Interfaith

Interfaith Interactions

April 29, 2008

Author: BRITTANY M LLEWELLYN

Source: The Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=523350

While snacking on hot cross buns, rice pudding, and challah earlier this month, over 70 students gathered around an arch of colorful poster boards carefully arranged at the back of Lowell dining hall. Each tasty sample of holiday food was accompanied by a conversation about the traditions of one of the many religions represented on campus.

The...

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Rabbi Leads Interfaith Delegation to Iran

April 29, 2008

Author: Haviv Rettig

Source: JPost

http://www.campaigniran.org/casmii/index.php?q=node/4779

For the first time, an American rabbi will be traveling to Iran Tuesday on a mission of interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, one of the early forces behind the Jewish Renewal movement in America, will co-lead a delegation of 21 peace activists to the Islamic Republic on a mission "to humanize the face of Iran, lest we end...

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John Levi Appointed Interfaith Professor at ACU

April 29, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: CathNews/Australian Jewish News

http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=6882

Interfaith pioneer Rabbi John Levi has been awarded a professorship at the Australian Catholic University (ACU).

The Australian Jewish News reports the Rabbi will use the position to "build even stronger bonds between the university and the Australian Jewish community".

"The appointment is a very sincere attempt by the Catholic...

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Mayors Prayer Breakfast Set for Thursday

April 29, 2008

Author: Katherine Geyer

Source: The Signal

http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/1623/

A local business group will be hosting the 4th annual Santa Clarita Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning at the Valencia Hyatt to pray for leaders who shape the future of the community.

The Santa Clarita Valley Interfaith Council will be hosting its own prayer event in front of City Hall after the breakfast.

The breakfast has drawn fire...

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Interfaith Org Holds Delegate Assembly

April 29, 2008

Author: Molly Ritvo

Source: The Jewish Advocate

http://www.thejewishadvocate.com/this_weeks_issue/news/?content_id=4879

Standing before more than 300 leaders of different faiths at a Greater Boston Interfaith Organization action meeting, Massachusetts Secretary of Elder Affairs Michael Festa recently spoke about the importance of supporting the elderly population.

The assembly, which was held on April 8 at Temple Emanuel...

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Islamic Seminary's Plea Against Cow Slaughter Receives Praise

April 28, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Gulf News

Wire Service: IANS

http://www.gulfnews.com/world/India/10208989.html

The Deoband-based Islamic seminary's plea to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating has been warmly received with people saying the gesture will go a long way in further cementing Hindu-Muslim brotherhood.

"The appeal to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating is in tandem with India's secular...

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Candidates for London Mayor Get Religion

April 28, 2008

Author: Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/apr/28/religion.localgovernment

Transport, crime and the economy are traditional vote-winners, but places of worship are also battlegrounds in this year's mayoral election in London. The contenders have thrown themselves into photo opportunities and walkabouts in mosques, temples and churches as they realise the pivotal role of religion in the capital....

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Muslim Scholar's Discourse on Ramayana, Geeta Hit Among Hindus

April 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ET_Cetera/Muslims_Geeta_discourse_a_hit/articleshow/2987528.cms

Every Thursday, the Kothanda Rama Swamy Temple here is packed to capacity by devotees to listen to the discourse on Kamba Ramayana, not by a Hindu teacher but by a Muslim scholar, M Abdul Salaam, whose secular lectures are popular in local mosques and...

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National Services, Events Planned in City, Across Country for National Day of Prayer

April 26, 2008

Author: Carla Hinton

Source: The Oklahoman

http://newsok.com/national-services-events-planned-in-city-across-country-for-national-day-of-prayer/article/3234916/

Prayer services and other events related to the National Day of Prayer are more diverse than ever — in Oklahoma and across the country. The National Day of Prayer was established by Congress in 1952.

In the...

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The Conference Board's Annual Diversity Conferences Set for New York and San Diego

April 25, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Trading Markets/M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/1446349/

Diversity experts and HR executives from organizations ranging from IBM, Manpower, ADP, Oracle, Microsoft, Pepsico and Motorola, to the Anti-Defamation League and higher education, will examine critical workplace issues and challenges such as faith, disabilities, generational differences, globalization and the...

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