Interfaith

Rockford Interfaith Conference aims to 'reduce fanaticism and racism' - News - Rockford Register Star - Rockford, IL

June 25, 2018
ROCKFORD — Building a bridge of peace between different faiths and communities.That was the purpose of a gathering Sunday of 20 people representing Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs and other faiths as part of an interfaith conference at the Nanaksar Sikh Temple, 714 Third Ave. The conference, held each month in different houses of worship, is an activity of the Rockford Interfaith Council."People today are fighting in the name of faith," said
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2018 Jun 03

Cambridge Mormon/Muslim Iftar

(All day)

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65 Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
Join us for the first annual Cambridge Mormon/Muslim Iftar! Learn about the traditions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ("Mormon") and Muslim faiths over a joint breaking of the fast potluck dinner with friends old and new. Speakers from both groups will discuss the nature and significance of fasting in each respective religion while we come to appreciate just how much we have in common.
2018 Jun 01

An Interfaith and Intergenerational Iftar

(All day)

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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
2018 May 20

Holi Festival

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106 Walnut St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
Celebrate the spirit of multi-culturalism of our town with Holi, the festival of colors! Holi (/holi/; Sanskrit: होली Holi) is a spring festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent, also known as the "festival of colors" or the "festival of love". The festival signies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. There will be eco-friendly dry powdered color available for all, Bollywood music, and delicious Indian food for purchase. This is a FREE event (... Read more about Holi Festival
2018 May 27

Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration

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13 Common St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
Please join us for our sixth Abrahamic Trialogue for Jews, Christians, Muslims, and others! In the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast during daylight hours. The Iftar is the fast-breaking meal that begins when the sun goes down. We invite you to bring your families and children to the program and the meal! 7pm Program and Dialogue Our Theme: “Charity” 8:30pm Iftar (Dinner) Our program will feature three presentations on the theme of charity, an essential part of each Abrahamic religion. As an act of charity, we will pool donations for those suffering in Syria, with three charity options: The... Read more about Interfaith Dialogue and Iftar Celebration
2018 May 04

Shared Community Shabbat Celebration

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141 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778, USA
Temple Shir Tikva and the Islamic center of Boston welcome families and friends to our third annual Shared Community Shabbat Celebration. Join us at Shir Tikva at 5:45 pm for appetizers & camaraderie. Our joyful and uplifting worship service begins at 6:15pm. Our Jewish and Muslim neighbors will come together for a memorable evening of shared faith, music, religious traditions and food.
2018 May 07

Bridging Communities through the Arts

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Metropolitan College & Extended Education, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
There are many paths to pursuing peace among divided communities. In this workshop-style symposium, we will engage with artists who use their gifts to cross divides in areas of conflict.

Arts workshop with Deborah Nathan, Executive Director of Artsbridge, Inc. Engage in artistic exercises and dialogical techniques designed to attend productively to conflict and trauma from violence. Deborah will draw from her work bringing together teens from each side of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

Musical Workshop with Jewish Israeli...

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2018 Apr 23

The Monday After

(All day)

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10 Putnam St, Roxbury, MA 02119, USA
Community dialogue for Muslims and people of color about policing and surveillance. Food, healing resources, and privacy precautions offered. This is a community centered space to uplift the stories of compounded experiences with policing and surveillance after the 2013 Boston marathon. There will be multiple ways to share stories and process. The space aims to be free of militarism and policing.
2018 Apr 23

Queer And: Religious, National, & Cultural Narratives of Outness

(All day)

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Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Story circle: 5-6:30pm Dinner: 6:30pm Location: Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Grays Hall, Lower Level RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/xZNa54VM5ZpOIbzk1 Please RSVP here by Thursday, April 19th. Please join us on Monday, April 23 for an event centering queer experience within the context of religion, culture, and nationality. This event will be a multi-... Read more about Queer And: Religious, National, & Cultural Narratives of Outness
2018 Apr 29

Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues

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30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The Humanist Hub is delighted to partner with and host Muslimish for an extended program on Sunday, April 29. Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues (A Special Extended Conference Event) Speakers: -Wissam Charafeddine Cofounder of Muslimish, Arab American Educator, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Former Imam and a current Islamic reformer and Freethinker secular activist. -Hannah A. Muslimish NYC co-organizer, Middle Eastern Studies & Religious Studies, Completing Masters at City College of NYC, Grew up Christian, Practiced Shia & Sunni Islam and currently a teacher in an... Read more about Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues

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