(RNS) European settlers once promised N.Y.’s Iroquois people they would respect the the laws of nature and the state’s waterways. On the 400th anniversary of that agreement, known as the Two Row Wampum, New Yorkers are recommitting themselves to better stewardship of a sacred treasure — water.
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(RNS) Greg Thornbury, dean of Union University’s theology school, has been named the new president of The King’s College, a New York City evangelical school whose previous leader became embroiled in controversy.
(RNS) Seeking a political comeback five years after he resigned in a prostitution scandal, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer says he’s seeking forgiveness for voters. “I sinned, I owned up to it,” he said.
(RNS) The New York City Commission on Human Rights is suing ultra-Orthodox Jewish business owners in Brooklyn because they posted signs calling on customers to dress modestly in their stores.
NEW YORK (RNS) One fact is unmistakable after seeing a new exhibit of African American art at New York’s Museum of Biblical Art: Biblical narratives have been the key constant in the lives of African-American Christians.
(RNS) A new survey brings both good and bad news for America's largest Jewish community: New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. By A. James Rudin.