Tag Archive for faith

Windrush Day shows how migration keeps faith alive in Britain

Faith leaders and descendants of the ‘Windrush generation’ gathered in London today to mark Windrush Day, an event which casts a spotlight on the positive contribution immigrant groups have made to Britain's faith community.

From Chanukkah honey to Santa baby: a jolly Jewish Christmas

I have been on a campaign for Christmas. It started many years ago, when I was at primary school. The school was located in West London and Jewish students were few and far between. I quickly realized there was something different about my family and myself. Namely when December rolled around, we would celebrate Chanukkah while everyone else would enjoy Christmas, writes Jemimah Steinfeld.

People unite at Woolwich mosque in sign of solidarity

The people of Woolwich, those of all faiths and none, refuse to be defined by the recent brutal killing of Drummer Lee Rigby. Their Woolwich is a place of community, where people of all backgrounds live together, side by side. And it is that Woolwich which gathered on Friday 31st May at the Greenwich Islamic Centre, writes Jo Tanner.