The Council on American-Islamic Relations recently held its annual Interfaith Jummah Prayer event at the state Capitol.
The event, also billed as a "Day of Prayer for Our Legislators," included guest speakers from the interfaith...
To show that respect for others’ beliefs doesn’t mean the weakening of one’s own, but recognizing the dignity and conviction of others who are as certain of their certainties as you may be of yours, and being OK with that.
From the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue to verbal acts of hatred and discrimination, it’s clear that bigotry and intolerance plague our society. Many would argue that forging strong interfaith relations is perhaps more important now than ever before. To break down barriers and comb
The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will offer a one-day training and interactive presentation called "In Her Shoes" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Wildewood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 6900 N Kelley.
The event will include a domestic abuse simulation that is designed to help participants gain a better grasp of what life is like for victims of domestic violence. The program is being held in conjunction with Domestic Violence Prevention Month in October.
"The Interfaith Alliance is offering this training to clergy and staff of community...
School food inclusivity rally (@safest) We as faith leaders are most privileged to cooperate on a project that will benefit our respective communities. For far too long, students who follow religious dietary guidelines have found their public school cafeteria lacks sufficient accommodation in the food offered. Typically students who require a kosher or halal meal have very limited options in school lunch offerings, often choosing to eat nothing. At this time in history, with persistent and growing incidents of discrimination based on religious and racial animus, New York City...
The Peace and Integration Council of North America hosts demystifying Islam events "to put the record straight" about the religion. Displays on the Quran and the contributions of Muslims strive to show Islam as a religion of peace.
Six years ago, local children’s author Jane Zalben was in line at Brooklyn’s classic Sahadi’s purchasing ingredients for Rosh Hashanah while a woman wearing a hijab stood in line next to her. Zalben marveled at the experience – how a Middle Eastern grocer could provide food specialties for two distinct religions. Her newly published picture […]
Faith leaders belonging to diverse religions/denominations are gathering in Reno (Nevada) on July 11 to celebrate completion of seven years of “Faith Forum”, a highly popular one-of-a-kind weekly multi-faith dialogue on religion at a Pulitzer winner Gannett publication in Nevada.