Interfaith

Malaysian Custody Dispute Lost Between Courts

April 1, 2010

Author: Liz Gooch

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/02/world/asia/02malay.html

Through most of their 17-year marriage, M. Indira Gandhi says she and her husband observed rituals that she considered integral to their Hindu faith. Each morning they would pray before a shrine and on Fridays they would fast. During festivals they donned brightly colored, traditional outfits to attend their local temple.

Those were...

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Anti-Buddhist Vandalism Denounced In Kentucky

March 31, 2010

Author: Tan Ong

Source: The Chakra

http://www.chakranews.com/anti-buddhist-vandalism-denounced-in-kentucky/640

Interfaith religion supporters recently denounced acts of vandalism on a Buddhist temple in Louisville, Kentucky. A local Buddhist temple was vandalized by culprits wanting to spread hatred and fear among the Buddhists in the area.  These acts are counter to the areas efforts to build acceptance and religious...

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US Exhibit Shows Complex Christian-Jewish Ties In Medieval Spain

March 31, 2010

Author: Chris Herlinger

Source: Ecumenical News International

http://www.eni.ch/featured/article.php?id=3955

 

An exhibit in New York illuminates the complex relationship between Christians and Jews in medieval Spain and shows that producing art was often a cooperative, interfaith enterprise. The exhibit, "Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians, and the Altarpieces of Medieval Spain," at the Museum of Biblical Art, does not...

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Traditional Moroccan Festival Uniting Jews, Muslims At Close Of Passover Comes to Somerville

March 31, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Wicked Local Somerville

http://www.wickedlocal.com/somerville/news/x1009765234/Traditional-Moroccan-festival-uniting-Jews-Muslims-at-close-of-Passover-comes-to-Somerville

Prism and the American Islamic Congress are partnering to create a multicultural evening of music, art, dance and food based on the North African tradition...

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UWO Students Take Interfaith Roadtrip With Plans for More

March 29, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Jewish Tribune

http://www.jewishtribune.ca/TribuneV2/index.php/201003292857/UWO-students-take-interfaith-roadtrip-with-plans-for-more.html

Students at the University of Western Ontario enjoyed a recent interfaith experience that explored the role of women within Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

The free program, the Abrahamic Roadtrip, was...

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Interfaith Seder Provides Plenty Of Food for Thought

March 26, 2010

Author: Jeff Strickler

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/faith/89275707.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqyP4O:DW3ckUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUsZ

Although only in its third year, the annual Passover seder sponsored by the St. Paul Interfaith Network can be declared a resounding success. In fact, had anyone else shown up for last weekend's program, they would have ended up...

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Youth Interfaith Meet Held

March 25, 2010

Author: Jasjit Kaur Ahuja

Source: India Journal

http://www.indiajournal.com/pages/event.php?id=10427

Twenty-four teenagers from the Sikh community took part in the 6th Annual Interfaith Youth Dialogue sponsored by the Interfaith Council of Central Orange County on March 7.

The event was a tremendous success, with about 120 high school teens and 25 adults participating in a discussion of the theme “When times get tough, how do...

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Interpreting An Embrace: A Jew And a Sikh In Kansas

March 24, 2010

Author: Rabbi Or Rose

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-or-rose/interpreting-an-embrace-a_b_511277.html

A shiny red, mid-sized rental car pulled up to the curb and from it emerged a very tall, dark-skinned man with an off-white turban, long graying beard, and boyish smile. "Come my friend, let me help you with your bags. On a hot day like this, we can all use some help." With that, Dr....

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Buddhist Leaders Attend Indonesia's Muslim Congress Opening

March 23, 2010

Author: Bagus BT Saragih

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Jakarta Post

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=58,9022,0,0,1,0

The opening ceremony of the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) congress Tuesday represents the largest Islamic organization’s commitment to religious harmony. Wearing orange monk’s robes, two Buddhist leaders stole the spotlight among the thousands of NU members participating in the congress.

One of...

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Multi-Faith Youth Prepare for Leadership

March 23, 2010

Author: Lorraine Connolly

Source: Community Newswire

http://www.communitynewswire.press.net/article.jsp?id=6627084

Fifteen young people from across the region have been chosen to take part in Leicester's first multi-faith leadership residential programme.

The young men and women, between the ages of 16 and 25, were selected for their dedication to community service and passion for global causes. They include representatives from...

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Hindus, Muslims Rebuild Shrines And Peace In Bareilly

March 22, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sify News

http://sify.com/news/hindus-muslims-rebuild-shrines-and-peace-in-bareilly-news-national-kdwqEbhjdde.html

If the recent riots made Bareilly cry for peace, the trouble-torn district in western Uttar Pradesh is now witnessing a rare show of communal harmony now -- Muslims taking up the construction of a damaged temple and Hindus joining hands to restore a mazar...

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A Synagogue’s Unveiling Exposes a Conundrum

March 21, 2010

Author: Michael Slackman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/world/middleeast/22egypt.html?src=me

Down a winding alley, deep in a quiet neighborhood of rutted roads and donkey carts, where food vendors sold cheap sandwiches and children chased after a soccer ball, an extraordinary moment passed here with little notice: Jews and Muslims, Israelis and Egyptians sat together and celebrated their shared...

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