Interfaith

Search for Common Ground at "IF" Interfaith Camp

November 10, 2004

Source: Town Online

http://www2.townonline.com/weston/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=122988

On November 10, 2004 Town Online reported, "Christian, Jewish and Muslim teens who participated in Camp IF (an acronym for 'interfaith' as well as an expression of the sentiment 'if we could make the world better') this past summer shared their experiences and their visions for the future. Camp IF is the product of a joint effort by Robert Leikind, the...

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Request for Interfaith Prayer Space at Seton Hall

November 10, 2004

Source: The Setonian

http://domapp01.shu.edu/depts/affairs/Setonian.nsf/0/E7365850B20CD1D485256F2D001BC7FA?OpenDocument

On November 10, 2004 The Setonian provided a report on the proposal of an interfaith prayer space for students at Seton Hall University. "The proposal, put forth by junior Alejandro Beutel, calls for the creation of 'a space for interfaith prayer/meditation' on the Seton Hall campus. The room would be...

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President Receives African Inter-Religious Peace Award

November 10, 2004

Source: AllAfrica.com/The Independent

http://allafrica.com/stories/200411100521.html

On November 10, 2004 The Independent reported, "The Governing Council of the Ecumenical Apostolic Church Diocese has selected the president of the West African state of Sierra Leone Ahmad Tejan Kabbah for the African Inter-Religious Peace Award. He won the award for the religious tolerance that exists in the country. Sierra Leone was also recently nominated by the US as one of the most...

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Building Interfaith Relationships for Ramadan in OH

November 8, 2004

Source: The Enquirer (Cincinnati)

http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2004/11/08/loc_loc4ram.html

On November 8, 2004 Enquirer reported, "more than 150 people of different faiths broke bread together Sunday to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan... The iftar, a meal that breaks the day's fast, was a first for the Cincinnati office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Ohio, which opened in March. The non-profit, grassroots organization aims at promoting...

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Global Grandmothers' Council Discusses How to "Save the Earth"

November 8, 2004

Source: AlterNet

http://www.alternet.org/story/20423/

On November 8, 2004 AlterNet reported, "On October 11, 13 grandmothers from around all the world – the Arctic Circle, North, South, and Central America, Africa, and Asia, arrived at Tibet House's Menla Mountain retreat in Phoenicia, New York for the first Global Grandmothers' Council. They came to discuss the fate of the earth, and how to revive the traditions, rituals and medicines that can save it. Their teachings represent...

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Interfaith Dialogue Needed Between Jews and Presbyterian's

November 8, 2004

Source: Kansas City Star

http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/newssentinel/news/editorial/10127791.htm

On November 8, 2004 Knight Ridder Newspaper reported, "at the [Presbyterian (USA)] church's national gathering in July, called the General Assembly, delegates voted 431-62 to start a process that could lead the church to 'disinvest' in some companies that do business in Israel. The idea behind the vote was laudable - to find a concrete way to express both...

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In Cleveland, Talk of Peace and Tolerance

November 6, 2004

Source: The Cleveland Jewish News

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2004/11/04/news/local/event1105.txt

On November 6, 2004 The Cleveland Jewish News reported, "about 75 people of differing religions and ethnicities joined the Islamic Discussion Group of Cleveland State University for an iftar dinner concluding a day of fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Three experts on the Abrahamic faiths - Islam, Christianity and...

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Interfaith Leaders Acknowledged for Role in Quelling Religious Unrest

November 4, 2004

Source: Worldwide Faith News

http://www.wfn.org/2004/11/msg00040.html

On November 4, 2004 Worldwide Faith News reported, "Global humanitarian agency Church World Service paid tribute to interfaith leaders in Liberia today for being instrumental in helping restore calm following a fresh round of violence in Monrovia that erupted last Thursday (Oct 28) and that was initially reported as being between Muslims and Christians. Following the burning of several churches, mosques and...

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Habitat for Humanity Interfaith House

October 31, 2004

Source: The Flint Journal

http://www.mlive.com/news/fljournal/index.ssf?/base/news-24/1099233328236860.xml

On October 31, 2004 The Flint Journal reported, "Genesee County Habitat for Humanity has received the 'Building on Faith 2004' award from Habitat for Humanity International for its House of Abraham project, the local group's first interfaith effort. The house is being built ... by members of a Jewish synagogue, Muslim mosque, 21...

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Jewish-Muslim Dialogue at Wesleyan University

October 31, 2004

Source: The Hartford Courant

http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-ramadan1013.artoct31,1,6802067.story?coll=hc-headlines-local

On October 31, 2004 The Hartford Courant reported, "on Saturday, a group of Jewish and Muslim students gathered for the first time to share an iftar dinner, the meal that breaks the daily fast during Ramadan, the Islamic holy month. Antepli and Rabbi David Leipziger, Jewish chaplain at Wesleyan, formed...

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In OR, Zen Buddhist Create Prayer Flags in Remembrance of WWII Bombing of Japan

October 30, 2004

Source: Albany Democrat Herald

http://www.democratherald.com/articles/2004/10/30/news/local/news06.txt

On October 30, 2004 Albany Democrat Herald reported, "on Saturday, more than 20 people made Buddhist prayer flags at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting Room [in Corvalis, OR]. The flags feature images of Jizo, a holy Buddhist figure, and will be given away in Japan in August for the 60th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. About...

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