Lisa Wangsness

Wangsness is the Globe’s religion reporter. She previously covered politics in the City Hall, State House, and Washington bureaus, and at the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. She has reported on health reform and the 2008 presidential campaign.

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In Vt., a Jewish community rises like the mountains

By , Globe Staff

The world-renowned resort town of Stowe had no organized Jewish community for two centuries. Now, one is thriving.

In wake of violence, Boston faith leaders band together

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They came together Friday to pray for the families of police officers shot to death in Dallas and of African-American men fatally shot by police.

‘I’m here today to pray with you, to support you,’ Walsh tells Muslims

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin Walsh offered reassurance to Muslims gathered Wednesday in Roxbury to celebrate Eid, the end of Ramadan.

The calendar makes for a once-in-a-generation Ramadan

By , Globe Staff

Imagine abstaining from food and drink for about 17 hours a day. That’s what many of our Muslim neighbors are doing.