jewish institutions after an arsonist twice tried to set alight a synagogue[/tweetit]

First Black Catholic Priest On Path To Sainthood

First Black Catholic Priest On Path To Sainthood

Augustus Tolton Went From Slave To Priest Augustus Tolton's position in the Roman Catholic Church was anything but typical, and it appears as though

Republicans Voted Nazi Arthur Jones to Represent Them in Congressional Race

Republicans Voted for Nazi Arthur Jones to Represent them in Congressional Race

Candidate Arthur Jones is a Holocaust Denier. Arthur Jones has become the official Republican Candidate for the Illinois 3rd district. If you don’t know

How This Muslim Community Organizer Won Famous Genius Grant

How This Muslim Community Organizer Won A Famous Genius Grant

Rami Nashashibi has been using his Muslim faith as a foundation for community organization. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has honored

You Can Now Get a Kosher Hot Dog at Wrigley Field

Wrigley Stadium will be the 13th national park to offer kosher hot dogs. What do you order on your hotdog for a baseball game?

15-foot-tall Buddha Statue Unveiled at Chicago Skatepark

Urban Buddha: the new attraction at Chicago's Grant Park. The Chicago Grant Park Conservancy has added a new art attraction at its Skate Park

Chicago Muslim Group Combats Islamophobia with Billboards

Muslim group sets up anti-terrorism billboards in Chicago A local Chicago Muslim group has purchased ad space to combat both terrorism and Islamophobia, reports

Man Rips Off Woman’s Hijab Because “This is America!”

The man who ripped off a Muslim woman’s hijab on a Southwest Airlines flight in December 2015 will soon be sentenced. Gill Parker Payne,

Cooking Nun wins ‘Chopped’, Will Feed Poor with Prize Money

Cooking nun Sister (Chef) Alicia Torres' Chopped victory is a win for the poor, too. Chopped is quite a popular Food Network show, but

Baha’is Dedicate New Welcome Center at America’s Only Baha’i House of Worship

A Welcome Center at Chicago’s Bahai Temple has just opened. The temple itself is considered one of Illinois’ "Seven wonders," according to the state