Interfaith

2017 Jul 25

Muslim Teach-In: Out of Many, One

(All day)

Location: 

55 Lincoln St, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Temple Isaiah will host "Out of Many, One": Teach-In and Solidarity with the Boston Muslim Community. Join together with our Muslim neighbors from the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center and other Greater Boston Interfaith Organization leaders for an evening of learning, relationship-building, and solidarity. This is an opportunity to learn more about the Muslim faith and to hear stories from individuals of their experiences being Muslim in Boston. We’ll also learn about specific threats facing the Muslim community in these...
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2017 Jul 24

Program on Interfaith Peacebuilding by Boston and Jerusalem Teens

(All day)

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9 Piper Rd, Lexington, MA 02421, USA
Temple Isaiah Co-Sponsors Program on Interfaith Peacebuilding by Boston and Jerusalem Teens at Temple Emunah Light Dinner (suggested fee $10/person collected at the door); RSVP Here Meet inspiring Israeli, Palestinian, and Boston-area 10th graders who have completed two weeks of advocacy training at the Kids4Peace Global Institute in Washington, DC. Hear how these young leaders...
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Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

June 23, 2017
At a time of growing assaults and intimidation of Muslim Americans, the Islamic Networks Group has partnered with 70 interfaith organizations to launch a “Know Your Neighbor” campaign. The effort is intended to encourage individuals and groups to encounter people of faith different from their own.   Source: Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your... Read more about Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign
2017 Feb 14

Latino and Muslim/Arab Communities Together in the Struggle!

(All day)

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24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133, USA
Centro Presente Brings Together Latin American and Muslim/Arab Community in Show of Solidarity for Immigrant Rights Media Contact Patricia Montes, Centro Presente 617 483 293 WHAT: Centro Presente is bringing together Latin American immigrants with members of the Muslim/Arab community to hear testimonies from immigrants directly affected by the xenophobic policies of the Trump Administration and to show solidarity with these communities. WHEN: Tuesday, February 14th at 6:00 PM WHERE:...
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World’s Top Religious Leaders Issue Rare Joint Appeal - World Religion News

June 21, 2017
World religious leaders have for the first time partnered up in a rare appeal for world peace. The appeal includes messages by 22 leaders, all appealing to the people of the world to make friends with people outside of their faith group. The appeal has been made as part of an initiative by the Elijah Interfaith Institute. Source: World’s Top Religious Leaders Issue Rare Joint Appeal - World Religion News
2017 Feb 16

Unity Vigil

(All day)

Location: 

415 South St, Waltham, MA 02453, USA
Join us as we, Muslim and Jewish women, hold a Unity Vigil to affirm shared humanity and solidarity, a call for Prayer and Meditations of Courage to resist unjust policies. This event will take place on Brandeis Campus at the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Atrium. This is national event that will be taking place simultaneously with 100 other cities. Sponsored by the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Boston Chapter and Maryam Sharrieff of Brandeis Muslim Chaplaincy.
2017 Jun 20

Standing Against Violence: Boston Vigil #JusticeforNabra

(All day)

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Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116, USA
The Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment is holding a vigil in Copley Square on Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30pm to mourn and pray for Nabra, a 17-year old woman from Sterling, VA who was killed after going missing while walking to a mosque with her friends. According to the event page, "While the incident has yet to be labeled a hate crime, right now in America, Black Muslim women, especially those from marginalized communities are continuously targeted and attacked with malicious intent. Hate crime against Muslim... Read more about Standing Against Violence: Boston Vigil #JusticeforNabra

Sikh Religious Society Hosted Palatine Library's Interfaith Holy Books Discussion | SikhNet

June 15, 2017
Palatine, IL:  Sikh Religious Society Palatine Illinois partnered with the local Palatine Library to invite the library members and community at large to an Interfaith Discussion about Holy Books, hosted at the Sikh Gurudwara (Sikh place of worship) in Palatine Illinois on May 24. More than 250 guests were delighted to visit and learn more about different religious holy scriptures, as well as share in "Langar" a vegetarian meal served by the volunteers at the Gurudwara. Speakers from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikh faith were invited to explain the core... Read more about Sikh Religious Society Hosted Palatine Library's Interfaith Holy Books Discussion | SikhNet

Portlanders respond to killings with prayer and eclectic spirituality | Religion News Service

June 14, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Beside the makeshift memorial that has sprung up outside the light-rail station where three men were stabbed on a train, Bernal Cruz knelt, holding a bunch of flowers and his toddler son. “As I get older and as my kids get older, I feel a different impact as these things happen,” Cruz said, as he added his bouquet to the de facto secular altars that have sprung up in the form of candles, images of deities of Eastern religions and handwritten notes. Portland may be the ... Read more about Portlanders respond to killings with prayer and eclectic spirituality | Religion News Service
2016 Nov 17

Being a Muslim in the US These Days: A Panel Discussion

(All day)

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755 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420, USA
Come to the Follen Church in Lexington to learn how three Muslim Americans have experienced the past several months of political discourse, including the anti-Muslim sentiments stirred up during the presidential campaign. Panelists: -Aishah Abdul-Musawwir, Library Media Specialist, Cambridge Public... Read more about Being a Muslim in the US These Days: A Panel Discussion
2016 Dec 04

Abrahamic Trialogue

(All day)

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13 Common St, Natick, MA 01760, USA
The Common Street Spiritual Center is bringing together Jews, Christians, Muslims and others who are interested to learn more about these three Abrahamic faiths in a spirit of respect, appreciation, and love. This is the second trialogue and the theme is "Founders: Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad." Dr. Kecia Ali (Boston University), Rev. Brent Newberry (First Baptist of Worcester), and Alison Kur (Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley) will present for 15 minutes each about the founders of their faiths. Shaheen Akhtar (Islamic Center of Boston in Wayland) will moderate our Q & A. Come join and be... Read more about Abrahamic Trialogue
2017 Mar 12

Becoming Instruments of Peace - Moving from Prayer to Action

(All day)

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5 Park St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
In follow-up to the Jan. 21st Pre-Women's March prayer service, the Paulist Center invites members of the church and local community to join a discussion on how Christians are being called to action and to help identify what issues to focus your energy and talents. Please bring local and national resources to share. Read more about Becoming Instruments of Peace - Moving from Prayer to Action
2017 Jun 10

GBIO "Out of Many, One" Bystander Intervention Training

(All day)

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40 Walk Hill St, Boston, MA 02130, USA
This training will be facilitated by Quabbin Mediation:
Training Active Bystanders 2-hour Workshop
Creating Safety in Contentious Times If you are a bystander witnessing a harmful situation, you have a choice to make. Do you do something? What do you do? Training Active Bystanders (TAB) helps participants...
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2017 Jan 31

Interfaith Solidarity Proclamation Press Conference

(All day)

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138 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
People of all faiths and shared values are welcome to join a press conference, sponsored by the Massachusetts Communities Action Network, to condemn the hate filled Presidential Orders of the past week. The faith community of Massachusetts is standing together calling for the state to be a place of sanctuary and solidarity. We applaud our Mayors who have come out in support of all of our neighbors and will be calling on the Governor to stand with us as well. Read more about Interfaith Solidarity Proclamation Press Conference

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