Islam

2017 Nov 14

Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?

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45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Pastor Keith is the Senior Pastor of Trinity Fellowship Church, in Richardson, TX. He grew up in the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania, graduated with a BS in electrical engineering from Penn State University, and holds a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Rev. Dr. Daniel Kanter is the Senior Minister of First Unitarian Church of Dallas, currently a Resident Fellow at HDS, and author of the book, Faith for the Unbeliever. He holds a D.Min. from Perkins School of theology and an M.Div. from Starr King School for the Ministry at the GTU. Imam Shpendim Nadzaku is the Resident Scholar... Read more about Friends for Good: What Happened When an Imam, an Evangelical Pastor and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Built a Community of Theological Reflection and Friendship in Dallas, Texas?
2017 Nov 11

Arab Conference at Harvard: Defending Arab and Muslim Rights in an Age of Trump

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Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Panel at the annual Arab Conference at Harvard: [Get your tickets here: http://arabconferenceharvard.com/] Cost: $55-160 The Muslim ban and other Trump administration efforts specifically target and seek to punish Arab and Muslim communities in the US and abroad. This administration poses old... Read more about Arab Conference at Harvard: Defending Arab and Muslim Rights in an Age of Trump
2017 Nov 03

11th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture and Award

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1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Tickets are available now for Phillips Brooks House Association’s 11th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, honoring Co-Founder of the Council on American Islamic Relations Nihad Awad. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited — please RSVP now to reserve your spot! We recommend RSVPing on a web browser rather than a mobile device. If you are a teacher or organization and would like to register a group please email Jalem at jalem@pbha... Read more about 11th Annual Robert Coles "Call of Service" Lecture and Award
2017 Nov 09

Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths

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290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
NEC's Intercultural Institute, in collaboration with the Boston Byzantine Music Festival, presents a Symposium on Music and Morality in Abrahamic Traditions. The Israeli scholar of Islamic music, Amnon Shiloah, has described the role of music in the Muslim world as “polyvalent”, an idea which may be applicable across the Abrahamic spectrum—that is: music in all three traditions is respected for its power, and it is given cultural space in which to survive and even thrive, but it does not get a free ride. It must continually argue for its usefulness, and for its place in the spectrum of... Read more about Symposium on Music & Morality in the Abrahamic Faiths
2017 Dec 03

Jetpac Winter Banquet

(All day)

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300 Wellesley Ave, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
Please join us for Jetpac's 2nd Annual Winter Fundraising Banquet at the Wellesley Country Club on the evening of December 3rd. We cordially invite you to this exciting event as we celebrate aspiring American-Muslim candidates and share more about how Jetpac’s work is preparing them for their political runs. Special presentations by Jetpac President and Founder Nadeem Mazen, Vice-President of ISNA Dr. Altaf Husain, and more! This is a plated dinner, and we are recommending formal attire. The venue's dress code can be found here: ... Read more about Jetpac Winter Banquet
2017 Nov 06

Khizr Khan at First Parish Church

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1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Harvard Book Store welcomes Khizr Khan—the Muslim American Gold Star father well known for his 2016 Democratic National Convention speech—for a discussion of his debut memoir An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice. Learn more at ... Read more about Khizr Khan at First Parish Church
2017 Oct 07

Constructive Engagement in a Turbulent Environment: Islamic Conference 2017

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315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
The 32nd Islamic Conference of New England is hosted by the Interfaith Alliance and the Center for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College, under the guiding eye of the Islamic Center of New England. Cost: Student- $15, Adult- $20, Family of 4- $50
2017 Nov 05

Building Meaningful Relationships with Elected Officials

(All day)

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100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury, MA 02120, USA
Join us for the next CAIR Massachusetts Ambassadors training at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC)! Our Government Affairs Director, Nazia Ashraful, will lead a workshop on building meaningful relationships with elected officials, especially in the local context. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

Pluralism Project Summary:

The CAIR Massachusetts Government Affairs Director, Nazia Ashraful, led a training for a group of twenty-five Muslims on how to build relationships with and contact their local officials. The... Read more about Building Meaningful Relationships with Elected Officials
2017 Oct 15

CAIR-Massachusetts & ICB-Wayland Present: Civic Engagement Workshop

(All day)

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126 Boston Post Rd, Wayland, MA 01778, USA
*How does our Islam impact our civic participation? *How can Muslim youth become active in the local political process? *How do we meaningfully engage with our elected officials? Presented by Sr. Nazia Ashraful, Government Affairs Director, CAIR-MA. Program is open to all!
2017 Oct 14

Emerging Dance Performance

(All day)

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185 Green St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
A cross cultural collaboration of dance and music showcasing the richness of Jewish and Muslim cultures. Five poignant dances, punctuated by text from the Torah and Quran and performed by artists from Jordan, Israel, Morocco, Syria and the US illustrate the impact of fear and what is possible when the heart and mind are open. In a Q&A following the performances audience members will have an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with each other and the performers. Two performances: Saturday, October 14, 8pm Sunday October 15, 6pm Cost: $20-$25
2017 Oct 22

Out of Many One, A Teach-in & Solidarity with the Boston Muslim Community

(All day)

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1566 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
A teach-in & 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 troubling times and about what we can do to be of support.
2017 Oct 03

The Dangerous Impact of Eroding Church-State Separation

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120 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
During the struggle for civil rights, restaurant owners and others invoked their religion to refuse service to Black people. Courts rejected that argument, but the Supreme Court re-visits it this fall in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case focused on the rights of same sex couples. But there is much more at stake, as the improper invocation of religion is increasingly used as an excuse to deny civil rights, LGBTQ equality, and reproductive freedom, and as government policies target Muslims and favor other religious beliefs. Join our prominent panel in an urgent discussion of the current state of... Read more about The Dangerous Impact of Eroding Church-State Separation

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