Boston

2019 Jun 21

Kreplach and Dim Sum: Yes, there are Jews in China!

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Location: 

99-101 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Shabbat Dinner and Performance A Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Event in partnership with the Chinese Historical Society of New England Presented by Robyn Helzner Friday, June 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA Cost: $36 Join acclaimed musician and presenter Robyn Helzner and the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center in partnership with the Chinese Historical Society of New England, for a special evening of music, education, entertainment, and dinner. The extraordinary presence of Jews in China is celebrated in this unforgettable presentation featuring lively... Read more about Kreplach and Dim Sum: Yes, there are Jews in China!
2019 May 23

Intercultural Iftar Dinner

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Location: 

500 Revere St, Revere, MA 02151, USA
Turkish Cultural Center and Peace Islands Institute cordially invites you to our Iftar Dinner in observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan to be held at Turkish Cultural Center on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:15 pm. P.S. There will be childcare for kids 4-12. ($10 per child).
2019 Apr 27

Open Beltane Ritual

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Powderhouse Park, Broadway & College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144, United States
Join us Saturday April 27, 2019, 12:00 pm for our Open Beltane Maypole Ritual !!! Rain Date will be Sunday April 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm. We will be gathering at the Powderhouse Park (on the hill) which is located at the corner of Broadway & College Ave, just .5 mile from the Davis Square T Station. Come get your Faery Frolic On! Gather with us to celebrate the height of Spring, the greening of the Earth and the magic of life at full bloom! We will dance the Maypole and crown our May King & Queen in celebration of the generative powers of the Goddess and God and the joy of the unity we... Read more about Open Beltane Ritual
2019 May 04

24th Annual Harvard Powwow

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Location: 

99 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Theme: Wushkee An8ôs8ôk | Wôpanâak language “A New Hope” is translated in multiple Indigenous languages. Lesley University, Brattle Lawn | Grand entry @ 1pm Hosted by The Harvard University Native American Program
2019 Mar 28

BGLTQ Bible Study: For the Health and Wellbeing of Queer People of Faith

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Harvard Divinity School students Ciarra Jones and Aric Flemming welcomed attendees to their event with some opening affirmations. First, they explained their reasons for organizing this three-part BGLTQ Bible Study group. The most prominent of these was their desire to offer a welcoming space and open ears to those navigating the tensions between their faith and sexual orientation. Though designed for BGLTQ individuals of faith, they also welcomed anyone who loved someone who was BGLTQ. The first of what would be three sessions began with introduction where... Read more about BGLTQ Bible Study: For the Health and Wellbeing of Queer People of Faith
2019 Apr 23

Being Muslim in America: An Honest Conversation

(All day)

Location: 

285 Church St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
We know and understand each other best by truly listening to each other's stories. Listen to a diverse panel of area Muslims reflect on what it means to them to be Muslim. What do they want us to know about their lives of faith? First we'll set these stories in the context of Islam in American history and present times. And then, in small-group conversations, all of us, Muslim and non, will get to share our own stories of living our faiths as who we are. All are welcome—join us! This event is hosted by Hartford Seminary, CCIU - CT Council for Interreligious Understanding, and St. Patrick... Read more about Being Muslim in America: An Honest Conversation
2019 May 02

Altruism and our Responsibility for the Other: Interfaith (Jewish, Christian, and Islamic) and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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325 Beacon St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
A colloquium intended to share with the wider campus community the work of an interfaith and interdisciplinary seminar. Brief presentations on the subject of altruism as a practice in the three Abrahamic faiths will be followed by a discussion. This event will take place in McElroy Hall 237 at the Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus.
The event is free and all are welcome. Please email...
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2019 Apr 27

Muslimish Boston Conference: Modern Islam Between Reform and Renunciation

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Location: 

182 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
An extended dialogue among local and visiting panelists with diverse individual approaches to Islam. Panelists: Eman Akam: A Sudanese-origin HMS/MGH post-doc with a PhD in chemistry and a passion for science, education, outreach, and the advancement and equal representation of marginalized communities in STEM fields. She will be speaking about implicit bias and the status of women in Islam. Said Benjebli: A seasoned and influential Moroccan-born human rights activist blogger/vlogger with a degree in Islamic studies, working to synthesizing ideas from around the world into a new enlightened... Read more about Muslimish Boston Conference: Modern Islam Between Reform and Renunciation
2019 Apr 18

"The Feeling of Being Watched" Film Screening

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559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
In the Arab-American neighborhood outside of Chicago where director Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of her neighbors think they have been under surveillance for over a decade. While investigating their experiences, Assia uncovers tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents that prove her hometown was the subject of one of the largest counterterrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. before 9/11, code-named “Operation Vulgar Betrayal.” With unprecedented access, The Feeling of Being Watched weaves the personal and the political as it follows the filmmaker’s examination of why her... Read more about "The Feeling of Being Watched" Film Screening
2019 Apr 11

Still Processing: A Harvard College Interfaith Forum Open Mic

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Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
In light of the recent tragedy in New Zealand and Pittsburg, come join the Interfaith Forum and the Harvard Chaplains to process with songs, readings, stories, poetry, spoken word, art and everything in between. Sign up here if you would like to share or perform! Free Flour will be provided.
2019 May 10

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche at the Brattle Theatre

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40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Havard Book Store welcomes Tibetan Buddhist meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche—leader of the Tergar Meditation Community and bestselling author of The Joy of Living—for a discussion of his new memoir, IN LOVE WITH THE WORLD: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying. He will be joined in conversation by guiding teacher at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center and author Narayan Helen Liebenson.... Read more about Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche at the Brattle Theatre
2019 Apr 22

The Sanctuary Movement as an Interfaith Response to a Humanitarian Crisis

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Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Presentations:
  • History of the Sanctuary Movement
  • Documenting the Sanctuary Movement
Panel Discussions:
  • With First Sanctuary Movement Activists
  • With New Sanctuary Movement Activists
Keynote Address:
  • "A Refuge for Immigrants: The Promise and Challenge of Sanctuary in the United States" by Grace Yukich
Sponsored by the Jewish Cultural Endowment and the School of Theology
2019 Apr 04

BGLTQ Bible Study: For the Health and Wellbeing of Queer People of Faith

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Thursdays, March 28, April 4, and April 11 // 7-8:30pm Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Grays Hall Ground Level How does the Bible speak to the life experiences of BGLTQ people? Join the Office of BGLTQ Student Life for a three-part Bible discussion series that will read the Bible from a queer-affirming perspective. Refreshments provided! Led by Harvard Divinity School students Aric Flemming and Ciarra Jones
2019 Apr 11

BGLTQ Bible Study: For the Healing and Wellbeing of Queer People of Faith

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Thursdays, March 28, April 4, and April 11 // 7-8:30pm Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Grays Hall Ground Level How does the Bible speak to the life experiences of BGLTQ people? Join the Office of BGLTQ Student Life for a three-part Bible discussion series that will read the Bible from a queer-affirming perspective. Refreshments provided! Led by Harvard Divinity School students Aric Flemming and Ciarra Jones
2019 Mar 27

Book Discussion: Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement - A Handbook for Student Affairs

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If you are a student affairs professional who wants to expand your religious diversity skills, join Kathleen Goodman, Mary Ellen Giess, and Eboo Patel, the editors of the new book, Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement: A Handbook for Student Affairs, as they discuss the skills campus professionals need to engage worldview on campus. This event is hosted by the Interfaith Youth Core.... Read more about Book Discussion: Educating about Religious Diversity and Interfaith Engagement - A Handbook for Student Affairs

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