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Gloucester Jewish Community to Rebuild Synagogue

July 31, 2009

Author: Steven Rosenberg

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/07/31/gloucester_jewish_community_to_rebuild_synagogue/

Nearly 20 months after a fast-moving fire destroyed an apartment complex and Cape Ann’s only synagogue, the congregation announced plans yesterday to spend $4 million to rebuild on the site.

“We really...

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Buddhist Organization Renovating Former Methodist Church In Newton's Upper Falls

July 28, 2009

Author: Christine Laubenstein

Source: Wicked Local Newton

http://www.wickedlocal.com/newton/news/x695081602/Buddhist-organization-renovating-former-Methodist-church-in-Newtons-Upper-Falls

An international Buddhist organization that provides disaster relief, medical care and education across the world is renovating the former Methodist church in Upper Falls.

Taiwan-...

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MIT Addir Interfaith Program

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 August 2018.

Phone: 617-253-1000 [office], 617-253-3511 [office]
Email: ora@mit.edu
Website: https://studentlife.mit.edu/rl/interfaith-programs
Overview/History In 2006, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was the recipient of a $1.6 million grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security's Department of Academic Affairs. The grant was to be divided among five schools - Tufts University, Wellesley College,... Read more about MIT Addir Interfaith Program

Rox Mosque Opening Seen As 'Welcome' to Hub Muslims

July 2, 2009

Author: Reynolds D. Graves

Source: The Bay State Banner

http://www.baystatebanner.com/local13-2009-07-02

Area residents of various religious backgrounds gathered in Roxbury last weekend to celebrate the inauguration of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), an event that Mayor Thomas M. Menino said was not only the ceremonial opening of a building that has been in use for months, but also an official welcome of the Muslim community to...

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Ranks Of Atheists Grow, Get Organized

June 28, 2009

Author: G. Jeffrey MacDonald

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0628/p22s01-ussc.html

Valerie Celeste Coffey is a woman on a mission. For six years, her small group of local atheists has gathered to exchange bemused stories about the things Christians do in worship and swap tips for raising confident skeptics.

But on a recent Wednesday evening here at the Java Room cafe, Ms. Coffey said the time had come...

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At Mosque Opening, Tensions Permeate Interfaith Gathering

June 28, 2009

Author: Michael Paulson

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/06/28/at_mosque_opening_tensions_permeate_interfaith_gathering/

The controversy over the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury Crossing has posed one of the biggest challenges to interfaith relations in Boston in years, and the tension was readily on...

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