Interfaith

Interfaith Seder Provides Plenty Of Food for Thought

March 26, 2010

Author: Jeff Strickler

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/faith/89275707.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUsZ

Although only in its third year, the annual Passover seder sponsored by the St. Paul Interfaith Network can be declared a resounding success. In fact, had anyone else shown up for last weekend's program, they would have ended up...

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Youth Interfaith Meet Held

March 25, 2010

Author: Jasjit Kaur Ahuja

Source: India Journal

http://www.indiajournal.com/pages/event.php?id=10427

Twenty-four teenagers from the Sikh community took part in the 6th Annual Interfaith Youth Dialogue sponsored by the Interfaith Council of Central Orange County on March 7.

The event was a tremendous success, with about 120 high school teens and 25 adults participating in a discussion of the theme “When times get tough, how do...

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Interpreting An Embrace: A Jew And a Sikh In Kansas

March 24, 2010

Author: Rabbi Or Rose

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-or-rose/interpreting-an-embrace-a_b_511277.html

A shiny red, mid-sized rental car pulled up to the curb and from it emerged a very tall, dark-skinned man with an off-white turban, long graying beard, and boyish smile. "Come my friend, let me help you with your bags. On a hot day like this, we can all use some help." With that, Dr....

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Buddhist Leaders Attend Indonesia's Muslim Congress Opening

March 23, 2010

Author: Bagus BT Saragih

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Jakarta Post

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=58,9022,0,0,1,0

The opening ceremony of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) congress Tuesday represents the largest Islamic organization’s commitment to religious harmony. Wearing orange monk’s robes, two Buddhist leaders stole the spotlight among the thousands of NU members participating in the congress.

One of...

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Multi-Faith Youth Prepare for Leadership

March 23, 2010

Author: Lorraine Connolly

Source: Community Newswire

http://www.communitynewswire.press.net/article.jsp?id=6627084

Fifteen young people from across the region have been chosen to take part in Leicester's first multi-faith leadership residential programme.

The young men and women, between the ages of 16 and 25, were selected for their dedication to community service and passion for global causes. They include representatives from...

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Hindus, Muslims Rebuild Shrines And Peace In Bareilly

March 22, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sify News

http://sify.com/news/hindus-muslims-rebuild-shrines-and-peace-in-bareilly-news-national-kdwqEbhjdde.html

If the recent riots made Bareilly cry for peace, the trouble-torn district in western Uttar Pradesh is now witnessing a rare show of communal harmony now -- Muslims taking up the construction of a damaged temple and Hindus joining hands to restore a mazar...

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A Synagogue’s Unveiling Exposes a Conundrum

March 21, 2010

Author: Michael Slackman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/world/middleeast/22egypt.html?src=me

Down a winding alley, deep in a quiet neighborhood of rutted roads and donkey carts, where food vendors sold cheap sandwiches and children chased after a soccer ball, an extraordinary moment passed here with little notice: Jews and Muslims, Israelis and Egyptians sat together and celebrated their shared...

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North Miami Beach May Recognize Religious Holidays

March 19, 2010

Author: Nadege Charles

Source: The Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/03/18/1536221/north-miami-beach-may-recognize.html

The North Miami Beach council may issue proclamations recognizing religious holidays -- but only to those who practice ``legal'' religions.

In specifying which religions deserve recognition by the city, North Miami Beach could leave itself vulnerable to accusations of favoritism,...

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Holi Finds Mention In US Congress

March 19, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Holi-finds-mention-in-US-Congress/593081

Holi, the festival of colours, has found mention in the US Congress with an American lawmaker from New York terming it as a "visually stunning" event. 

Holi is a time when communities come together after a long winter to welcome the spring harvest, Congressman Steve Israel said in the House of...

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Euless to Get Nepalese Community Center With Hindu, Buddhist Temples

March 19, 2010

Author: Diane Smith

Source: Star-Telegram

http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/03/19/2053578/euless-to-get-nepalese-community.html

Long known as a popular place to live for Tongans and other Pacific Islanders, Euless is also a hot spot for Nepalese immigrants.

So much, in fact, that Euless Boulevard will soon be sprouting Hindu and Buddhist temples.

Four acres along Euless Boulevard will soon...

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Asheville Mother Grove Goddess Temple to Celebrate Spring Equinox

March 19, 2010

Author: Carole Terrell

Source: Citizen-Times

http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20100319/LIVING/303190029

After making it through the harsh winter, people in Western North Carolina are looking forward to the warm sun of spring. Some are preparing to celebrate the season's change with an ecumenical ritual.

Saturday officially marks the first day of spring, being the day of the spring equinox.

Members of Mother Grove...

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