Interfaith

Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebrated in Tampa Bay Area

November 23, 2005

Source: St. Petersburg Times

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/23/Tampabay/Diverse_faiths_unite_.shtml

On November 23, 2005 the St. Petersburg Times reported, "Thanksgiving and its tasty trimmings came early this year at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area Mosque. The mosque partnered with the Council on American-Islamic Relations Tuesday afternoon to host its third annual community Thanksgiving meal. After the dinner, mosque leaders and the Brandon...

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Court Rules that School Lesson on Islam Didn’t Violate Student Rights

November 19, 2005

Source: Tri-Valley Herald/The Sacramento Bee

http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_3233873

On November 19, 2005 the The Sacramento Bee reported, "Christian students and parents cannot sue a school district where some seventh-graders pretended to be Muslims for three weeks during a course in world history, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday... Thursday's decision came down in an unpublished memorandum, indicating the judges...

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Diverse Coalition Supports Protection of Workplace Religious Liberties

November 18, 2005

Source: Baptist Press News

http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=22109

On November 18, 2005 the Baptist Press News reported, "A new law is needed to restore protection for the religious rights of employees, Southern Baptist church-state specialist Richard Land said at a recent congressional hearing. Land, president of the Ethics...

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City Hall Comes Out Against Anti-Bias Bill in New York

November 18, 2005

Source: New York Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/366805p-312237c.html

On November 18, 2005 the New York Daily News reported, "City Hall came out yesterday against a bill to protect city uniformed workers from being fired for wearing turbans or other religious garb. While it covers all religious groups, the City Council bill has special significance to Sikh men who grow distinctive beards and wear turbans as part of their religious...

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Cincinnati Mosque Marks 10th Anniversary with Public Events

November 18, 2005

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051118/NEWS01/511180441/1077

On November 18, 2005 The Enquirer reported, "When the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati opened in November 1995, 700 to 800 people attended services. Today, holiday prayers at the mosque draw nearly 3,000 people, reflecting the growth in the region's Islamic population, which is estimated to have increased to 25,000 people from 10,...

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Sikhs Pilot Anti-Bias Bill in New York City

November 18, 2005

Source: Rediff

http://in.rediff.com/news/2005/nov/18sikh.htm

On November 18, 2005 Rediff reported, "Sikhs in New York [City], along with several other community organizations, have played a role in piloting an anti-bias bill in the City Council. The first hearing of the Int. 577, as the Uniformed Agency Anti-Discrimination bill is known, was held on Thursday. A news conference was also held on the occasion and David I. Weprin, a Democratic party city council member, was...

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New England Muslim-Christian Dialogue Group Celebrates 15 Years

November 17, 2005

Source: Hudson Sun

http://www2.townonline.com/hudson/artsLifestyle/view.bg?articleid=370194

On November 17, 2005 the Hudson Sun reported, "Long before Muslim-Christian relations became front page news, on Nov. 16, 1989, Muslim and Christian New Englanders gathered for their first inter-religious dialogue. Last week, the group met at The Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland to celebrate more than 15 years of forging strong relationships between...

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Stanford Panel Addresses Bias Against Hindus and Jews on College Campuses

November 17, 2005

Source: The Stanford Daily

http://daily.stanford.edu/tempo?page=content&id=18672&repository=0001_article

On November 17, 2005 The Stanford Daily reported, "Religious Studies Prof. Arnold Eisen and University of Hawaii Prof. Ramdas Lamb were keynote speakers at yesterday’s University panel aimed at promoting dialogue between Jewish and Hindu communities on college campuses. 'This is the first time in my 20 years at Stanford that I’ve...

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Judge Says Dover School Board Elections Won’t Sway Intelligent Design Ruling

November 17, 2005

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: AP

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/178/story_17882_1.html

On November 17, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "A federal judge says a Pennsylvania school district's dispute over intelligent design doesn't end with the Election Day ouster of eight school board members. The federal court battle between the Dover Area School district and 11 parents opposed to the required reading of a statement on...

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Interfaith Dialogue Center to be Opened at Toronto Synagogue

November 16, 2005

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

http://www.cjnews.com/viewarticle.asp?id=7742

On November 16, 2005 The Canadian Jewish News reported, "At one Toronto synagogue, Mike Feldman’s name will tout virtues for which the city has become famous: tolerance and respect for others. On Nov. 17, Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue will honour Toronto’s deputy mayor and North York political fixture with its second annual “Yakir Hakahal” (Precious to the Community)...

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Students Speak of Spiritual Journeys at Dartmouth Multifaith Council Event

November 16, 2005

Source: The Dartmouth

http://www.thedartmouth.com/article.php?aid=2005111601050

On November 16, 2005 The Dartmouth reported, "A multifaith panel of Dartmouth students discussed their religious experiences at the College in front of a packed audience Tuesday night in Collis Commonground. The event, entitled 'Voices of Faith,' was organized by the Student Multifaith Council and sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Tucker Foundation and the...

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Masyarakat Dialog Antara Agama (MADIA); Society for Inter-Religious Dialogue (SIDA)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: MADIA
SIDA
Jl. Imam Bonjol 39, Jakarta, 10310, ID
Email: cutmutiah@dnet.net.id, obelix@link.net.id
Website: http://ecumene.org/MADIA/MADIA.htm

Country: Indonesia
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices:
Promotion of Inter-Religious Dialogue
Press Relations
Information Dissemination
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INTERFIDEI (Institute for Inter-Faith Dialogue in Indonesia)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: Banteng Utama 59
Perum Banteng Baru, Yogyakarta, 55581, ID
Email: dianinterfidei@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.interfidei.or.id/profile.php

Country: Indonesia
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices:
Promotion of Inter-Religious Dialogue
Press Relations
Information Dissemination
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