Higher Ground Group reunites for friendship luncheon

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Formed in 2010 by the Community Foundation, the Higher Ground Group was born of a unique relationship between four long-time Atlanta faith leaders, the Rev. Joanna Adams, imam Plemon El-Amin, the Rev. Joseph Roberts and Rabbi Alvin Sugarman. For nearly five years, through weekly blogs, community events and media appearances, …

Weapons of Mass Murder

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“The worst blindness is the blindness of the heart.” Prophet Muhammed Another tragedy and senseless loss of precious lives through the barrels of guns which have nomenclature far exceeding any perceived purpose other than killing or maiming human beings. What hunter pursues deer or rabbits with a 17 round Glock …

A Parting Word

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May I add my ‘thank you’ to Alicia Philipp and The Community Foundation for the enriching five year excursion of thoughtful exchange, interaction, and friendship with Joanna, Alvin, and Joe. Higher Ground was truly Alicia’s conception and assumption that four retiring faith leaders had something more to say and someone …

‘Tis The Season

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O yes, ‘tis the season for my Christian friends. As somewhat of an outsider looking in on the joys experienced by Christians at this time of the year — I say “somewhat” because as a Jew I feel a deep connection, not only because of the vast amount of scripture …