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"The details of rape and sexual assault cases being reported in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir which saw the 7-year-old Muslim girl brutally raped and killed, and Unnao, Uttar Pradesh where the victim was a teenager preyed upon by a state legislator, are shocking," the Hindu American Foundation said in a ...
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois, was the keynote speaker at the Hindu American Foundation's Houston chapter's annual gala, held April 7. The evening event raised over $130,000 to support the work of HAF, a non-partisan organization working on various issues affecting the Indian American ...

Houston, April 11. A top Hindu body in the US has raised over US$ 130,000 during an annual fund-raising event here during which a range of key issues like H-1B visas and immigration reforms affecting the Indian-American community were highlighted. Leading figures from the government and civil ...
Tadepalli did an internship at the Hindu American Foundation in Washington, D.C., where she trained to teach about Hinduism. She put that to use in Oregon as a Dharma Ambassador volunteer, visiting classrooms to teach about Hinduism and addressing stereotypes and misconceptions about the faith.
I have been invited by the Hindu American Foundation to participate in a panel about non-Indian Hindus! I'm so thrilled. It will be at the big temple in our area where they do many interesting events (it's where I went to a talk by Rajiv Malhotra). It will be at the end of April. I am really looking forward to meeting ...
Samir Kalra shared information about the religion with more than 200 guests at the Hindu American Foundation Dallas Chapter's dinner Saturday in Irving. From the foundation's San Francisco office, Kalra was one of the speakers. He talked about the nonprofit's growth but also the need for funds.

Over the past two years, the Hindu American Foundation has worked tirelessly and with laser focus on tackling misrepresentations, stereotypes, and omissions about Hinduism and Ancient India in California textbooks. In doing this, we've worked in close partnership with the Hindu Education Foundation, ...
The event was organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of metro Detroit/American Jewish Committee and the Hindu American Foundation, which have been trying to increase ties between the two communities. Hindu-American leaders say they can learn from the Jewish community about how ...
The California State Board of Education (SBE) has approved 10 textbooks and rejected two, after years-long deliberations and consultations about Indian society and Hinduism. The board has approved several demands raised by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and rejected the claims made by ...
By Manu Shah. HOUSTON: History textbooks in the US depict obscure practices about Hindus and Hinduism but not its core philosophy. This was one of the cudgels the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), a leading institution for Hindu advocacy, took up 10 years ago and the fight is finally paying off.
“There's great diversity obviously amongst Hindus,” conceded Suhag Shukla, co-founder and executive director of the advocacy organization Hindu American Foundation. Many celebrate a “Hallmark” version of Christmas, while who would never consider celebrating Christmas. “Then there are those that ...
According to a 2013 report by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF):. "Hindu minorities living in countries throughout South Asia and other parts of the world are subject to varying degrees of legal and institutional discrimination, restrictions on their religious freedom, social prejudice, violence, social ...
On one side, we see some people, such as those who are part of the Hindu American Foundation, upset over the cultural appropriation of yoga and blame teachers of new-age yoga for straying far from the cultural and traditional principles of the practice. HAF even ran a “Take Back Yoga” campaign a few ...
The event was organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of metro Detroit/American Jewish Committee and the Hindu American Foundation, according to a Detroit Free Press report. Both Diwali, which fell on Oct. 19 this year, and Hanukkah which started two weeks after, celebrate with the ...
The event was organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of metro Detroit/American Jewish Committee and the Hindu American Foundation, which have been trying to increase ties between the two communities. Hindu-American leaders say they can learn from the Jewish community about how ...
The summit is co-sponsored by several faith-based organizations, including the Hindu American Foundation, Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom and the National Baptist Convention. Chaudhry said the summit first started as an idea in 2016 when the American Muslim Health Professionals made youth issues ...
Alicia Chandler, board president of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC, and Padma Kuppa, who is active with the Hindu American Foundation and Bharatiya Temple, had long been friends, and together celebrated a mini Hanukkah/Diwali function at a home several years ago.

