Interfaith

Tyson Among Few Companies Now Employing Workplace Chaplains

July 25, 2006

Source: Arkansas Catholic

http://www.catholic.org/diocese/diocese_story.php?id=20663

On July 25, 2006 the Arkansas Catholic reported, "Across the United States and overseas there is a growing trend in large corporations and smaller businesses to offer a program called workplace chaplaincy. While the idea of chaplains in hospitals, prisons and police departments has been around for a while, having interfaith ministers in the corporate world is a relatively new...

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Indiana Race Relations Council Organizes Vigil at Vandalized Mosque

July 24, 2006

Source: Northwest Indiana News

http://www.thetimesonline.com/articles/2006/07/24/news/top_news/4a2f767c2b0be05f862571b4007ddde3.txt

On July 24, 2006 Northwest Indiana News reported, "The Northwest Indiana Race Relations Council is urging the public to attend an ecumenical gathering at 3 p.m. Sunday at The Islamic Center of Michigan City, the mosque that recently sustained nearly $9,000 in damage from vandalism.
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In Boston, Young Muslims and Jews Gather in Service-Based Dialogue

July 23, 2006

Source: Muslim American Society/The Boston Globe

http://www.masnet.org/masnews.asp?id=3527

On July 23, 2006 The Boston Globe reported, "Images of missile strikes had been splayed across newspapers, Internet pages, and television at nearly any given hour for the previous three weeks, ever since the capture of an Israeli soldier by the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah in June. So organizers planning the discussion Sunday at the Moishe/Kavod Jewish social house in Brookline knew...

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JAM and All: JAM Women's Group

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Phone: 308-899-8588
Email: mail@JamForPeace.org
Website: http://www.jamandall.org
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There is not one kind of tree,
or one kind of bird,
or flower, or religion.
Life loves diversity,
and so, too,
do the members of JAM.

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El Sobrante Sikhs Hold Peace March, Open to All Religions

July 21, 2006

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/15090001.htm

On July 21, 2006 the Contra Costa Times reported, "Sikhs in the East Bay and around the world are commemorating the martyrdom of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Ji, who was tortured to death by India's Mogul rulers 400 years ago for advocating a forbidden religion. The message of unity and tolerance of the sage, revered by Sikhs as the Embodiment of Peace, is particularly...

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Columbia Hindu Temple Holds Fundraiser Concert

July 21, 2006

Source: The Missouran

http://columbiamissourian.com/news/story.php?ID=20724

On July 21, 2006 The Missouran reported, "In its first large-scale fundraiser since it opened in September, the Hindu Temple and Community Center of Mid-Missouri will host a morning concert of classical Indian music by singer Sandhya Pandurangi. Organizers hope that, in addition to raising money for the temple, the event will increase the visibility of Indian culture in Columbia, temple...

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Interfaith Groups Struggle to Keep the Conversation Going as Middle East Conflict Heats Up

July 20, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/196/story_19625_1.html

On July 20, 2006 Religion News Service reported, "Rabbi Stephen Julius Stein received a phone call this week (July 18) he's not sure he would have received a few years ago. A Syrian-American friend called to say how sorry he was about the violent conflict now roiling the Middle East. Not sorry for any particular group, stressed Stein, a rabbi at...

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Anti-Abortion Group Burns Qur'an, Pride Flag

July 20, 2006

Source: Clarion-Ledger

http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060720/NEWS/607200393/1001/news

On July 20, 2006 Clarion-Ledger reported, "Jackson Muslims and a statewide interfaith group reacted with disgust Wednesday to reports that the national anti-abortion group Operation Save America burned a Quran during a Tuesday night gathering at a Pearl church.

'A group that acts in such a hateful way does not...

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Dearborn Interfaith Leaders Group Presses on Despite Tensions

July 19, 2006

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060719/LIFESTYLE04/607190358

On July 19, 2006 The Detroit News reported, "As Muslims, Jews and Christians traveled to an interfaith meeting at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Tuesday, some stopped at a demonstration by 7,000 mostly Arab-American and Muslim residents, protesting the Israeli incursion into Lebanon. 'We're just stopping by to see what is being said, to...

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Jews, Muslims Work to Keep Local Dialogue Going

July 18, 2006

Author: Charles A. Radin

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2006/07/18/jews_muslims_work_to_keep_local_dialogue_going/

Local Jews and Muslims are working hard to keep their interfaith groups alive and communications open as the Middle East conflict deepens.

So far, leaders say, they are succeeding -- partly by concentrating on long-term,...

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Local Interfaith Dialogues Respond to Middle East Conflict

July 18, 2006

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/07/18/jews_muslims_work_to_keep_local_dialogue_going/

On July 18, 2006 The Boston Globe reported, "Local Jews and Muslims are working hard to keep their interfaith groups alive and communications open as the Middle East conflict deepens. So far, leaders say, they are succeeding -- partly by concentrating on long-term,...

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