With Ramadan, Passover and Easter all happening in April, Berkeley religious communities are adapting to spiritual life during a global pandemic.
At Nefertiti Beauty, modest women can access salon hair services and imported clothes and goods all in one, woman-owned, women-only space.
For the first time in 55 years, the public will have a chance, starting Saturday, to tour the Oakland Mormon temple, which is perched atop an 18-acre complex in the Oakland hills.
In a North Berkeley home, members of the Bahá’í faith, whose roots are in Iran, gathered on the eve of the spring equinox to break their 19-day fast and usher in a new year.
Someone entered the campus chapel and drew a swastika inside a bible on display. A piece of paper with the words ‘Adolph Hitler’ scribbled on it was tacked onto a nearby bulletin board.
Cheryl Davila nominated a controversial professor to serve as her emergency proxy. Tuesday, several people blasted the choice and others came to the professor’s defense.
A female-led mosque that offers a stark departure from orthodox tradition has not been universally welcomed within the Muslim community.
The old Looking Glass Photo building will be home to a Berkeley location for the MTO Center, an international nonprofit organization that centers on teaching Sufi meditation.
The controversial preacher said he came to Berkeley because his staff urged him not to, saying progressives wouldn’t listen to him. People did show up, but not in great numbers.
The controversial preacher and Trump supporter is coming to Ground Zero of the American progressive movement with messages both religious and political.
The agreement could provide relief during a tumultuous year for both institutions.
Instead of building 265 units for seniors, the Pacific School or Religion will lease and sell some of its buildings to meet its mission.