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Sikh Tempe Holding Open House To Raise Awareness About Religion

There are a lot of things the general public doesn’t know about the Sikhs. Like, for instance, they are the fifth-largest religion in world, bigger than Judaism, and about 4,000 to 5,000 Sikhs live here in the Valley. And, also … Continue reading

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10 things to know about Sikhs

I have two reactions to the “We are Sikhs” television ads. How sad it is that Sikhs, who have been in the United States since the 19th century, still have to tell their story. And how smart it is for … Continue reading

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How the Liberals’ alleged support of Sikh separatists is fuelling Canada-India tensions

Prime Minister Trudeau at Khalsa Day celebration in Toronto When Prime Minister Trudeau headed to the stage at the Sikh-Canadian community’s annual Khalsa Day celebration last month, he was thronged by a cheering, photo-seeking crowd. It was little surprise, given … Continue reading

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‘On a Sunday, take your family to a Gurdwara, I have’ says state Sen. Andy Vidak

As a long-time resident of the Valley, I can attest to the strength of our communities. The people of the Valley truly care about everyone, from our neighbors and coworkers to our friends and classmates. All members of our communities … Continue reading

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Sikh arrested in Catonsville over religious kirpan, later released without charges

Harpreet Singh Khalsa was arrested in Catonsville on Monday, June 12 for carrying a kirpan, a large knife. Wearing a kirpan is part of Khalsa’s sikh religion. He was later released without charges. (Courtesy video) Harpreet Singh Khalsa has worn … Continue reading

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