Interfaith

South Park Muslims Abandon Plans for Cultural Center Due to Negative Responses

March 15, 2006

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06074/670440.stm

On March 15, 2006 the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, "After facing what it saw as anti-Muslim sentiment at a public hearing last week, a Turkish organization has dropped its plan to turn a vacant school in South Park into a cultural center... The group will withdraw its application for a permit to turn the old Broughton Elementary School into a facility where members of the Turkish community...

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Chief Rabbi of Rome Visits Mosque

March 13, 2006

Source: Haaretz

Wire Service: AP

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/693638.html

On March 13, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "Rome's chief rabbi visited the main mosque in the Italian capital Monday - the city's first chief rabbi ever to do so in a move to increase dialogue between religions and offer the Jewish community's support to Muslims in Italy.

Riccardo Di Segni was met by Abdellah Redouane, secretary-general...

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Interfaith Gathering on Capitol Hill Prays for Peace in Iraq

March 13, 2006

Source: Axcess News

http://www.axcessnews.com/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=8640

On March 13, 2006 Axcess News reported, "About 100 people gathered on the West Front Lawn of the Capitol Monday for an interfaith prayer vigil for U.S. troops and civilian Iraqis suffering in Iraq. The peaceful prayer vigil, which drew not a single police officer, was organized by the National Council of Churches. As the group prayed, President Bush delivered...

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The Muslim-Christian Dialog of Lorain County, Ohio

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 March 2006.

Contact Information

Address: 222 Colgate Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035
Email: hurst@bright.net

History

The Muslim-Christian Dialog of Lorain County, Ohio, has been meeting for about three years at the local community college. During that time approximately one hundred persons have attended at least one meeting. Twelve to fifteen Christians and Muslims participate regularly.
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Air Force Allegedly Used Jesus to Recruit

March 10, 2006

Source: Yahoo! News/USA Today

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20060310/ts_usatoday/plaintiffssayairforcerecruiterstoldtousereligionastool

On March 10, 2006 USA Today reported, "A vocal critic of Pentagon policies on religion in the ranks filed court papers Thursday alleging that an Air Force recruiter in New Mexico was asked 'to use Jesus Christ as a recruiting tool.' Michael 'Mikey' Weinstein, a 1977 graduate...

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Dialogue Series in Long Island Helps Muslims, Jews Find Common Ground

March 7, 2006

Source: Newsday

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/longisland/ny-liislm074653231mar07,0,366844.story

On March 7, 2006 Newsday reported, "Their discussions ranged from polygamy to women's lib, but, through it all, Muslims and Jews found they had much in common. The dialogue on 'Women and Islam' at Temple B'nai Sholom in Rockville Centre was the first in a recent Sunday night series that runs through April 2 and is designed by Rabbi Barry...

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Stoughton Religious Communities Join Hands to Stand Down Hometown Vandalism

March 6, 2006

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/03/06/in_stoughton_they_join_hands_to_wash_out_hate/

On March 6, 2006 The Boston Globe reported, "It was an urgent chore that brought together people of different faiths -- brushes and spray bottles in hand.

Standing shoulder to shoulder at the Striar Jewish Community Center, Dr. Saeed Shahzad, a local Muslim...

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Baha'is Add Quilt to Faith Quilts Project Collection

March 6, 2006

Source: U.S. Baha'i News Service

http://www.bahai.us/content/view/153/154/

On March 6, 2006 the U.S. Baha'i News Service reported, "'Power of Unity,' a quilt created and made by four Boston-area Baha'is under the auspices of the Boston-based Faith Quilts Project, will be on exhibit in April at the Boston Center for the Arts. Neophyte quilters Pari Anvar, Jaleh Khadem, Mojdeh Rouhani and Patricia Towfigh painstakingly worked on their project under the tutelage of renowned...

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200 People Join in Muslim-Jewish Peace Walk in Tucson, Offering Prayers for Peace in the Middle East

March 6, 2006

Source: Arizona Daily Star

http://www.azstarnet.com/metro/118766

On March 6, 2006 the Arizona Daily Star reported, "As the conflict in the Middle East smolders, more than 200 Tucsonans on Sunday took a step toward cooperation between Jews and Muslims. The group walked from one house of worship to another, where they were joined by others in a celebration as part of the third annual Muslim-Jewish Peace Walk. The walkers made their way from the Islamic Center of Tucson... just west of...

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Jainism Joins National Inter-Faith Organization

March 5, 2006

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1438478.cms

On March 5, 2006 The Times of India reported, "Jainism, an ancient faith with roots in India, has become the 10th religion to join Singapore's Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO), the group said. It has been a four-year process, during which the IRO checked to be sure that Jainism was not a sect or an offshoot of one. The city-state has about 1,000 followers of the faith. By...

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Islamic Society of Annapolis to Develop Learning Center, High School

March 5, 2006

Source: The Capital

http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2006/03_05-35/TOP

On March 5, 2006 The Capital reported, "In the four-and-a-half years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, members of the Islamic Society of Annapolis have dreamed of being able to teach non-Muslims about their faith. But based in a cramped building along Forest Drive, the group of about 200 didn't have the facility to bring their message about Islam as a faith of peace and...

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