Taneeza Islam

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 15, 2019 Show 576 Hour 1

Immigration attorney Taneeza Islam joins us to talk about the hundreds of children in South Dakota in need of legal representation in immigration court.

Taneeza Islam is executive director of South Dakota Voices for Peace.


Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, where 1.7 billion Muslims worldwide abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset for 30 days. It's a communal, spiritual, and celebratory month. And it usually doesn't involve the Lutheran Church.

The ELCA of South Dakota, in conjunction with South Dakota Voices for Peace invited members of the Muslim community to break the fast of Ramadan Wednesday night at Augustana Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

In The Moment ... January 16, 2018 Show 256 Hour 1

Last week, the first ever Interfaith Day was held in the capitol rotunda in Pierre on the second legislative day in 2018.

Members from the state's Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Baha'i, Roman Catholic and Episcopalian faiths joined Lutherans in Interfaith Day.


In The Moment ... May 16, 2017 Show 094 Hour 1

Today we spend the hour talking about faith. Our first guests are Reverend Carl Kline of the First Congregational Church of Christ in Watertown,