Broadening the National Day of Prayer

This year the National Day of Prayer (NDP for short) will be observed on May 1st.  First, a little history… Congress created National Day of Prayer in 1952 so that the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals.”  In 1988, President Reagan established the first Thursday in May as the National Day of Prayer (Public Law 100-307).  Congress’ intent was to designate a day where all Americans can come together and pray according to their own beliefs.

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Adam Solomon Greatly Missed

With great sorrow and shock, the Board of Directors, Leadership Council and staff of Tanenbaum remember our founding Board member, Adam Solomon.

Adam inspired us with his strategic brilliance and loyal commitment to making an impact in overcoming religious hatred and intolerance. But even more, he was a dear and treasured friend, whose loss is felt keenly by us all.

We send heartfelt condolences to Adam’s wife Vicki, his children James, Peter, David and Jessica and his sister Tracy.

Too young, too soon.

Georgette Bennett and Joyce Dubensky
Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

For more on Adam and his legacy at Tanenbaum, including opportunities to make a gift to his memorial, visit

Please feel free to comment below on how much Adam meant to you.