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Muslim-Hindu Punk Rock Bands Part Of New Movement

January 2, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Canadian Press/Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5iCiajeQeoEwcGGTlkvqD89S_JxxA

A small but growing South Asian and Middle Eastern punk rock movement is attracting children of Muslim and Hindu immigrants and sparking new bands across America.

Bands like The Kominas (kuh-MEE'-nahs), based...

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Ancient Iraqi Minority Group Seeks Mass. Center

December 6, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Boston Channel

Wire Service: AP

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/news/21880218/detail.html

Refugee activists are hoping to build a Mandaean cultural center somewhere in Massachusetts as more Iraqi Mandaean refugees relocate to the Bay State.

Mandaean doctor Wisam Breegi said activists are developing plans to raise $2.5 million for a cultural center that would offer job...

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Cape Ann Vajra Vidya

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 April 2013.

Contact Information

Address: Mass Audubon Endicott Sanctuary, 346 Grapevine Road, Boston, MA 01984
Website: http://www.rinpoche.com/cavv

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Mock Trial Group to Accommodate Shabbat

December 1, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: JTA

http://jta.org/news/article/2009/12/01/1009467/mock-trial-association-to-accomodate-shabbat

The American Mock Trial Association has changed its official policy to accommodate Jewish students who observe the Sabbath.

The organization's board of directors amended the rules to allow a team to change its trial schedule for the National High School Mock Trial Championship if...

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2004 Feb 10

Religious Pluralism and Civil Society: An Interfaculty Working Group at Harvard University Spring 2004

Tue Feb 10 (All day) to Tue Apr 6 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
Proposal Description We have received a renewal of our Interfaculty Collaboration grant for the coming academic year. We have followed through with our focus on "Immigration, Religious Pluralism, and American Civil Society" and are continuing to develop and expand our collaborations in this area of "Religious Pluralism and American Civil Society." Over the past few years, funds from the Harvard Provosts' Grant for Interfaculty Collaborations have enabled us to convene a series of lunch discussions with faculty across the university who are interested in Immigration,... Read more about Religious Pluralism and Civil Society: An Interfaculty Working Group at Harvard University Spring 2004
2003 Oct 22

Religious Pluralism and Civil Society: An Interfaculty Working Group at Harvard University Fall 2003

Wed Oct 22 (All day) to Wed Nov 12 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
Proposal Description We have received a renewal of our Interfaculty Collaboration grant for the coming academic year. We have followed through with our focus on "Immigration, Religious Pluralism, and American Civil Society" and are continuing to develop and expand our collaborations in this area of "Religious Pluralism and American Civil Society." Over the past few years, funds from the Harvard Provosts' Grant for Interfaculty Collaborations have enabled us to convene a series of lunch discussions with faculty across the university who are interested in Immigration,... Read more about Religious Pluralism and Civil Society: An Interfaculty Working Group at Harvard University Fall 2003

Students Adjust Religious Values to Accommodate College Life

November 20, 2009

Author: Graham Rogers

Source: The Tufts Daily

http://www.tuftsdaily.com/students-adjust-religious-values-to-accommodate-college-life-1.2093123

Most students probably do not arrive on the Hill their freshman year expecting to be enveloped in religious fervor. Indeed, popular perceptions of college hedonism don’t seem conducive to quiet spiritual reflection, and students suddenly confronted with the...

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Judge: TSA Violated Rastafarian Screener's Rights

November 18, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gWoGCd0hYk_hoCD99lSsl2q_zkkQD9C1N2D80

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the rights of a Rastafarian baggage screener at Boston's Logan International Airport were violated when he was threatened with firing unless he cut his hair.

An administrative...

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Adidam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 November 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 11 South Main Street, Natick, MA 01760
Website: http://www.adidam.org/

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Voters Press Senate Candidates At Interfaith Forum

November 16, 2009

Author: Jenna Russell

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/2008/articles/2009/11/16/khazei_pagliuca_say_proposed_interest_rate_cap_too_low/

The four Democrats running for the US Senate met last night with almost 800 members from Boston area congregations, who demanded they commit to a platform of actions, including capping interest rates and restoring health...

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Masjid Yusuf

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 July 2014.

Phone: 617-254-1939
Email: masjid.yusuf@gmail.com
Website: http://www.yusufmosque.com
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New Hindu Temple to Open In Holbrook

October 21, 2009

Author: Lane Lambert

Source: Wicked Local Dedham/GateHouse News Service

http://www.dailynewstranscript.com/state/x637607299/New-Hindu-temple-to-open-in-Holbrook

Anyone who strolled past the former Friendly’s on South Franklin Street on a recent late afternoon might have wondered what they heard from an open window.

To the drone of a harmonium and pop of a mridanga drum, a group of adults and...

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