Boston

2019 Feb 23

The Intersections of Islamophobia & BlackLivesMatter

(All day)

Location: 

474 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Tufts MSA and BSU invite you to join them for a lecture, dinner, and discussion with Donna Auston on the intersections of racism, Islamophobia, and Black Muslim activism. Donna Auston is an anthropologist, writer, and activist whose body of work focuses on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, media representation, and Islam in America. Her dissertation is an ethnographic exploration of Black Muslim activism and spiritual protest in the Black Lives Matter era. Some of her written work includes book chapters on the historical contributions of African American Muslims in the arts, culture, and... Read more about The Intersections of Islamophobia & BlackLivesMatter
2019 Feb 22

Interfaith Death Cafe with Tufts Humanists

(All day)

Location: 

58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA
"At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'. A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session." As a part of Interfaith Awareness Month, the Humanist Community at Tufts in conjunction with the Tufts Humanist Chaplaincy will be hosting a Death Cafe for members of the Tufts community to talk openly with one another... Read more about Interfaith Death Cafe with Tufts Humanists
2019 Mar 24

“A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder

(All day)

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1000 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA 02122, USA
UMass Boston’s campus was quiet on March 24th, a Sunday afternoon, but the campus center ballroom overlooking the harbor was buzzing as attendees gathered for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of New England’s 12th Annual “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder. While still a few weeks before Passover, this seder provided a time to learn about and celebrate the diversity of Boston’s immigrant community and to gather in solidarity against all forms of hate and bigotry. As people filled the room, tables were covered with... Read more about “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder
2019 Mar 28

Black-Jewish Relations: A Conversation

(All day)

Location: 

477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Please join us for a panel discussion at Temple Israel of Boston on Black-Jewish Relations on the 10th Anniversary of the First White House Seder. Moderator: Renée Graham, The Boston Globe Panelists: Bishop John M. Borders III, Morning Star Baptist Church, Boston Sen. Eric P. Lesser, D-Longmeadow, co-founder of the First White House Seder This event is open to the public and is co-hosted by Temple Israel of Boston, Riverway Project, and ADL of New England.
2019 Mar 03

6th Annual Interfaith Film Series

Sun Mar 3 (All day) to Sun Mar 17 (All day)

Location: 

600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA
The event kicks off Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 12PM with a brunch to celebrate 6th Anniversary of Film Series.  Tickets to the Brunch are $45 or $35 for Members (includes admission to The Band’s Visit). Advance reservations are required; purchase at https://bit.ly/2VZ7oxH Regular film admission applies if not attending the brunch. Film screenings include:
  • Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2PM: The Band’s Visit
  • Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2PM: Of Gods and Men
  • Sunday, March 17...
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2019 Jan 21

9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Day of Service

(All day)

Location: 

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Levin Ballroom & Usdan Student Center Brandeis University Co-Sponsored by Brandeis University’s Chaplaincy Office, Department of Community Services, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, Intercultural Center, Waltham Group, Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program, Brandeis University Library and CMM All are welcome, no cost, but donations welcomed. This year’s theme: “Continuous Giving." Featuring guest speaker: Kevin Peterson, The New Democracy Coalition. Come honor and learn from the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King... Read more about 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Day of Service
2018 Dec 10

Workshop on Anti-Semitism

(All day)

Location: 

375 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
After the Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Justice December Meeting (6-7pm), Marya Axner of the New England Jewish Labor Committee will be presenting a critical, timely workshop on Anti-Semitism. Our monthly meeting will be from 6-7pm and the workshop will be from 7-8:15pm. If you don’t typically attend our meetings but are interested in in the workshop, you are welcome to attend our meeting (we encourage you too!) or to arrive at 7pm for the workshop only.
2018 Nov 22

49th National Day of Mourning

(All day)

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Coles Hill, Plymouth, MA 02360, USA
On November 22, 2018, the United American Indians of New England (UAINE) braved the bitter cold to host the 49th annual National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, MA. Behind the statue of Massasoit on Cole’s Hill sat a small stage and the UAINE banner which reads: “We are not vanishing, we are not conquered, we are as strong as ever.” Reflecting this message, the National Day of Mourning is simultaneously an event in remembrance of a violent history and a protest against the contemporary racism and oppression faced by Indigenous peoples globally. Co-leaders of the UAINE, Moonanum James and... Read more about 49th National Day of Mourning
2018 Nov 30

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

(All day)

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Boylston Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
In response to the Tree of Life Shooting in Pittsburgh, the Harvard College Interfaith Forum and Harvard’s Facilitators of Religious, Ethical and Spiritual Inquiry (FRESI), co-hosted an event called “Beyond Thoughts & Prayers: An Interfaith Conversation.”  The event was organized by Harvard freshman Sana Shareef, a member of both hosting organizations. She brought together a distinguished panel including Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz, Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at Harvard Divinity School; Imam Khalil Abdur Rashid... Read more about Beyond Thoughts and Prayers
2018 Nov 30

Building Interfaith Indigenous Solidarity

(All day)

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Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA
On November 30th, 2018, students from various religious and cultural groups at Tufts University gathered to co-host an event entitled “Building Interfaith Indigenous Solidarity.” The event took place at the Tufts Interfaith Center in Medford and was attended by approximately 15 students. The Muslim Student Association (MSA), Alternative Jews (Alt-J), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Indigenous People’s Day at Tufts collaborated to lead the discussion on the complex relationships that exist between Indigenous, Muslim, and Jewish communities.... Read more about Building Interfaith Indigenous Solidarity
2018 Dec 02

35th Annual Menorah Lighting on the Boston Common

(All day)

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Brewer Fountain, Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Join us for the 35th annual celebration of light and liberty on the Boston Common as we kindle New England’s tallest menorah at Brewer Fountain (next to the Park Street T stop on Tremont Street). The grand ceremony is Sunday, Dec. 2, and will include dignitaries, live Berklee music ensemble, warm beverages and Chanukah treats for children. Fun for the whole family! All are welcome! No RSVP required. The menorah lighting schedule varies each night. See below for times. For more info, email Events@ChabadDowntownBoston.org or call 617-297-... Read more about 35th Annual Menorah Lighting on the Boston Common
2018 Dec 04

Seasons of Light: A Multireligious Service to Honor the Holy Darkness and the Sacred Light

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

As the nights grow longer and the days shorter, join the Harvard Divinity School community for this beloved annual service honoring the interplay of holy darkness and light in the world’s religious traditions. The service includes choral and instrumental music under the direction of Christopher Hossfeld, readings by HDS students, the ritual kindling of many flames, and communal prayers and songs.

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2018 Nov 03

ShowUpForShabbat with Senator Elizabeth Warren

(All day)

Location: 

1566 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
This event is part of the Solidarity Shabbat in response to the Pittsburgh shooting, hosted by Temple Beth Zion.

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