Islam

2019 Mar 08

Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes

(All day)

Location: 

1762 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
The Boston Workmen’s Circle Jewish Muslim Solidarity committee warmly invites you to join us for our annual Jewish-Muslim Shabes. To honor International Women's Day, our plan is to hear stories of strength, hope and solidarity from Jewish and Muslim women. As we share a meal together, we will also have an opportunity to talk in small groups, to socialize and get a glimpse into each other’s lives. The evening will start at 6:15 PM with time to settle in and shmooze. A shabes ceremony will start at 6:45 PM, followed by a potluck dinner at about 7:30 PM. Come for the ceremony or the potluck... Read more about Jewish-Muslim Solidarity Shabes
2019 Apr 01

Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

(All day)

Location: 

77 Sherman St, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
Hear from top scholars on the language of Scripture in this special Hartford Seminary symposium. A Compassionate Response: What it Means to be a Neighbor Father Joseph Cheah University of Saint Joseph The word compassion comes from the Hebrew word rehem, which means a mother’s womb.  To be compassionate is to have a deep feeling a woman has for the child that comes forth from her womb.  In the parable of the Good Samaritan, it was the Good Samaritan who exemplifies this sort of compassion by offering liberating assistance to the half-death man lying on the... Read more about Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the Language of Scripture

Massachusetts Gets Its First Hair Salon Designed For Muslim Women

February 27, 2019
For most people, going to a beauty salon and getting a haircut is routine. But for Muslim women in Massachusetts who cover their hair for religious reasons, it can be a real challenge. At a traditional hair salon, they risk men seeing them without their headscarves on. But that is now changing. Massachusetts’ first salon and spa established specifically for Muslim women opened on Monday. Shamso Ahmed is the woman behind the new business. She says she’s been dreaming about this since she was a young girl. At the age of 10, Shamso Ahmed fled the civil war in Somalia and arrived in Boston... Read more about Massachusetts Gets Its First Hair Salon Designed For Muslim Women
2019 Apr 19

Full Moon Practices: A Multifaith Exploration

(All day)

Location: 

3 The Green, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Join Buddhist Chaplain Venerable Priya Sraman and Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim for a conversation and exploration of full moon practices in Islamic and Buddhist traditions. Do you have a spiritual or cultural practice that is connected with the full moon or with the moon more generally? Are you curious to hear how people of different backgrounds find meaning in the symbolism of the moon? Join us! All are welcome. A light dinner will be provided. This event is hosted by Tufts University and takes place at Goddard Chape
2019 Feb 22

Greater Boston Stage Company "Keeping Faith: Sister's of Story"

Fri Feb 22 (All day) to Sun Feb 24 (All day)

Location: 

395 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880, USA
Featuring Rohina Malik of Unveiled, Kim Schultz, Susan Stone. Each storyteller tells 3 stories inspired by their respective faith journeys. They are accompanied by Lucia Thomas on violin, oud, and guitar. ​ With the recent uptick of hateful and vitriolic language in this country, Rohina Malik, a Muslim storyteller, wanted to create a project to demonstrate peace and commonalities between us all. She approached Susan Stone, a Jewish storyteller, and Kim Schultz, who identifies as a... Read more about Greater Boston Stage Company "Keeping Faith: Sister's of Story"
2019 Mar 16

Course: History of Muslim Societies to 1258CE with Ustadh Abdul Rahman Latif

Sat Mar 16 (All day) to Sun Mar 24 (All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Allah says in the Qur’an, “Travel in the land and see the consequences of those who were before you…” 30:42 This verse encourages a reflection upon history, an awareness of what people did, and what the effects of their actions were.  History in the Quranic understanding has pedagogical content. The ruins of idolatrous peoples teach us about the tragic results of disbelief. But what can we learn from the vagaries of our own history as Muslims? Before we can even answer that question, what is our history and how did we get to where we are today? In this course, hosted by the Boston Islamic... Read more about Course: History of Muslim Societies to 1258CE with Ustadh Abdul Rahman Latif

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