Islam

2018 Apr 08

Open Mosque Day

(All day)

Location: 

100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
ISBCC is proud to be taking part in the 2nd Annual Massachusetts Open Mosque Day on April 8th from 3 pm - 6 pm! Make sure to take part and bring your non-Muslim friends, family, and colleagues. Everyone from all walks of life is welcome to enjoy this day of fun and learning in which all aspects of Islam will be highlighted. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to do your part and help us dispel stereotypes about our wondrous faith!

Jewish and Muslim leaders arrested at deportation protest outside Paul Ryan's office | The Independent

March 7, 2018
Jewish and Muslim faith leaders were arrested outside of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office while calling for an end to deportations. Among them was 2017 Women’s March co-organiser and activist Linda Sarsour, rabbis, and imams all staging a sit-in who were taken away on charges of civil disobedience.

Source: Jewish and Muslim leaders arrested at deportation protest outside Paul Ryan's office | The Independent...

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2018 Mar 11

Kids 4 Peace Boston

(All day)

Location: 

60 Highland St, Newton, MA 02465, USA
Meet inspiring interfaith youth leaders from Boston, hear about peace building in Jerusalem from K4PJ Co-Director Tareq Samman, and enjoy light refreshments with an engaging interfaith community. Please pre-register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOX8DlP2wAHVhhdRgG7Kfp1rnkXRYhm3wpVbHQQxjZUdXEOA/viewform Read more about Kids 4 Peace Boston
2018 Mar 02

Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Mr. Gay Syria Documentary Screening

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
In conjunction with the Harvard LGBTQ Conference 2018, HDS Queer Rites is proud to present a screening of "Mr. Gay Syria," directed by Ayşe Toprak. Refreshments will be provided. "Mr. Gay Syria" follows two gay Syrian refugees who are trying to rebuild their lives. Husein is a barber in Istanbul, living a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud is the founder of Syria's LGBTI movement and is a refugee in Berlin. What brings them together is a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest as an escape from their trapped lives and an answer to their... Read more about Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Mr. Gay Syria Documentary Screening
2018 Mar 04

#StopCVE Youth Workshop

(All day)

Location: 

268 Humboldt Ave, Boston, MA 02121, USA
This is a follow up to the January workshop on policing of Muslim youth and the impacts of programs like CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) that criminalize young Muslims - in Boston, these often focus on the Somali community. You can check out all of the CVE programs we know of in Boston, as well as a digital pamphlet on the harms of CVE at ... Read more about #StopCVE Youth Workshop
2018 Mar 03

Harvard LGBTQ Conference: Bridging Communities Faith-Based Leadership

(All day)

Location: 

Austin Hall, 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Panel hosted in Austin Hall North.

Moderator: Reverend Cody J. Sanders, PhD, Pastor, Old Cambridge Baptist Church

Rabbi Steven Greenberg, Founding Director, Eshel Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, Director of Public Theology Initiatives, Faith Matters Network; Visiting Scholar, Vanderbilt University Divinity School N. Ahmad Khan, Co-Founder, Queer Muslims of Boston  
2018 Feb 23

Interfaith Jummah

(All day)

Location: 

Interfaith Center, 58 Winthrop St, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Where do Muslims run off to on Friday afternoons? What do congressional prayer and discussions look like? What is the faith significant of Friday in Islam? WELL... Come to learn! Come to eat! Come to engage with the Islamic Friday tradition of Jummah!
2018 Mar 01

Islam and Toleration

(All day)

Location: 

Cgis South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Keynote Address: "Reflections on Tolerance and Its Difficulty" Thomas M. Scanlon, Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus, Harvard University   Pluralism Project Summary: The annual Islam and Toleration conference was held on Harvard’s campus during a record-breaking rain storm in March 2018. The conference was sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University and featured speakers from Harvard and other universities around the country. On the opening night of the conference, Harvard... Read more about Islam and Toleration
2018 Mar 02

Islam and Toleration

(All day)

Location: 

Cgis South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

9:30: Coffee

10: Panel One: Muslim Minorities in Non-Muslim Societies

Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Harvard University, Sugata Bose, Harvard University, Jocelyn Cesari, Harvard Divinity School, Yee Htun, Harvard Law School.William A. Graham, moderator

12:00: Break.

1:00: Panel Two: Minorities in Muslim-majority societies.

Orit Bashkin, The University of Chicago, Kristin Fabbe, Harvard Business...

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2018 Mar 03

#STOPCVE Youth Workshop

(All day)

Location: 

89 South St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
This is a follow up to the January workshop on policing of Muslim youth and the impacts of programs like CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) that criminalize young Muslims - in Boston, these often focus on the Somali community. You can check out all of the CVE programs we know of in Boston, as well as a digital pamphlet on the harms of CVE at ... Read more about #STOPCVE Youth Workshop
2018 Feb 24

Diaspora Night

(All day)

Location: 

20 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
The end of black history month is drawing near, and we are going out with a bang! On Saturday February 24th, join us for Diaspora Night— a celebration of the diversity of blackness through performance art featuring special guest presentations exploring the intersections of Black Muslim identity! Brought to you by Tufts’ Black Student Union and Muslim Student Association with co-sponsorship by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, the Tufts’ University Muslim Chaplaincy, and Tufts’ University Muslim Alumni Association.
2018 Feb 12

Eliminate the Muslim: Science, Religion, and the Future of Brown

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
A talk and talk-back lecture with SRC Program Director Ahmed Ragab, Richard T. Watson Associate Professor of Science and Religion. In a present punctuated by bans, walls, registries, violence, and deportations, what is the future of black, brown, and queer? The B/B/Q person is stuck in a timeplay where the future is only a repetition of the present, and affirmation of the past. Thinking through science (fiction), religion, and culture, we discuss what the future means, what time entails, and what implications a timeplay has on present and future identities. The talk/talk-back in the Sperry... Read more about Eliminate the Muslim: Science, Religion, and the Future of Brown
2018 Feb 08

Diversity in Islam Panel

(All day)

Location: 

160 Packard Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
n celebration of Black History Month, the Fletcher Islamic Society (FIS) will be hosting a Diversity in Islam panel on Thursday (2/8/18) from 630-8PM. We would like to invite any Muslim-identifying students at Fletcher to apply to serve on this inaugural panel. This is an incredible opportunity for you to engage with the wider Fletcher community as well as share your lived experiences and perspectives. More importantly, we highly encourage all members of the Fletcher community to attend this special panel and hear from your peers. Please be on the lookout for more information as we approach... Read more about Diversity in Islam Panel

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