Writing in the Hindu-American Foundation blog, Aseem Shukla argues that “any notion that Sanneh is interested in what Gabbard believes about progressive politics, about Sanders, about Trump, about climate change—just about anything that a politician would be asked about—is dispelled when a full ...
Looking on were about 400 guests, mostly members of the Indian-American community and some Congressional aides. It was an eye-catching event rich in culture, tradition and color, spearheaded by the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and co-hosted by Indiaspora and the Hindu American Foundation.
... and believe that all groups should be represented fairly in textbooks,” said Samir Kalra, senior director at the Hindu American Foundation.
The Hindu American Foundation and the Hindu Education Foundation declared victory Nov. 9 as the California Board of Education upheld ...
... on Thursday approved 10 textbooks and rejected two, taking on board several demands made by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and ...
In 2012 when Diya TV spoke to the Hindu American Foundation(HAF) about their work on California textbooks, Samir Kalra then Senior Fellow ...
... and believe that all groups should be represented fairly in textbooks,” said Samir Kalra, senior director at the Hindu American Foundation.
... on Thursday approved 10 textbooks and rejected two, taking on board several demands made by the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and ...
... before we officially celebrate Diwali on Oct. 19,” said Padma Kuppa, a member of the executive council of the Hindu American Foundation.
Hindu American Foundation slams USCIRF over anti-India report. PTI|. Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 02.06 PM IST. 0Comments. The Hindu American Foundation said by coming out with the report the USCIRF has put its credibility at stake. WASHINGTON: The United States Commission for International Religious Freedom has ...
The groups on the letter included the American Red Cross, the Anti-Defamation League, Habitat for Humanity International, the Hindu American Foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Public Citizen, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, American Atheists and the American Jewish ...
Over the past two years, the Hindu American Foundation has worked tirelessly and with laser focus on tackling misrepresentations, stereotypes, and omissions about Hinduism and Ancient India in California textbooks. In doing this, we've worked in close partnership with the Hindu Education Foundation, ...
The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) filed a lawsuit against the California Board of Education in 2006, saying the textbooks portrayed ancient ...
Samir Kalra, senior director of the Hindu American Foundation, was happy with the changes made in the textbooks. “Despite the false claims of ...
The fifth annual Diwali celebrations at the Capitol Hill was jointly organised by BAPS, Hindu American Foundation, Indiaspora and several ...
... of the textbook narratives still contain extensive inaccuracies and stereotypes,” Shantharam Nekkar of the Hindu American Foundation said.
A coalition led by the Hindu American Foundation and other community groups that includes elected officials, nearly 40 academics and about ...
Hindu American Foundation, on the other hand, alleged that there is a last-minute effort from some "fringe activist groups, not representing the ...
When the right-wing Hindu American Foundation (HAF), an extremely wealthy and powerful organisation, threatened to sue the California ...
... white supremacists and those who opposed them in Charlottesville,” declared the advocacy organization, Hindu American Foundation.
... by a growing list of organizations, including the South Asian Public Health Association, the Hindu American Foundation, and Hindu American ...
... a victory for several Indian American organizations, including the Hindu American Foundation, who urged US government to take this move.
This report by the US Commission has come under heavy fire from the Hindu American Foundation. The leaders of the foundation have ...
... and such words and actions must forcefully be repudiated and condemned," the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) said in a statement.
More than 2.2 million Hindus live in the United States, according to data from the Hindu American Foundation. Gelatin derived from beef is ...
Leaders of the Hindu American Foundation congratulate India, the world's largest democracy, on electing its 14th president, Ram Nath Kovind.
Accusations of being anti-Hindu were only one of its troubles, although the Hindu American Foundation found it "vulgar, crude... [but not] overtly ...
“We're starting to see Diwali being recognized at the school level,” said Suhag Shukla, co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation.
Suhag Shukla, the Indian-American co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, said that the Kansas shooting has been a "wake up call" for the community.
Suhag Shukla, the Indian-American co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, told The Huffington Post that she had been "deeply and profoundly saddened" by news of Kuchibhotla's death.
The show is "shock religion porn," said Suhag Shukla, the leader of the Hindu American Foundation. It privileges "sensationalism over scholarship," said Ro Khanna, a Hindu Democratic congressman from California.
The show is "shock religion porn," said Suhag Shukla, the leader of the Hindu American Foundation. It privileges "sensationalism over scholarship," said Ro Khanna, a Hindu Democratic congressman from California.
Leaders of the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) joined the Indian American community of Kansas on March 3 to meet with Governor Sam Brownback and Lt.


 

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