Boston

2018 Oct 30

Candlelight Vigil for the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

(All day)

Location: 

795 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Please join the City of Cambridge for an interfaith candlelight vigil as we remember the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We will gather on Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. in front of Cambridge City Hall.
2018 Oct 27

Emergency Response: Boston Jewish Community Vigil for Pittsburgh

(All day)

Location: 

1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
We are heartbroken by the news from Pittsburgh this morning. At least 11 people were shot and killed, and several injured, at the Tree of Life synagogue during shabbat morning services. We will not be silent in the wake of this violent act of anti-semitism- we will reach for each other and for our allies as we join together to fight oppression in all of its forms. Join the Boston Jewish Community tonight for connection, mourning and healing. This is scary. And- We have an opportunity to come together in public to show that we are more resilient and powerful than we are afraid of those who... Read more about Emergency Response: Boston Jewish Community Vigil for Pittsburgh
2018 Oct 28

Tree of Life Synagogue Vigil

(All day)

Location: 

52 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On this dark night, it is a consolation to face such times together as one community. Harvard Hillel is holding a vigil on Sunday, October 28th in Beren Hall in solidarity of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh. To all those affected, please join us because together we are stronger than hate.
2018 Oct 28

Boston Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue

(All day)

Location: 

Tremont Street & Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Combined Jewish Philanthropies, the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts invite you to join us for a vigil for the victims at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Please join us as we gather on Boston Common at the Parkman Bandstand at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 28. -- CJP, JCRC Joint Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting: On Saturday, October 27, during a Shabbat service of reflection, prayer, and celebration, 11 people were murdered and another six injured by a suspected anti-Semitic, xenophobic extremist at the Tree of... Read more about Boston Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue
2018 Nov 13

Dr. Celene Ibrahim "Women of Legend in Muslim History"

(All day)

Location: 

99-101 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Despite the persistent stereotypes that cast Muslim women as passive and voiceless, the historical record and contemporary contexts attest to a very different reality. In this lecture, we will dive into the rich trove of Muslim women's history, ancient and modern, to explore the many spheres of women's leadership. From towering women figures in the domain of religion, to major civilizational achievements lead by women philanthropists, to the multiple contexts wherein Muslim women have become heads of state and major global actors and activists, we will ask: What factors...

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2018 Oct 21

At My Neighbor's Table: A Vegetarian Potluck on Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation

(All day)

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670 Highland Ave, Needham Heights, MA 02494, USA
Join us for a conversation over a meal on how we can bring ourselves closer to a larger, inclusive community. Potluck assignments for last names A – R: Appetizer / S – Z: Dessert. Bring enough to just share amongst a table. Follow up email will be sent prior to date of event! For questions, please contact: info@coopmet.org Sponsored by Temple Beth Shalom, First Parish in Needham Unitarian Universalist, Bahá’i Community of Needham, Congregational Church of Needham, Presbyterian Church of Needham, Needham Diversity Initiative, Needham Human Rights Committee and Cooperative Metropolitan... Read more about At My Neighbor's Table: A Vegetarian Potluck on Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation
2018 Oct 23

Book Launch: Words to Live By - Sacred Sources for Interreligious Engagement

(All day)

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160 Herrick Rd, Newton Centre, MA 02459, USA
In Words to Live By: Sacred Sources for Interreligious Engagement (Orbis Books, 2018)  a group of distinguished scholars, educators, and activists from Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Humanist traditions, provide their response to this pressing question.
Contributors to the anthology, co-edited by ...
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2018 Oct 04

Immigration: Then and Now

(All day)

Location: 

18 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
The often contentious conversation on immigration that is raging at every level of government raises the question of who we are as a nation, how we've arrived at this present moment, and what our future looks like. For this reason, we are partnering with the Vilna Shul and the JCC of Greater Boston on Thursday, October 4, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM to present "... Read more about Immigration: Then and Now
2018 Jul 21

The Tie that Binds: Creation Care & Interfaith Dialogue

(All day)

Location: 

660 Great Pond Rd, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
Since its inception in 2011, the Peace Conference at Rolling Ridge has served as an important platform for healthy dialogue and inspirational hope. Diverse speakers over the years have addressed issues of peace-making, Earth tending, and interfaith reverence. This year during their 8th Annual Peace Conference, they will look at the spiritual foundations of environmental justice in the Abrahamic faith tradition. During the Saturday afternoon plenary, interfaith environmental leaders will share about the importance of creation care in their tradition and then discuss the common roots that unite... Read more about The Tie that Binds: Creation Care & Interfaith Dialogue
2018 Jun 27

An Evening With Abby Stein

(All day)

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1200 Centre St, Roslindale, MA 02131, USA
Abby Stein is a transgender activist raised in a Hasidic family. She became a Rabbi before coming out as a transgender woman and leaving the Hasidic world. The program will include an intergenerational panel discussion, exploring spirituality and the transgender experience across generations.
2018 Jun 15

Talk Queer Spirituality To Me by The Lesbians of Color Symposium (LOCS) Collective, Inc

(All day)

Location: 

485 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
This is a free event hosted by The Lesbians of Color Symposium (LOCS) Collective Description: An alternative spirituality panel discussion featuring spiritual advocates, soul advisors, healers and practitioners. An evening of community discussing the intersectionalities of being a spiritual and/or religious , queer and a person of color. What does spirtuality and religion mean to you ? How do we discover and maintain our spirtual and/or religious connections? We bring it all to the table . Let's Talk. Special Guest Speaker and Moderator: Ciarra Jones,... Read more about Talk Queer Spirituality To Me by The Lesbians of Color Symposium (LOCS) Collective, Inc
2018 May 17

Open Meeting & Vigil: Boston Jewish Community Healing & Mourning

(All day)

Location: 

66 Marlborough St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Open Meeting @ First Church Boston: 7-8:30 Vigil @ Boston Public Garden: 8:30-9 As American Jews our hearts are broken as we see the Israeli military choosing to fire live ammunition at Palestinians taking a stand for their basic human rights. We mourn the unnecessary loss of life amidst this extremely powerful and inspiring moment of Palestinian resistance. Our blood is boiling watching our government celebrate moving the Embassy - a careless and provocative act - while Palestinians are massacred just miles away on the Gaza border. We will be holding our heartbreak together, using the... Read more about Open Meeting & Vigil: Boston Jewish Community Healing & Mourning
2018 Jun 01

An Interfaith and Intergenerational Iftar

(All day)

Location: 

755 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420, USA
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast from sunup to sundown. They break their fasts with an iftar – a dinner with their families and often with their friends and broader communities. Follenites and about 25 Turkish Muslims associated with the Peace Islands Institute in Boston will come together for this iftar for all ages. At sundown, about 8:15, you can expect some Turkish cuisine, as well as dishes from Follen folks. RSVPs are very helpful but not required. Childcare will... Read more about An Interfaith and Intergenerational Iftar

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